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Do you have a voice in government?


I bet rarely would people respond that they feel well-represented in government. I know I’m not well-represented when I long for a revolution in renewable energy but one of my senators is the guy who thinks snowballs in winter refute … Continue reading

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Birding Community E-Bulletin, July 2016


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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Center for Conservation Biology newsletter


Bald Eagles are doing great in Virginia, and so are Peregrine Falcons along the coast.  Should they be? Conservation Cornerstones, The Center for Conservation Biology e-Newsletter e-Newsletter Apr – Jun 2016                Center for Conservation Biology Facebook page  Center for Conservation … Continue reading

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HBW #25 – Handbook of the Birds of the World


The latest HBW newsletter is now available!  Included is a link to the recently updated and redesigned Internet Bird Collection of photos, videos, and sound recordings. Features and news highlights:    

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Black lives really do matter


Words mean stuff. When white people hear “black lives matter”, many are distracted by the word black, and it leads them down the path of “Hey, ALL lives matter! Why are you singling out black people to receive special treatment?” … Continue reading

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Birding a slice across the Emerald Isle


Well, it’s not really birding.  It was more like paying attention to what birds were around while sightseeing, but it was enough to help me compile a list of 56 species (including 16 lifers!) during the last week of June … Continue reading

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Birdwatch Ireland eWings #80


BIRDWATCH IRELAND eWINGS Welcome to the May 2016 issue of eWings, BirdWatch Ireland’s email newsletter. Ireland’s hedgerows don’t get the respect that they deserve. One of our most important wildlife habitats, not to mention a stunning visual feature of our … Continue reading

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