Alliance ENews-October 2014 10-2-2014

   Alliance ENews                                                                                                             October 2014 Upcoming Events: The Historic Apple Tress of Badger: October 3rd and 4th        Join The Sauk Prairie Conservation Alliance this upcoming weekend for a series of free workshops and presentations. The event features guest speaker Dan Bussey of Seed Savers Exchange. … Continue reading Alliance ENews-October 2014 10-2-2014

New Episode of Fish Ed. for Week of 2/22 Locating Big Walleyes on the Missouri River with Pro Jon Thelan 4-26-2013

Good afternoon,  It’s time for another exciting episode of Fish Ed.  Look for another episode two weeks from now. “Locating Big Walleyes on the Missouri River”  This week on Fish Ed, Host Jon Thelen travels to the Missouri River in Bismarck, North Dakota chasing huge spring walleyes. Jon shows you how to recognize current seams and where walleyes stage in relation to those seams which is the key to catching fish on this wild river that runs through North and South Dakota. Lindy Jigs tipped with minnows are the ticket to catching both eaters and trophy walleyes on this trip … Continue reading New Episode of Fish Ed. for Week of 2/22 Locating Big Walleyes on the Missouri River with Pro Jon Thelan 4-26-2013

This Week on Gun Talk Radio: Live Report From IWA 3-8-2013

Mandeville, LA – It’s a report live from the IWA show in Germany, a take on school security, and more, this week on Tom Gresham’s Gun Talk® Radio, the original nationally-syndicated radio talk show about guns and the shooting sports. Suzi Huntington, a 22-year-veteran of the San Diego Police Department and current editor for American Cop Magazine, stops by this week with insight on school security post-Newtown. In December 2012, Huntington wrote “We’ve empowered teachers to educate our children, and we expect – no, we demand – they protect our children while in their care. But, do we really think … Continue reading This Week on Gun Talk Radio: Live Report From IWA 3-8-2013

Fan Out to Find Funky Nests! 5-23-2012

Fan Out to Find Funky Nests! Annual contest seeks unusual nesting sites For release: May 23, 2012 Dawna Van Overschelde of South Dakota found this robin’s nest built on a wooden fence. Ithaca, NY-It’s time for the “Funky Nests in Funky Places” contest held by the Celebrate Urban Birds project at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology. With breeding season in full swing, birds are in a flurry of nest-building or may already be raising chicks-but birds don’t always build in the places you might expect. People have discovered bird nests in boots, grills, flower pots, traffic signals, fence posts, rakes, … Continue reading Fan Out to Find Funky Nests! 5-23-2012

Cornell Birding Team Bikes to 164-Species Victory 5-17-2012

Cornell Birding Team Bikes to 164-Species Victory The Anti-Petrels (L-R): Hugh Powell, France Dewaghe, and Charles Eldermire. Photo by Benjamin Clock Ithaca, NY-Pedal power drove the Cornell Lab of Ornithology’s Anti-Petrels birding team to a third consecutive championship in the 29th annual World Series of Birding in New Jersey on May 12. The team of three Cornell Lab staff cranked out 102 miles by bike and tallied 164 species in 24 hours to win the Carbon Footprint Challenge division. Dozens of teams compete in this annual “Big Day” event to raise money for bird conservation, each vying to tally the … Continue reading Cornell Birding Team Bikes to 164-Species Victory 5-17-2012

Celebrate Migration with a Gift to Help the Birds 5-10-2012

Please Make a Spring Migration Gift for the Birds Baltimore Oriole Photo by Robin Arnold  Yesterday before work, I couldn’t resist a quick walk through Sapsucker Woods here at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology. I was thrilled to see 14 warbler species, plus orioles and other migrants, newly arrived after a winter in the tropics. I know that you also appreciate this time of year, when we get to celebrate and marvel at the beauty and diversity of colorful birds as world travelers. That’s why I feel tremendously grateful for friends like you who support the Cornell Lab of Ornithology’s … Continue reading Celebrate Migration with a Gift to Help the Birds 5-10-2012

Cornell Students Chase Fourth World Series of Birding Win 5-8-2012

  Cornell Students Chase Fourth World Series of Birding Win The Redheads compete to raise funds for student research For release: May 8, 2012 The Redheads (L-R): Brendan Fogarty, Hope Batcheller, Jack Hruska, Ben Barkley, and Eric Gulson. Photo by Jessie Barry Ithaca, NY-They are talented, energetic, and “totally pumped” for a 24-hour bout of non-stop birding. They are The Redheads-five students representing the Cornell Lab of Ornithology at the 29th annual World Series of Birding competition in New Jersey, on Saturday, May 12, a.k.a. the “Big Day.” The goal of any Big Day contest is to identify the most … Continue reading Cornell Students Chase Fourth World Series of Birding Win 5-8-2012

Cornell Lab eNews: Hear the Primeval Call of the Tundra 5-7-2012

  Cornell Lab eNews May 7, 2012 Watch and listen to the Yellow-billed Loon in our newest video. Yellow-billed Loon: Primeval Call of the Tundra Pay a visit to Chukotka, Russia, where the world’s largest species of loon hunts for fish in icy lakes. Watch these immaculate birds swimming in pairs, calling and answering their mates in their beautiful, wavering voices. The Lab’s Gerrit Vyn produced this video and narrates the action. Go. Our three Red-tailed Hawk chicks are growing fast! Fuzz Alert! Eight New Chicks on Hawk and Heron Cams Viewers watched and waited patiently all month for eggs … Continue reading Cornell Lab eNews: Hear the Primeval Call of the Tundra 5-7-2012

Cornell Birders Overcome Obstacles to Tie American Record 5-1-2012

Cornell Birders Overcome Obstacles to Tie American Record Marathon 24 hours of birding raises funds for conservation For release: May 1, 2012 The Sapsuckers at Bolivar Flats. Photo by Marshall Iliff Ithaca, NY-Five top birders on the Cornell Lab of Ornithology’sTeam Sapsucker completed a marathon 24-hour blitz through Texas on April 27, tallying 264 bird species seen or heard. That total equals the U.S. record the team set last year. This “Big Day” effort is expected to bring in about a quarter-million dollars for bird conservation through donations and pledges in honor of the team’s efforts. “We started our Big … Continue reading Cornell Birders Overcome Obstacles to Tie American Record 5-1-2012

Groundbreaking Video Feed Shows Rare Glimpse into Heron Nest 4-30-2012

Viewers watched as Great Blue Herons hatched, a rare opportunity since most heron nests are difficult to observe in the wild. “Reality TV” for Birds–in High Def Groundbreaking 24/7 video feeds offer rare glimpse into heron nest For release: April 30, 2012 Two heron hatchlings see their first morning light on April 28. Ithaca, NY—In a first for technology and for bird watching, thousands of people watched live this weekend as a tiny Great Blue Heron emerged from an egg in between its father’s gigantic feet. With high-definition and nighttime cams streaming 24/7 from the Cornell Lab of Ornithology’s Sapsucker … Continue reading Groundbreaking Video Feed Shows Rare Glimpse into Heron Nest 4-30-2012