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Hey, birders: It’s time for Project Feeder Watch

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Project FeederWatch, Cornell University’s citizen science program sponsored by the Lab of Ornithology, has begun a new season, and new volunteers are always welcome.

Hey, birders: It’s time for Project Feeder Watch

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Project FeederWatch, Cornell University’s citizen science program sponsored by the Lab of Ornithology, has begun a new season, and new volunteers are always welcome.

How to ID common feeder birds

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Identifying common backyard birds is relatively simple by using a step-by-step procedure.

Turkey’s eyes are key to staying alive in wilderness

Thursday, November 6, 2014

It should surprise no experienced hunter or birder that wild turkeys have incredible eyesight.

Mast of all kinds is a critical wildlife food

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Last week a caller to my radio show asked that I explain the word “mast.” “I’ve often heard you use the term, but I’m not sure exactly what it means,” she said. It’s a great question, especially at this time of year.

Chickadees find ways to cope with cold weather

Thursday, October 23, 2014

A frequent question among readers in the aftermath of last winter’s deep freeze was, “How do birds survive overnight low temperatures that plunge below zero degrees Fahrenheit?”

What to put in your bird feeders this coming winter

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Feeding backyard birds can be as simple or as complicated as you choose to make it.

Helping endangered wildlife species one stamp at a time

Thursday, October 9, 2014

With the 100th anniversary of the extinction of the passenger pigeon fresh on our minds, I’m pleased to report an easy and inexpensive way that everyone can help prevent future extinctions of wildlife by simply mailing a letter.

Still no upside to feeding deer

Thursday, October 2, 2014

While well-intentioned, feeding deer corn is still not advisable.

Concept of conservation: Oaks and Acorns

Thursday, September 25, 2014

The concept of conservation, using resources sustainably over time, is relatively new.

Are monarch butterflies on the rebound?

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Some promising sings for monarchs.

Winter kills wildlife, or does it survive the cold?

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Last winter many readers wrote to ask how wildlife could survive the frigid polar vortices.

Passenger pigeons are gone, for better and for worse

Thursday, September 4, 2014

Passenger pigeons are an example why we should never underestimate extinction.

Preservation: The Wilderness Act of 1964 marks 50 years

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Fifty years ago, on Sept. 3, 1964, President Lyndon Johnson signed the Wilderness Act of 1964.

The basic science of Harmful Algal Blooms

Thursday, August 21, 2014

A little phosphorus makes Lake Erie the “Walleye Capital of the World,” but too much phosphorus can lead to harmful algal blooms.

Insects: Spittlebugs, galls, and evening singers

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Insects thrive during the warmth of summer, and many are conspicuous and familiar.

Hummingbird guilt while on summer vacation

Thursday, August 7, 2014

When my wife and I left on vacation July 21, I felt pangs of guilt. I had been hosting a growing number of ruby-throated hummingbirds at my feeders since early May.

Books for the rest of summer

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Relaxing in a hammock with a good book is a great way to relax on a warm summer afternoon. Here are a few titles that have recently caught my eye.

Observing summer deer is a real outdoor treat

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Deer are active in the summer, and enjoyable to watch, from a safe distance.

Observing summer deer is a real outdoor treat

Thursday, July 24, 2014

About three weeks ago I noticed a doe and her twin fawns passing leisurely through the yard shortly before 7 a.m.

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