Calamus Swamp Update
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Calamus Swamp Update

We made some great progress during our work days this year. When you visit Calamus, the difference is obvious. You’ll notice areas that are now nearly completely cleared of invasive plants, which will allow native plants to spread out and take hold. We have also made some real progress with repairing the boardwalk where needed.    Many thanks to…

Service in the Preserves: Work Trip Report
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Service in the Preserves: Work Trip Report

Service in the Preserves has been busy, and we’d like your help!  We are a part of Columbus Audubon, and our work trips take volunteers to many beautiful places that most people don’t get to see. We work hard, but we also have a lot of fun. If you’d like to help us, please follow…

Central Ohio Owl Project Update: November, 2021
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Central Ohio Owl Project Update: November, 2021

The Central Ohio Owl Project started Northern Saw-whet Owl banding efforts on October 16th and the nets have been open almost every night since then. Ten Northern Saw-whet Owls have been banded; and the best night so far was November 6th, with four saw-whets caught. The owls captured so far this fall have been a…

2021 Delaware Co. Kestrel Nesting Season
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2021 Delaware Co. Kestrel Nesting Season

The human side of the American Kestrel’s 2021 nesting season involved thirteen trips where Dick Phillips drove more than twenty miles from his home in eastern Delaware County to my home in Delaware, Ohio. Then, after we loaded my fiberglass extension ladder and other materials into Dick’s truck, we traveled more than fifty miles along…