Tuesday, October 28, 2014

a great source for information about migratory birds

Go to the website of the Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center, at http://nationalzoo.si.edu/scbi/migratorybirds/  to find the following:


The Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center, thanks to a grant from ConocoPhillips, is advancing the conservation and understanding of birds throughout their full life cycle.

New Science
Recent publications in the scientific literature.

Expedition Blogs

First-hand updates from our researchers in the field.

Monday, October 13, 2014

dedication event for Noel Cutright

On Sunday, October 12th, at Forest Beach Migratory Preserve, we dedicated "Noel's Knoll" - a grove of trees planted by the Ozaukee Washington Land Trust. Thanks to Kate Redmond for these photos, and to all of the attendees for being there to help us remember Noel and commemorate his life. He dedicated his entire professional career and thousands of hours of his personal time to the conservation of biodiversity.

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

the growing threat to birds from climate change

Read Audubon's newest report on how birds are being affected by climate change, at http://climate.audubon.org/  For those of us living in WI, see how birds in our state are likely to be affected at http://climate.audubon.org/geographical-search/wisconsin

Sunday, October 5, 2014


Favorite season, some favorite trees. favorite person(!), and favorite fall wildflower....