Conservation Articles and News

January 21, 2021
Nest Boxes at OECC Prairie

Avian Conservation at the Olentangy Environmental Control Center: 2020

The Olentangy Environmental Control Center (OECC) is one of Delaware County’s wastewater treatment facilities and has a capacity of more than five million gallons daily. It […]
January 12, 2021
Long-eared Owl - Photo John Kuenzli

Owl Project Update: January 2021

Columbus Audubon is proud to sponsor the Central Ohio Owl Research Project led by Dr Blake Mathys. The project started its first targeted searching on December […]
December 12, 2020

Owl Project Update: December 2020

Columbus Audubon is proud to sponsor the Central Ohio Owl Research Project led by Dr Blake Mathys. Circumstances unavoidably prevented banding for a few weeks in […]
November 27, 2020
Chimney Swifts

2020 Fall Chimney Swift Counts

For the eighteenth consecutive year, I counted migrating Chimney Swifts as they dropped into chimneys to spend their nights clinging to bricks and mortar before emerging […]
November 26, 2020
Northern Saw-whet Owl - Photo Mick Thompson

Owl Project Update: November 2020

November 2020 report from Dr Blake Mathys, head of the Central Ohio Owl Project. Columbus Audubon is proud to sponsor this avian research project. After running […]