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August 10, 2018
Katelyn Shelton

Columbus OYBC Member Featured in National Audubon Article

Katelyn Shelton, a member of the Central Ohio Chapter of the Ohio Young Birders Club, is featured in an article on the national Audubon Web site. […]
July 25, 2018
Red-bellied Woodpecker - Earl Harrison

Birds Eat Hundreds of Tons of Insects

If you were wondering about the economic value of the world’s insect-eating (insectivorous) birds, wonder no more! Scientists estimate that birds consume between 400 – 500 […]
July 24, 2018
Tree Swallow Pair on Post - Photo Earl Harrison

Delaware County Conservation – 2018 Early July Updates

Early July is not the best time to report on avian nesting seasons since most species have not finished their seasonal use of nestboxes, nestjars, and […]
July 24, 2018
Ruby-throated Hummingbird

Hummingbirds: Jewels of the Sky

Here in Ohio, we marvel at Ruby-throated Hummingbirds, but there are plenty more species of these avian marvels off to our west! The national Audubon web […]
July 10, 2018
Monarch Butterfly on Swamp Milkweed

Dispatch Article on Backyard Wildlife Habitats

The Columbus Dispatch recently ran an article on local people, including our friend Toni Stahl, who have made their yards into wildlife habitats. It’s not a difficult […]
June 29, 2018

Audubon Center in Local Ad Campaign

The Grange Insurance Audubon Center is featured in the Chamber of Commerce “Ohio Businesses: Good for Life” ad campaign. A short spot has already been released […]
June 25, 2018
Swale at Calamus - Photo Trudy Brandenburg

Calamus Swamp BioBlitz: An Author’s Perspective

I clicked on the May 2018 Song Sparrow newsletter email and scrolled through the events. Interesting. A BioBlitz at Calamus Swamp Preserve, 6:00 am to midnight, May 26. The purpose was to collect data for the preserve and I get jazzed being a citizen scientist.
June 23, 2018
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Cut It Out – Plastic, That Is

Plastics are great things for a lot of reasons and a lot of uses. But plastic can be a problem, and even a death sentence, for […]
June 21, 2018
Wood Duck - Photo Susan Young

Ohio’s Sen Rob Portman Among Audubon Honorees

At the recent national Audubon board meeting, Audubon presented its “Conservation Hero” award to Ohio’s Senator Rob Portman. Senator Portman was one of over a dozen […]

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