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June 20, 2021
Tree Swallow Fledglings - Photo Barbara Krizman

Nesting Birds Tip: Leave Them Alone

It's time for a seasonal reminder: Many birds are nest-building, incubating, or feeding young, and they are extremely vulnerable. There's no reason to make their lives any more vulnerable or more difficult.
June 20, 2021

In Memoriam: Mike Flynn

Columbus Audubon is saddened to report the passing of long-time board member, program chair, and good friend Michael (Mike) Flynn. Mike was known to all of us as a dedicated volunteer, a great photographer, and a patient and caring person. He will be greatly missed.
May 4, 2021

Coffee for the Birds

You can help save your favorite birds while enjoying a cup of java. It's a win-win: find out how.
May 2, 2021

Lights Out for Spring Migrants

As spring migrants begin to make their way through Ohio, it’s time to turn off unnecessary outdoor lights and keep indoor lights inside. The birds are counting on you!
April 29, 2021
Bald Eagle - Photo Earl Harrison

Recovering America’s Wildlife Act

The Recovering America’s Wildife Act (RAWA) was introduced in Congress on Earth Day! This act would provide funds to help state conservation programs. No new taxes […]
April 29, 2021
Song Sparrow - Photo Tom Sheley

In the Footsteps of Margaret Morse Nice

You probably know that our “mascot”, the Song Sparrow, has a special place in the history of central Ohio ornithology. (Check out Song Sparrow web page […]
April 18, 2021

Owl Project Update: April 2021

The Central Ohio Owl Project was very successful this winter, with over 1,600 owl sightings and over a dozen owls banded. Project leader Dr Blake Mathys reports in on the project, which was proudly supported by Columbus Audubon.
April 16, 2021
Gabe's scout team

Eagle Scout Bluebird Project

Gabe Rich, a senior at Westerville Central High School, became an Eagle Scout with a project that was truly for the birds!
April 15, 2021
Ruby-throated Hummingbird

Gardening at the GIAC

If you are interested in or have been involved in gardening at the Grange Insurance Audubon Center, you are invited to attend their gardening workday and […]