We were able to raise a lot of money to support the conservation work, but as importantly, if not more so, we got the word out, we got people talking about it, we got people asking about it and for any conservation program that is key. - Stan Searles
“They loved playing and rolling around in the grass at Brookside,” said Stacey Pantek, Zoo Education Specialist. “This was an outdoor experience they had never had an opportunity to enjoy before.”
Recorded at Spice Kitchen + Bar, Gordon Arts District, 5800 Detroit Avenue in Cleveland, Ohio. Visit the Flickr Photo Album.
Five Great Black-backed Gulls and two Lesser Black-backed Gulls made nice additions to this year's list.
House Sparrows will pursue Japanese Beetles in flight (the beetles are not fast) and then, with a satisfying crunch, the birds chomp down on them, not unlike humans enjoying a crisp chip.
Above: Scott Rush, Ph.D. Photo courtesy of Scott Rush.
The Rocky River Important Bird Area conservation initiative was really more about people than birds because it would study the impact of conservation on the quality of life of people who lived in the Rocky River watershed.
The Feathered Flyer blog publishes human interest stories about birding and habitat conservation.
After watching, ‘My Painted Trillium Quest' by Tom Fishburn, Kim Langley, WCAS Member said, “Wonderful! It was a lift just knowing that such a site exists and is being protected!”
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