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Real Estate for the Birds: Why Nest Box Features are Important

Posted by Amanda Joest on 4th Nov 2019

Real Estate for the Birds: Why Nest Box Features are Important
As colder weather sets in and many birdhouses and nest boxes become vacant, the next few months are a good time to maintain most nest boxes or to mount a new box. Check Cornell's NestWatch site for guidance on the best times to mount your nesting box or birdhouse. Before purchasing a new birdhouse, there are a few points to consider. Read on for important features to look for when (bird) house hunting! Size Matters One of the most frequently asked questi
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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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​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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