Conservation Articles and News

February 20, 2017
American Kestrel on Wire - Photo Earl Harrison

Prisoners Restoring Ohio’s Owls and Falcons

A unique kestrel adventure began on October 22, 2014 when I received an email from Donna Schwab, Assistant Wildlife Management Supervisor, ODNR, Division of Wildlife. Donna […]
February 17, 2017

Conservation Spotlight: Calamus Swamp

February 6, 2017
Chimney Swift Overhead - Photo Jim Mcculloch

2016 Fall Chimney Swift Counts

On August 8, 2016, I set out to start my fourteenth annual fall Chimney Swift count as swifts select local chimneys for nightly roosting as they […]
February 6, 2017
American Kestrel on Wire - Photo Earl Harrison

Delaware County Kestrel Nestbox Project: 2016

Dick Phillips and I maintain and monitor 18 boxes of a project that started 25 years ago when the Delaware County Health Department encouraged students throughout […]
February 1, 2017
Broadcast Towers with Lights

Making Broadcast Towers More Bird-Friendly

Here’s some good news for birds — and people. There’s a simple way to decrease the number of birds killed when they collide with broadcast towers. […]