Conservation Articles and News

March 10, 2021
American Kestrel - Photo Mick Thompson

The 2020 American Kestrel Nesting Season

Dick Tuttle shares the results of the Kestrel conservation efforts that he and Dick Phillips take on every year. The 202 season certainly was like no other!
February 17, 2021
Eastern Bluebird - Photo Earl Harrison

Birds Add to Happiness

A recently released study concludes that diversity of bird species is associated with higher life satisfaction. The study, published in Ecological Economics, is the first continent-wide […]
February 17, 2021
EcoWeekend: Tree Canopy with Sky

Trees Slow Climate Change – At a Cost

Widespread forest management and protections against deforestation can help mitigate climate change – but will come with a steep cost if deployed as broadly as policymakers […]
February 15, 2021
Purple Martins - Photo Agnieszka Bacal

Martin Madness

Read an Eagle Scout’s account of his project building Purple Martin colonies and Blue Bird boxes while learning about the natural history of these awe-inspiring birds.
February 10, 2021
Bald Eagle (First Year)

A Gathering of Eagles

Dick Tuttle tells us about his observations of a group of Bald Eagles feeding opportunistically on a small carcass.