Conservation Articles and News

June 24, 2009
Eggs on May 21st

Song Sparrows

Michelle Migliore was privilged to have a nesting Song Sparrow in an easily accessible location in her yard.  She shares her story, including photographs of the nestlings, with us.

June 23, 2009
Osprey Pair On Platform

Ospreys on Columbus Area Reservoirs

On June 13, Dick Tuttle recently did a census of Osprey nests on the reservoirs north of Columbus.  Take a look at what he found....

May 14, 2009
Delaware Owlets May, 2009

Owls and Kestrels: May, 2009

Dick Tuttle leads efforts to help nesting American Kestrels and Eastern Screech Owls in Delware County.  Read Dick's lastest update on his efforts and the nesting success of these popular species.

March 13, 2009
Mid-May Bluebird Nests in Delaware County

Mid-May Nest Count Revisited

How are bluebirds doing in Central Ohio over the past several years?  If anyone knows, it's Dick Tuttle, who has been monitoring active bluebird nests in Delaware County with a mid-May census since 1968.  Check out his conclusions in this article.
September 30, 2008

Incredible Journey: Bar-tailed Godwits

11,000 miles non-stop?  No, not a high-flying jet, but nature's marathon migrant, the Bar-tailed Godwit.