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Great Gifts for Bird Lovers | JCs Wildlife

Posted by Amanda Joest on 5th Dec 2017

Great Gifts for Bird Lovers | JCs Wildlife
We are full swing into the holiday season, which means it’s time to start thinking about the perfect gifts for all the bird lovers in your life. From binoculars to bird feeders and even bird-themed treasures, we have something for all the birders on your list!  Woodstock Amazing Grace Chime with stained glass feather AGS For birders who love to enjoy an afternoon sitting on the porch, we have the perfect backyard accessory. These Woodstock Wind Chimes are world-renowned for their
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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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