This Week: Planning on backyard birding


Pictured: Red-shouldered hawk. North America has lost close to 3 billion birds since the 1970s, almost a third of the entire bird population. The main reasons for this decline are habitat loss and degradation, as well as collision with man-made structures, such as buildings and power lines. These factors have had a particularly devastating effect … Read more

A nature-focused garden

An Amazing Bird Journey

You can design a nature-focused garden that helps create patches of habitat that are beneficial to birds – year-round residents, winter visitors, local breeding birds, and also those that are passing through during spring and fall migrations. When you garden with birds in mind, your property can become part of a larger conservation initiative to … Read more