Tag: Birding

Your Smartphone Can Connect You To — And Help Save — Nature

Written by | April 14th, 2014

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Want to learn about, support and protect nature? There’s an app that can help. Blogger Megan Sheehan shares some of the latest apps that connect you to nature.

Creating a Bird-Friendly Backyard

Written by | March 25th, 2014

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Spring migration is in the air. What can you do to make your own backyard accommodating for these frequent flyers? The Conservancy’s Dave Mehlman offers some easy tips to make your own backyard attractive to spring migrants.

Boucher’s Birding Blog: Winter Birding – The Irruption Begins!

Written by | December 3rd, 2012

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Hey birders: This winter, many species normally found in the northern boreal forests–White-Winged Crossbills, Snow Buntings and others–are showing up in more southerly climes. Our birding expert gives some pointers on getting in on the action.

Review: An Eternity of Eagles

Written by | October 29th, 2012

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Eagles that ride with Mongolian horsemen, eagles that are worshipped, eagles that attack and eat people: The “world’s most fascinating bird” is even wilder than you think. A review of Stephen Bodio’s latest book, An Eternity of Eagles.

Cool Green Morning: Monday, April 9

Written by | April 9th, 2012

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Happy Monday! Start your week off with some green news.

  1. We’re going birding… 125 million years into the past. (Wired Science)
  2. Hair loss affects middle-aged men and now polar bears? (Huffington Post Green)
  3. Conservation milestone: the world’s most endangered ducks hatch. (BBC)
  4. Brooks unveils super duper green running shoe. (TreeHugger)
  5. Since Easter eggs are still on the brain, here’s a guide to urban chickening. (Mother Nature Network)

Fall Birding: Rise to the Challenge!

Written by | September 22nd, 2011

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Hurry, it’s time to get outside for fall bird migrations! Get tips on knowing when and where to go, plus find out why birds are quieter and less colorful during their autumn migration.

How to Start Birding: 4 Easy Steps

Written by | May 7th, 2010

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Saturday was International Migratory Bird Day — but if you missed it, or if you’re a birding novice, Conservancy scientist Tim Boucher gives you a pain-free plan to start your life list.

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, February 11

Written by | February 11th, 2010

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Round ‘em up… the top 5 green news stories online are ready and waiting for you:

  1. Do big storms like “Snowpocalypse” support the arguments of climate change believers or non-believers? (NY Times)
  2. Yes, it’s true, just as you suspected: the suburban cul-de-sac is bad for the environment. (The Vine)
  3. Want to take your kids birding but don’t know how to start? Preview this new guide offering tips and advice. (BirdFreak)
  4. How is the U.S. agricultural system destroying one of our most important fisheries? (Grist)
  5. Climate change is throwing ecosystems out of whack…a new study shows that prey are adapting faster than predators. (Conservation Journal Watch)

Window Glass: Silent Bird Killer?

Written by | February 2nd, 2010

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Windows take a toll on birds — killing up to 1 billion a year in North America. Conservancy bird expert Dave Mehlman gives tips on how you can help stop this deadly problem.

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