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9 Stunning Bird Photos Win Audubon Contest

National Geographic - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
The National Audubon Society has announced the winners of its seventh annual photo contest, representing the best in photos of birds.
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National Audubon Society announces its 2016 photography awards winners

CBS News - ‎Apr 22, 2016‎
Birds of a feather photograph well together -- or at least that's how it appears, when the National Audubon Society announced the winners of its 2016 Photography Awards Thursday.
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Viewers horrified after nest cam catches bald eagles in Pittsburgh feeding cat to their young

New York Daily News - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
Look what dragged the cat in. Nest cam footage gave viewers an unpleasant surprise Tuesday when bald eagles in Pittsburgh were caught feeding a cat to their two tiny eaglets.

Maine Audubon centers carry on John James Audubon's work

Press Herald - ‎Apr 24, 2016‎
Though Audubon achieved great notoriety and praise for his work - especially his beautiful book “The Birds of America” - many of us know his name because of the National Audubon Society, the environmental organization incorporated and named in his ...

Nature's Classroom

Valley morning Star - ‎20 hours ago‎
... quiet location along the Arroyo Colorado River to hear a brief story of the early explorer and naturalist John James Audubon, the waterbirds documented through beautiful watercolors, and inspiration behind the early beginnings of National Audubon ...

Oakland: Volunteers monitor nests, rescue baby herons and egrets

East Bay Times - ‎18 hours ago‎
"You don't expect to see a colony like this in a big urban city," said Ilane DeBare, a spokeswoman for the Golden Gate Audubon Society, one of three partners in the rescue. "Herons and egrets are native to the Bay Area, but it's a difficult place for ...

Plotting to save pollinators

Omaha World-Herald - ‎12 hours ago‎
That's the goal of the Million Pollinator Garden Challenge, a campaign by a collaboration of national, regional, conservation and gardening groups to support President Barack Obama's executive strategy to promote the health of honeybees and other ...

Groups present Annual Choose Environmental Excellence awards

KY3 - ‎18 hours ago‎
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. Twelve organizations presented a total of 21 awards celebrating the efforts, dedication and accomplishments of a wide variety of recipients.

2016 Shorebird Festival arrives

Grays Harbor Daily World - ‎10 hours ago‎
“It's the reason I moved to the Harbor,” said Arnie Martin, president of the Grays Harbor chapter of the Audubon Society. “I mean, to see them swirling in those numbers it's a sight to behold.” Martin knows a thing or two about the power of swirling ...

April 29-May 1, 2016

KVIA El Paso - ‎18 hours ago‎
Birdathon - The El Paso/Trans-Pecos Audubon Society's annual weekend of birding and fundraising is Saturday and Sunday, April 30-May 1. This year's event will help benefit Rio Bosque Wetlands Park and El Paso Zoo's raptor rehabilitation efforts.
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Community briefs published Friday, April 29

Helena Independent Record - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
The criteria for this award is for the college or university-bound student to pursue a course of study consistent with National Audubon Society's goals and interests, and the LCAS mission: “Last Chance Audubon Society promotes understanding, respect ...

Ornithologist left legacy of local science

KeysNews.com (registration) - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
PLANTATION KEY - You could say the creation of the National Audubon Society's branch in the Upper Keys was all because of the nation's one-time craze for fancy, plumage-adorned hats.

Bird-watching a healthful pastime

Poughkeepsie Journal - ‎22 hours ago‎
Alternatively, you can visit www.audubon.org, the official website of the National Audubon Society, or head to your local nature center or bird store to meet up with other knowledgeable birders.

Earth Week with Rocky Mountain Naturalists

Kootenay News Advertiser - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
Launched in 2002 by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and National Audubon Society, eBird provides rich data sources for basic information on bird abundance and distribution.

Pick a park for an Eastside bird-watching walk, from Bellevue to Issaquah

The Seattle Times - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
Like many National Audubon Society chapters, Eastside Audubon is going beyond appreciating birds. The group has increased its outreach, helping to pull invasive plants out of parks, advising people about bird-friendly gardening, counting birds in ...

Exploring The Last Green Valley: Get to know American beech tree

Norwich Bulletin - ‎17 hours ago‎
“I frequently tramped eight or ten miles through deep snow to keep an appointment with a beech tree …” - Henry David Thoreau.

Stebbins' morning-glory talk set for May 10 at Sierra College in Grass Valley

The Union of Grass Valley - ‎13 hours ago‎
... Lassen and Golden Gate National Parks. At Audubon Canyon Ranch in Marin County, she started a volunteer restoration and native plant propagation program.

DO IT: Birding in Roc's migration mecca

Rochester Democrat and Chronicle - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
Also coming up this spring are a variety of events at the Montezuma Audubon Center, a 198-acre parcel in Wayne County operated through the state Department of Environmental Conservation and the National Audubon Society. Part of a larger 50,000-acre ...

Girl Scouts help ASPCA in a very tasty way

Tallahassee.com (blog) - ‎17 hours ago‎
The Gadsden County Humane Society is washing dirty dogs from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 7 at First Presbyterian Church of Havana, 213 N.E.

Spring plant sales have sprung

Tribune-Review - ‎22 hours ago‎
The market is free both days, and on May 6, National Public Gardens Day, Phipps admission is 50 percent off during May Market hours.
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