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October 5, 2020
Rocky Fork Metro Park Wetland - Photo Kim Martin

Great Lakes Wetlands That Birds Love (and Need)

Here in Ohio, we know all about Great Lakes wetlands: in northwest Ohio, the wetlands along Lake Erie are a bird (and birders) paradise. But other […]
September 27, 2020

Successful Workday at Calamus Swamp

Columbus Audubon volunteers had a terrific day on Saturday, September 19, at Calamus Swamp!  Our hard-working crew of 17 people worked on the boardwalk, repairing some […]
September 27, 2020
Red-breasted Merganser - Photo Mick Thompson

Icebreaker Project: Audubon’s Position

In light of recent actions by the Ohio Power Siting Board, Audubon Great Lakes reaffirmed its position on the “Icebreaker” wind energy project. Audubon’s wind energy […]
September 22, 2020
Long-eared Owl Closeup - Photo Earl Harrison

Wintering Owl Research in Central Ohio

Do you know -- or suspect -- where owls are wintering in your area? Please help Dr Blake Mathys with his wintering owl documentation project.
September 20, 2020
Chimney Swift Overhead - Photo Jim Mcculloch

Swift Nights Out: September 11 – 13, 2020

Swift Night Out is the weekend for official counts of roosting Chimney Swifts. The swifts provide a spectacle as they swirl in the air, only to drop into a chimney for the night. The counts help scientists to follow swift populations.
September 10, 2020
Patsy Deerhake

Everyday Heroes: Patsy Deerhake

The Columbus Dispatch recently honored Clintonville resident Patsy Deerhake as an “Everyday Hero”. We at Columbus Audubon salute Patsy as well — she took the lead […]
September 10, 2020
Northern Cardinal - Photo Alan Schmierer

Climate Presentation: Recording Available

If you want to hear Dr Terry Root's September 8 climate presentation again, or you missed it the first time, a recording is now available.
August 29, 2020
Monarch Butterfly on Swamp Milkweed

Happy Anniversary, Nature Scoop!

August was the 14-year anniversary of Nature Scoop, the online newsletter published by our friend, Toni Stahl. Congratulations Toni, and thanks for your hard work. Special […]
August 29, 2020
Laysan Albatross Mother and Chick - Photo National Marine Sanctuaries

Albatrosses Could Police the Oceans

Learn how Wandering Albatrosses could help detect pirate fishing -- the same illegal fishing that often kills albatrosses.