Education Articles and News

April 16, 2019

Lights Out Columbus: a community approach to avian conservation

Matthew B. Shumar Program Coordinator, Ohio Bird Conservation Initiative   March 29, 2018: some three months after our 10th wedding anniversary, my wife and I finally […]
June 8, 2016
Kayaks on the Move - Photo Peter Emmett

Central Ohio OYBC: Birding by Kayak

We got on to the water at about 9:00 am. We stayed in one spot to wait for other people. As we were waiting Trevor, Anna, and […]
September 30, 2013
A Cape May Sunset

An Ohio Young Birder at Camp Avocet

Cape May SunsetColumbus Audubon helped Joey Tomei, a member of the Central Ohio Chapter of the Ohio Young Birders Club, attend an American Birding Association (ABA) birding camp called Camp Avocet. In this report, Joey tells us about his unforgettable experience there.

April 3, 2011
Young Birders Awards at CA Annual Meeeting

Ohio Young Birders Recognized For Conservation Work

Young Birders Awards at CA Annual MeeetingThis year's Annual Meeting of Columbus Audubon was a time to celebrate the future. Members of the Central Ohio Chapter of the Ohio Young Birders Club (OYBC) delivered a presentation to the gathering and were, in turn, recognized for their conservation efforts.

January 29, 2011
Measuring Wildlife Tracks for Identification

Ohio Young Birders Brave The Elements

On a frigid day in late January, the Central Ohio Chapter of Ohio Young Birders Club (OYBC) defied the extreme outdoor temperatures and plunged into the great outdoors! The location was Prairie Rose Farm in North Lewisburg, Ohio and the focus of the field trip was Winter Wildlife Tracking.

December 20, 2010
South Side Settlement students look for birds along the Scioto River

South Side Settlement House: Student Conservation Champions

Students who attend the after school program at the South Side Settlement House are learning what it means to be a conservation champion - one who takes action to conserve, preserve and respect the environment.