Sam Crowe on March 26th, 2017

If you are starting to plan your summer vacation a visit to the Nature Conservancy “Nature’s Road Trip” web pages may provide some excellent ideas for birding or a family road trip. The Road Trip identifies 31 of the Nature Conservancy’s best nature preserves, from the Jersey shore to the Rocky Mountains and the pristine […]

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Sam Crowe on March 19th, 2017

Whooping Cranes visit the Aransas National Wildlife Refuge along the Texas coast from September to early April each year. Survey estimates for this year are not complete but April 2016 report indicated the presence of 329 Whooping Cranes, up from an estimated 308 cranes the previous year. Before human interference, there were believed to be […]

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Sam Crowe on March 8th, 2017

Last month, the Boreal Songbird Initiative released a short but important report that helps underscore the importance of Canada’s boreal wetlands. The report, called “Wetland Wonders,” focuses on six specific boreal wetlands zones. Canada’s boreal forest is home to 25% of the world’s wetland and the largest concentration of wetlands on earth. The report calls […]

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