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September 22, 2020
Long-eared Owl Closeup - Photo Earl Harrison

Wintering Owl Research in Central Ohio

Do you know -- or suspect -- where owls are wintering in your area? Please help Dr Blake Mathys with his wintering owl documentation project.
September 20, 2020
Chimney Swift Overhead - Photo Jim Mcculloch

Swift Nights Out: September 11 – 13, 2020

Swift Night Out is the weekend for official counts of roosting Chimney Swifts. The swifts provide a spectacle as they swirl in the air, only to drop into a chimney for the night. The counts help scientists to follow swift populations.
September 19, 2020
Polar Bear - Photo Courtesy of National Park Service

Byrd Center Symposium on Climate Change

The Byrd Polar and Climate Research Center is one of the United States’ premier climate research facilities — and you can join their big event for […]
September 10, 2020
Patsy Deerhake

Everyday Heroes: Patsy Deerhake

The Columbus Dispatch recently honored Clintonville resident Patsy Deerhake as an “Everyday Hero”. We at Columbus Audubon salute Patsy as well — she took the lead […]
September 10, 2020
Northern Cardinal - Photo Alan Schmierer

Climate Presentation: Recording Available

If you want to hear Dr Terry Root's September 8 climate presentation again, or you missed it the first time, a recording is now available.
September 4, 2020
Rocky Fork Metro Park Wetland - Photo Kim Martin

Working Wetlands Webinar

Do you own or manage a wetland area, whether large or small? Do you want to learn more about how wetlands can work for you? The […]
August 29, 2020
Monarch Butterfly on Swamp Milkweed

Happy Anniversary, Nature Scoop!

August was the 14-year anniversary of Nature Scoop, the online newsletter published by our friend, Toni Stahl. Congratulations Toni, and thanks for your hard work. Special […]
August 29, 2020
Laysan Albatross Mother and Chick - Photo National Marine Sanctuaries

Albatrosses Could Police the Oceans

Learn how Wandering Albatrosses could help detect pirate fishing -- the same illegal fishing that often kills albatrosses.
August 18, 2020
Mallard - Photo Earl Harrison

Great American Outdoors Act Becomes Law

Showing that bipartisan legislation still can pass occasionally, the Great American Outdoors Act was passed and was signed into law on August 4. Groups from the […]