Conservation Articles and News

July 19, 2020
Red-winged Blackbird - Photo Mick Thompson

Conservation Projects Status – Late June 2020

Cattail Memories On May 3, I was monitoring my twenty nestboxes in Smith Park’s  drainage ditch along Troy Road, and as I descended into the ditch […]
July 19, 2020
- Photo Mick Thompson

History Repeats Itself for Alum Creek Ospreys

On July 8, 2020, I drove to Alum Creek to check on the Osprey families on Platforms AC-1 and AC-2. Three fish hawk nestlings were standing […]
June 19, 2020
Tree Swallow on Post - Photo Earl Harrison

Virtual Cavity-nesting Birding Tour

Join Dr Kelly Williams and her group at Ohio University for a virtual tour of their nestbox trail for cavity-nesting birds in Athens.
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 […]