• Illinois Young Birders Club

    Updated: 2013-01-09 10:12:17
    Young birders in Illinois are fortunate. In March of 2010 the Illinois Young Birders Club was formed under the umbrella of the Illinois Ornithological Society. This statewide club organizes field trips and produces a quarterly newsletter for its members. The cost to join is just $10 per year and is open to ages 9-18. Adults [...]

  • Ohio Young Birders Club

    Updated: 2013-01-07 11:21:27
    The Ohio Young Birders Club (OYBC) is a young naturalist’s dream come true. Started by the Black Swamp Bird Observatory (BSBO) in 2006, it has grown so much over the years and there is no end to this growth in sight. The Black Swamp Bird Observatory hosts many young birder events. It is the heart [...]

  • The Year of the Young Birder

    Updated: 2013-01-01 06:21:29
    For 2013 we have decided to make a concerted effort to promote the accomplishments and importance of young birders. The Future of Conservation The future of conservation belongs to young birders. We need to do all we can for them now so they have a strong foundation for college, careers, and long-term conservation. Within the [...]

  • Cora the elephant still on the road

    Updated: 2012-12-28 22:33:48
    Last week the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus announced the death of Susan, a 61 year-old Asian elephant. Susan was an old elephant (the life span of Asian elephants is about 60 to 70 years). She had not performed since 2005 and was euthanized due to declining health. Ringling Bros. may still have [...]

  • Hallandale Beach stands up for elephants!

    Updated: 2012-12-20 14:29:07
    On Tuesday night, the Hallandale Beach City Commission approved a ban on the use of bullhooks, electric prods, bucking straps and other cruel devices. The ban was approved despite heavy lobbying by Feld Entertainment (the corporate parent of the Ringling Bros. circus), Circus Fans Association of America, and rodeo promoter (and FWC Commissioner) Ron Bergeron. In supporting [...]

  • Review: Second Atlas of Breeding Birds in Pennsylvania

    Updated: 2012-12-19 14:55:14
    The Second Atlas of Breeding Birds in Pennsylvania comes 20 years after the first atlas. Bird populations change a lot in twenty years, so a large tome like this is a valuable resource for casual birders and expert ornithologists alike. The amount of work that went into the Second Atlas of Breeding Birds of Pennsylvania [...]

  • New Young Birders Network Centralizes Resources for High-School Birders

    Updated: 2012-12-17 21:30:50
    The Cornell Lab of Ornithology and Black Swamp Bird Observatory are excited to introduce the Young Birders Network. This new website offers a wealth of resources geared toward birders of high-school age. This site enables young birders to connect with peers, find clubs in their area, discover conferences and events, and find information on colleges [...]

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