Birding by Kayak

Birding by Kayak

The central chapter of the OYBC went birding by kayak on June 1st. This has been an annual event for the Central Ohio chapter. Our advisor, Darlene Sillick, coordinates the event with Adaptive Adventure Sports Coalition at Twin Lakes. I personally look forward to this event every year. It is one of my favorites, and…

OYBC at Green Lawn

OYBC at Green Lawn

Our Central Ohio Young Birders hike on Saturday, November 10th can be summed up in one word: BRRRRR! This was our November outing, and we met at Green Lawn Cemetery for a bird hike and held our annual planning session. At 8:00 am when the hike started it was 20°, but with the wind chill it was a…

Guest Columnists: Developing the Next Gen of Bird Conservation Leaders

Guest Columnists: Developing the Next Gen of Bird Conservation Leaders

The 12th Annual Ohio Young Birders Conference was held on Saturday, November 3 and hosted by our partners at the Grange Insurance Audubon Center. This keystone event for Black Swamp Bird Observatory’s Ohio Young Birders Club (OYBC) includes presentations by student members, a keynote address by a youth conservation leader, and field trip. The annual…

Year of the Bird Experience Day
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Year of the Bird Experience Day

One beautiful fall day in October, more than 250 people celebrated the Year of the Bird at Grange Audubon Center. In a single day event, birders and photographers experienced the wonder of wildlife through a photographer’s lens. Grange Audubon welcomed Canon, photographic industry leader and sponsor of the 2018 Audubon Photography Awards which were on…