Tag: Central Flyway

If a Tree Falls in the Valley: The Sabal Palm and the Border Fence

Written by | June 22nd, 2009


n order to save rare sabal palms that would otherwise be leveled by construction of the United States-Mexico border fence, the Conservancy is partnering with the U.S Fish and Wildlife Service and Audubon Texas in coordination with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to transplant palms to safe ground, one tree at a time.

Howard Cheek and the Relevance of Beauty

Written by | April 3rd, 2009


With so much attention being paid to the entirety of America’s bird species, this might be a good time to take a closer look at a few individual birds. A cardinal, perhaps, with wings stretched wide for a soft landing; or a ruby-throated hummingbird, frozen in mid-flight, its tiny, feathered body floating against a deep […]

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