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Beaver At Lodge

Rewilding the American West

"Rewilding the American West,” an article published in the August 2022 journal Bioscience, argues that to conserve ecological function, we must remove problematic invasive species and work to conserve important native species. The authors, a group of twenty prominent scientists,…

Mourning Doves

Birds That Share Our Neighborhoods

Most of us live in urban or suburban areas where we are treated to the sights and sounds of the birds that share our space. Several researchers have explored the effects of urbanization on birds. Findings differ depending on context,…

Anna's Hummingbird

Hummingbirds Need Our Help!

I can’t imagine hummingbirds not bringing a smile to your face! I hope all of you get a chance to watch them as they flit, dive, fly sideways, hover, and engage in aerial dogfights. Hummingbirds are beautiful, small, fast, tough,…

Katie McInnis

Bird City

Hello Lane Audubon, my name is Katie McInnis. I’m here to tell you about the Bird City Americas program. Bird Cities is a program that was launched in Wisconsin in 2003. The goal was to help municipalities do their part…

Herbicide Farmer

Pesticide Ban & Bird Humor

EPA Bans Chlorpyrifos Years of commenting on the dangerous effects of the pesticide chlorpyrifos has paid off. In August, the EPA banned the use of this toxin on fruits and veggies. Chlorpyrifos was banned due to the documented risks to…

Marbled Murrelet News & Bird-Friendly Tips

We are pleased to share the news that the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife voted to uplist the Marbled Murrelet from threatened to endangered status under the state Endangered Species Act. It is our hope that this results in…