Evanston is officially for the birds!

Evanston is officially for the birds!

Sept. 12 marked a milestone for birds in Evanston, particularly benefitting those that migrate through the city. City Council unanimously passed an ordinance amending Title 4 of the City Code, “Building Regulations,” by adding Chapter 24 – Bird Friendly Building Design. Credit: Mike Roche Evanston’s downtown has glass buildings, both residential and commercial. Northwestern has … Read more

Birdhouse city not just “for the birds”

Birdhouse city not just “for the birds”

Breadcrumb Trail Links News Local News Brian Lachty, right, chair of volunteers for Picton’s Macaulay Mountain Birdhouse City, introduces Brad McNevin, CAO of Quinte Conservation at a recognition gathering at the site Saturday morning. JACK EVANS jpg, BI Article content JACK EVANS FOR POSTMEDIA Advertisement 2 This advertisement has not loaded yet, but your article … Read more

Bedfordians urged to exercise caution following the deaths of birds in the River Great Ouse

The River Great Ouse, Bedford: View of the Court Houses and Town Bridge from St. Mary’s Gardens. Over recent weeks, there has been growing concern over the increase of dead birds and waterfowl in and around the River Great Ouse. Bedford Borough Council is working with Defra (Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) on … Read more

How You’re Killing Birds (and How to Stop)

Photo: Losonsky (Shutterstock) It’s a tough life out there for a bird, but natural threats like predators aren’t the only reason. Of the top three causes of wild bird deaths, two can be easily eliminated or reduced: outdoor cats and large, bonkable windows. The other cause—and by far the largest—is habitat loss, which is a … Read more

A Natural Connection – SaportaReport

By Jared Teutsch, Executive Director This week marks the last week of Georgia Grows Native for Birds Month as Georgia Audubon wraps up a month-long celebration of the important connection between birds and native plants. Why are native plants so important for birds, you ask? Without native plants and healthy habitats, we would have no … Read more

BIRD HUNTERS REMINDED TO TAKE HPAI PRECAUTIONS

HARRISBURG, PA – Test results have revealed more than 30 Canada geese found sick or dead recently at Griffin Reservoir in Lackawanna County were infected with Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI), serving as a reminder the 2022 HPAI outbreak continues. The public is urged to continue reporting wild bird mortality events to the Game Commission, … Read more

‘A small little magnifying glass into that world’: UC Ornithology Club celebrates all things birds | Features

The Ornithology Club’s executive board. Provided In her second year of college, Maggie Deller, now a fifth-year environmental studies student, adopted two Pekin ducks to keep as pets. Wanting to give her new pets the best life possible, Deller stopped at the University of Cincinnati (UC) Ornithology Club’s table on Main Street, hoping to receive … Read more