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Early Match for Earth Day: 2X Your Power to Protect the Arctic for Birds

Early Match for Earth Day: 2X Your Power to Protect the Arctic for Birds

Stand up for birds. Defend the Arctic. Our Earth Day 2X match starts now. Donate Now Dear Friend,   The birds of the Arctic have mastered the challenge of one of the world’s most extreme ecosystems. But as well adapted as they are to life at Earth’s northernmost reaches, they have no defense against a […]

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eNews: Learn Bird Songs, Get Photo Tips, and See the New Migration Science

eNews: Learn Bird Songs, Get Photo Tips, and See the New Migration Science

Cornell Lab eNews April 2017 This Yellow-breasted Chat made a migratory rest stop on a compass aboard a ship at sea in the Atlantic Ocean. Photo by Tom Johnson. This Is the New Migration Science How do millions of birds navigate the thousands of miles between North and South America each year? In this sneak […]

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Reminder: Spring Birding Tours at Michigan’s Wetland Wonderlands

Reminder: Spring Birding Tours at Michigan’s Wetland Wonderlands

The Department of Natural Resources invites Michigan residents to celebrate spring and explore the state’s wetlands with a birding tour at one of the nearby Wetland Wonders or Signature Wetlands. Opportunities for wildlife watchers to participate in a spring birding tours continue through the end of April. Highlights of the birding tours may include diving […]

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The Joy of Bird Feeding, by Jim Carpenter

The Joy of Bird Feeding, by Jim Carpenter

North America is filled with an amazing diversity of feeder birds. From tiny hummingbirds, chickadees, and titmice to hefty cardinals, orioles, and woodpeckers, we all have the chance to experience the joy of feeding and watching dozens of common and uncommon types of birds wherever we live. How do we attract the birds we want […]

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The #1 Way to Attract and Help Birds At Home

The #1 Way to Attract and Help Birds At Home

Purple coneflower and American Goldfinch. Attract Migrating Birds With Native Plants Nothing quite says spring like sprouting plants and migrating birds. By growing native plants, you will give birds the food and shelter they need, help fight climate change, conserve precious water resources—and see more birds in the process!   Search our native plants database […]

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State Sandhill Crane Hunt Under Consideration

  State Sandhill Crane Hunt Under Consideration Created: 02 March 2017 Around the state, at 7 p.m. on Monday, April 10, the WWisconsin Conservation Congress will hold hearings in each county to discuss a multitude of DNR-related conservation issues. Whether to open a hunting season on Sandhill Cranes in Wisconsin will again be up for […]

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Last Day for FeederWatch and a Painted Bunting Gift

Last Day for FeederWatch and a Painted Bunting Gift

Dear Mr. Gary Engberg, Today is the last day to join Project FeederWatch this season; if you do, you’ll receive the 2017-2018 FeederWatch season at no extra cost, plus we will mail you a gorgeous coaster celebrating one of the most colorful birds in North America, the Painted Bunting.   Join FeederWatch today and receive […]

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February 26, 2017 Roost Count Summary

 February 26, 2017 Roost Count Summary Roost Count Summary February 27, 2017   Hello all you fine roost counters:   On February 26, 2017 you collectively tallied 39 eagles through 44 volunteer hours invested (Table 1).  This was our last count of the winter season and it seems as though we just got started.  Uff-da!  […]

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My Window on the River by Larry Neumaier Tuesday, February 21,2017

My Window on the River by Larry Neumaier Tuesday, February 21,2017

My Window on the River Tuesday, February 21, 2017 A Successful Day    This past Sunday I was lucky enough to witness the release of five rehabilitated bald eagles back into the wild. I have watched this before during the Sauk-Prairie Eagle Days in January but the weather and the smaller crowd made this day […]

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Trio Bald Eagle Nest Cam – Live | Stewards of the Upper Mississippi River Refuge

Stewards of the Upper Mississippi River Refugehttp://stewardsumrr.org/webcams/bald-eagle-nest-cam-live/ http://stewardsumrr.org/webcams/bald-eagle-nest-cam-live/ Helping Connect People to Nature through Environmental Education, Habitat Restoration, and by Providing Opportunities to Explore and Enjoy the Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge Skip to content Home News Tours & Events Webcams Jr. Stewards Join Us The Pelican Scoop Photo Gallery Contact Us […]

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