Bill Heck

February 28, 2019

Book Corner: Unseen City

The full title says it all:  Unseen City: The Majesty of Pigeons, the Discreet Charm of Snails, and Other Wonders of the Urban Wilderness. Author Nathaniel […]
May 23, 2018

Book Corner: The Genius of Birds

You’ev heard the expressions: “bird brain”, “featherhead”. And what’s “turkey” if not a low-IQ loser? But Jennifer Ackerman begs to differ. Throughout her easy-reading but informative […]
March 30, 2018

Visionary Women

The world knows Charles Darwin as a keen observer of the natural world and as a theorist. But Darwin was a remarkable expermenter also, as James Costa shows in this book.
February 21, 2018

Darwin’s Backyard

The world knows Charles Darwin as a keen observer of the natural world and as a theorist. But Darwin was a remarkable expermenter also, as James Costa shows in this book.
September 2, 2017
Avids at Wilderness Road - Photo Earl Harrison

For Peat’s Sake, Avids: 26 August 2017

It was August, so the Avid Birders were on the hunt for shorebirds. And shorebirds we found - read on to learn all about it.