What’s Your Niche?

What’s Your Niche?

By Chelsea Jandreau There are plenty of words used in our general vocabulary that also get used by the scientific community. Sometimes those words originally have a very scientific definition while others have been co-opted by science at some point in history to have...
Music of the Feeders

Music of the Feeders

By Katie Finch Watching the birds at the birdfeeders has become a Sunday morning routine at my house. With the feeders fully stocked and coffee freshly poured, I sit at the dining room table and watch. Always a fan of lists, I’ve started jotting down the species I see...
Year-end Reflections

Year-end Reflections

By Sarah Hatfield The end of the year article is always my favorite, a chance to write about the past year, or the wishes for the coming one. To provide an opportunity to reflect on what has passed in order to move into the future. I’ll be honest, it’s freakin’ hard...
Counting Birds

Counting Birds

By Jeff Tome Do you ever wonder how we know what we know about animals? Take a simple topic like migration. Many people can tell you that birds migrate south for the winter, but what does that really mean? Where is this place called “south”? The answer is far more...
Winter Wetlands

Winter Wetlands

By Katie Finch I look out across the wetlands at Audubon for a moment. My first thought is how dull the landscape looks. What was a riot of sounds and a tangle of green in summer now looks still and bland. Of course, it is glorious with a blanket of fresh snow. But on...