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June 25, 2018
Swale at Calamus - Photo Trudy Brandenburg

Calamus Swamp BioBlitz: An Author’s Perspective

I clicked on the May 2018 Song Sparrow newsletter email and scrolled through the events. Interesting. A BioBlitz at Calamus Swamp Preserve, 6:00 am to midnight, May 26. The purpose was to collect data for the preserve and I get jazzed being a citizen scientist.
June 23, 2018
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Cut It Out – Plastic, That Is

Plastics are great things for a lot of reasons and a lot of uses. But plastic can be a problem, and even a death sentence, for […]
June 21, 2018
Wood Duck - Photo Susan Young

Ohio’s Sen Rob Portman Among Audubon Honorees

At the recent national Audubon board meeting, Audubon presented its “Conservation Hero” award to Ohio’s Senator Rob Portman. Senator Portman was one of over a dozen […]
June 20, 2018

Calamus Update: BioBlitz 2018

The Calamus Swamp BioBlitz was held on My 26, 2018. Read on to find out what the team found on that big day.
June 20, 2018

Calamus Update: New Signage

Columbus Audubon partnered with the Pickaway County Park District to create and erect a new sign near the entrance to Calamus Swamp Preserve. Pickaway County Park […]
June 1, 2018
Red-shouldered Hawk - Photo Earl Harrison

Ohio Avian Research Conference Keynote Speaker

The keynote speaker this year’s Ohio Avian Research Conference is Dr. Robert Mauck of Kenyon College.  Dr. Mauck researches seabirds with a focus on Leach’s Storm-Petrels […]
May 23, 2018
Eastern Bluebird - Photo Earl Harrison

Central Ohio OYBC Member Published at Cornell NestWatch Site

The Cornell Lab of Ornithology NestWatch Web site features an article by Katelyn Shelton, member of the Central Ohio chapter of the Ohio Young Birders Club. The […]
May 23, 2018

Book Corner: The Genius of Birds

You’ev heard the expressions: “bird brain”, “featherhead”. And what’s “turkey” if not a low-IQ loser? But Jennifer Ackerman begs to differ. Throughout her easy-reading but informative […]
May 20, 2018
Northern Cardinal - Photo Earl Harrison

Ohio Avian Research Conference Set for October 20

The sixth annual Ohio Avian Research Conference will be held on Saturday, October 20th at Denison University’s Samson-Talbot Biological Building in Granville, Ohio. Ohio’s conference is one […]