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July 14, 2018
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Support the Land and Water Conservation Fund

The Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) has helped protect birds and their habitats by conserving public land in every state for over 50 years. But, without […]
July 10, 2018
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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 […]
June 20, 2018

Calamus Update: BioBlitz 2018

The Calamus Swamp BioBlitz was held on My 26, 2018. Read on to find out what the team found on that big day.
June 20, 2018

Calamus Update: New Signage

Columbus Audubon partnered with the Pickaway County Park District to create and erect a new sign near the entrance to Calamus Swamp Preserve. Pickaway County Park […]
June 1, 2018
Red-shouldered Hawk - Photo Earl Harrison

Ohio Avian Research Conference Keynote Speaker

The keynote speaker this year’s Ohio Avian Research Conference is Dr. Robert Mauck of Kenyon College.  Dr. Mauck researches seabirds with a focus on Leach’s Storm-Petrels […]