Education Articles and News

January 8, 2021
Magnolia Warbler - Photo Earl Harrison

Birds Makes Us Happier

It’s not your imagination: seeing and hearing birds really can make you happier. An article by Julia Zarankin on the Audubon website cites several studies showing […]
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 […]
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.