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HBW Alive – No. 11, May 2015


From the May 2015 newsletter of the Handbook of Birds of the World . . . Species Plates The Species Plates form one of HBW Alive’s most powerful tools, allowing you to explore the colour plates of all the bird … Continue reading

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ProAves Aleteo #130 – ancient tradtions amended for bird conservation


Our friends in Colombia have again broken new ground in the cause for avian conservation.  Recently, ProAves engaged in an educational campaign aimed at a change in the annual observance of Palm Sunday, in which devout Catholics would recreate the … Continue reading

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Birding Community E-Bulletin – May 2015


The Birding Community E-bulletin is distributed to active and concerned birders, those dedicated to the joys of birding and the protection of birds and their habitats. This issue is sponsored by the producers of superb quality birding binoculars and scopes, … Continue reading

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Robert Macfarlane, and words that should not be forgotten


“Under pressure, Oxford University Press revealed a list of the entries it no longer felt to be relevant to a modern-day childhood. The deletions included acorn, adder, ash, beech, bluebell, buttercup, catkin, conker, cowslip, cygnet, dandelion, fern, hazel, heather, heron, … Continue reading

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May 2015 newsletter for the Arboretum at Penn State


The Arboretum was in its planning stages when we left. It’s great to see how it has developed in our absence.

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National Audubon Society – spring update for the Central Flyway – South Region


Report to Chapter Leaders in the Central Flyway-South Region This communication is provided as a periodic update for chapter leaders on recent activities on the National Audubon Society Board of Directors in my role as the Central Flyway-South — Regional … Continue reading

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ProAves reforesting Colombia for Cerulean Warblers


An important habitat corridor for Cerulean Warblers has been reforested in Colombia, thanks to efforts of an international team of conservationists and to the many private ranchers, cacao, and coffee farmers who sponsored shade tree plantings on their land. Learn … Continue reading

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