Early Signs of Spring

  We always like to have our personal myths of what constitutes the first true ‘sign’ of Spring. Frogs croaking in the marsh, Robins gamboling around the lawn, or Bluebirds singing from a nest box, each of these acts as a comfortable reassurance that winter is finally on the wane. But most of our signs…

Minerva Park

Minerva Park

Some of Columbus’ neighborhoods offer surprisingly good birding, usually depending on how much of their native forest is still there. One of the most interesting, both biologically and historically, is Minerva Park. As its name implies, this was once a park, but it was an amusement park rather than a nature park. The park kept…