Conservation Articles and News

August 9, 2018
American Goldfinch (landscape) - Photo Earl Harrison

Conservation Grant Proposals Now Being Accepted

It’s that time of year again!  Columbus Audubon is officially accepting proposals for Conservation Grants for 2019.  We are looking for proposals that support the conservation […]
July 24, 2018
Tree Swallow Pair on Post - Photo Earl Harrison

Delaware County Conservation – 2018 Early July Updates

Early July is not the best time to report on avian nesting seasons since most species have not finished their seasonal use of nestboxes, nestjars, and […]
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 […]