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Join a nationwide bird counting event without leaving home.

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Join a nationwide bird counting event without leaving home.

 

How would you like to join others in an organized bird count without leaving home? Yes, you can!

Each year during the month of February, the National Audubon Society conducts The Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC). The event lasts four days. It’s fun, easy, and it shouldn’t cost you dime.

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What are you doing this holiday season? You could be bird-watching!

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What are you doing this holiday season? You could be bird-watching!

 

Maybe it's much too early in the game
Aah, but I thought I'd ask you just the same
What are you doing New Year's
New Year's Eve?

You could be bird-watching!

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Enjoy bird-watching? Volunteer for an important survey.

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Enjoy bird-watching? Volunteer for an important survey.

 

If you enjoy bird-watching, you might be interested in participating in the annual North American Breeding Bird Survey. The NBBS website states, “Each spring over 2500 skilled amateur birders and professional biologists volunteer to participate in the North American BBS.”

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If You Catch A Snakehead Fish, Kill It

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If You Catch A Snakehead Fish, Kill It

 

There's no gentle way to say this. If you catch a snakehead fish, kill it. That's the word put out on the street by the USDA and various state agencies.

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After The Storm - Birding Opportunities You Won't Believe

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After The Storm - Birding Opportunities You Won't Believe

 

As much as we hate them, hurricanes can make a bird-watcher’s dream come true. Powerful winds send birds from distant locations far north along coastlines, or even inland. You might even find some rare species from Africa or the Caribbean in your own backyard. So, get outdoors and scout for birds before the wind dies down!

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