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Garden for Songbirds!

Posted by Amanda Joest on 8th May 2018

Garden for Songbirds!
Ahhhhh…. The lovely month of May! No matter how hard Old Man Winter tries to hold on, May just won’t seem to let him.According to the National Wildlife Federation May is Garden for Wildlife month, and we are celebrating by offering tips and information to turn your garden into a haven for wildlife. Stay connected all month.Look for our badge!Week 1: Songbirds!Garden for Wildlife month could not come at a better time. This week, our focus is on songbirds (by the way, be ready to celebrate Bi
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Bird Friendly Winter Gardens

Posted by Amanda Joest on 16th Feb 2018

Bird Friendly Winter Gardens
Spring, summer, and even early autumn are seasons when birds usually have no trouble seeking out food, water, and shelter, but during the snowy, freezing months, life can be difficult for our feathered friends. While your garden provides their needs from spring through the fall, you can still help residential birds during the cold season by offering a few essentials to help them brave the elements.The following are a few tips to create bird friendly winter gardens. Water Sources are Criti
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The Dos and Don’ts of Birding Fashion

Posted by Amanda Joest on 17th Oct 2017

The Dos and Don’ts of Birding Fashion
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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Birding Events with Dad this Father’s Day

Posted by Amanda Joest on 9th Jun 2017

Birding Events with Dad this Father’s Day
From baseball games to bowling, fishing to golf, Father’s Day is a time to hang out with Dad and do all the things he loves. This year, celebrate Dad and make him feel extra special by taking him to one of these fun-filled birding events. With canoe trips, birding presentations, and nature hikes, these engaging activities are exactly what Dad wants this year. So ditch the ties & socks, and show Pops some love this Father’s Day by giving him the gift of birding and spending time with yo
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​Birding Festivals to Attend This Spring

Posted by Amanda Joest on 4th Apr 2017

​Birding Festivals to Attend This Spring
Spring has finally sprung and that can mean only one thing – it’s birding festival season! We’ve rounded up some of the best and most exciting birding festivals happening around the country this spring, so get your binoculars and cameras ready, these are too good to miss!  NORTHWEST  Harney County Migratory Bird Festival, Burns, Oregon, April 6-9Join in on the fun and witness the spectacular migration in Harney Basin of Southeast Oregon. You’ll witness thousands of birds as
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