Conservation Articles and News

August 24, 2019
Chimney Swift Overhead - Photo Jim Mcculloch

Franklinton Farms: Chimney Swift Tower

Franklinton Farms was awarded a $600 Conservation Grant for Bird Conservation Through Avian Architecture at Franklinton Farms. The project involved building and erecting a Chimney Swift Tower on the farm grounds.
August 22, 2019
American Kestrel - Photo Mick Thompson

2019’s Truncated American Kestrel Nesting Season

Nesting seasons involve many things such as the arrival of adult birds, courtship, selecting and winning nest sites, laying eggs, feeding nestlings, fledging events, etc., but […]
August 19, 2019
Upland Sandpiper - Photo Earl Harrison

Muddy Future: Central Ohio Shore-birding

It’s early September, do you know where your shorebirds are? Sometimes it seems like the phrases ‘central Ohio’ and ‘shorebirds’ never really belong together. We’ve had […]
August 6, 2019
Prothonotary Warbler right - Photo Earl Harrison

2020 Small Grant Proposals Now Being Accepted!

It’s hard to believe, but it’s that time of year again! Columbus Audubon is now accepting proposals for small grants for 2020 projects. We are looking for proposals […]
July 21, 2019
K-14 Kestrel Shields Hatchlings

Summer Happenings – 2019

American Kestrels As of June 26, Dick Phillips and I have made nine monitoring trips to 18 kestrel nestboxes that make up the Delaware County Kestrel […]