Sam Crowe on March 29th, 2014

  Five talks in ten days in four states: it sounded like a daunting tripĀ  but turned out to be delightful largely because of all the wonderful people who put me up and schlepped me around. Starting off was Wayne Peterson who had invited me in the first place to speak at the Massachusetts Audubon […]

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Sam Crowe on March 6th, 2014

  A unique event took place on February 20 at the Green Belt Cultural Center in North Chicago, Illinois. Sophie Twichell, director of the BrushwoodCenter at Ryerson, was the principal organizer, bringing together nine LakeCounty conservation organizations t to participate. Sophie has a particular interest whcih we both share: bringing the arts and science/conservation together. […]

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Sam Crowe on March 4th, 2014

Every year for the past 13, the Illinois Ornithological Society sponsors a February event called “The Gull Frolic.” It is located at the harbor club at NorthPointMarina, in Winthrop Harbor, Illinois, just spitting distance from Wisconsin. For several days before, bread is tossed to attract gulls and over the years most every kind of gull […]

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