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Do What You Love: How to Start a Birdwatching Club

Posted by Amanda Joest on 15th Nov 2017

Do What You Love: How to Start a Birdwatching Club
As a passionate birdwatcher, you’ve probably wondered how you can take your love of birding to the next level and start a club that gets others involved. The good news is, it’s definitely possible! Just like any successful group, you’ll need to consider a few things before starting. What are your motives? Who are you hoping to reach? Beginners? Advanced birders? Strategizing and marketing your club are all important. Clearly, as with any new venture, there’s a lot to think about! The follo
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Bird Friendly Backyard Projects | JCs Wildlife

Posted by Amanda Joest on 1st Nov 2017

Bird Friendly Backyard Projects | JCs Wildlife
Birders have always been known to rise to the challenge of making their backyards a sweet haven for birds. The ability to attract birds to our yard provides enjoyment for us while giving sustenance and safety for our feathered friends. Repurposing fallen leaves and twigs, utilizing lawn clippings and other debris is a great way to create shelter for birds and provide a “greener” garden - one that is as comfortable for the birds as it is lovely for the environment. The following are a few o
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The Dos and Don’ts of Birding Fashion | JCs Wildlife

Posted by Amanda Joest on 17th Oct 2017

The Dos and Don’ts of Birding Fashion | JCs Wildlife
From the backyard to the trail there are several factors to consider when deciding on proper birding attire. Wearing the right thing can make all the difference for protection and comfort to maximize the bird watching experience. The following are some of the best “Do’s & Don’ts” for choosing your field wardrobe depending on the habitat, temperature, and season.  DO go for clothing that is all about functionSince you’re out on the trail for hours, or even all day, you’ll want every
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Conservation Programs and Their Heroes | JCs Wildlife

Posted by Amanda Joest on 28th Jul 2017

Conservation Programs and Their Heroes | JCs Wildlife
With so many factors including various pollutants, over development, and natural disasters affecting the life and welfare of birds, conservation of wild bird habitats is as important as ever. Luckily, many people volunteer their time and energy to help with the vital goal of changing the lives of birds for the better. These heroes of bird conservation work diligently researching, informing, and saving birds in numerous ways through conservation programs and organizations. You can help too
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​Endangered Bird Species & Pollutants Causing Harm

Posted by Amanda Joest on 14th Jul 2017

​Endangered Bird Species & Pollutants Causing Harm
Despite the many conservation programs and organizations led by the heroes of bird conservation, there continue to be issues affecting the lives and wellbeing of birds today. As bird lovers it’s important to be aware of how environmental factors such as air and noise pollution are effecting our feathered friends, as well as the overall condition of birds today including which species are endangered. You may be surprised by the numerous difficulties these animals face every day. The fo
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