Conservation Articles and News

April 21, 2020
American Kestrel - Photo Mick Thompson

The Delaware County Kestrel Project – April 11, 2020

On April 11, Dick Phillips and I made our second round of checking eighteen American Kestrel nestboxes in the northern third of Delaware County, Ohio. The […]
March 29, 2020
Tree Swallows - Photo Kevin Vance

Two Different Habitats

Wildlife habitats vary greatly and will ultimately determine how a parcel of our earth is used and by whom. I will describe two different habitats and […]
March 29, 2020
Laysan Albatross Mother and Chick - Photo National Marine Sanctuaries

Stuck at Home? View a Webcam!

Are you sheltering in place — and getting pretty bored? Or do you still go to work — but need some help relaxing? Check out the animal […]
March 1, 2020
Chimney Swift Pair in Flight - Photo Paul and Georgean Kyle

Delaware 2019 Fall Chimney Swift Counts

The 2019 fall swift counts took place during 57 evenings at five chimneys, all within the city of Delaware, Ohio. Compared to the previous sixteen years […]
January 29, 2020
Tree Swallow Pair on Post - Photo Earl Harrison

Tree Swallows Need Toeholds

In 1975, I enrolled in a summer course, Environmental Interpretation 610, taught by Dr. Gabe Cherem at the Ohio State University. For one of my assignments, […]