Making Ripples

Nest Box Monitoring for Backyard Birds

Posted by Jose Lopez |
Photo by Amanda Bancroft

This nest box contained seven chickadee eggs when it was checked April 6.

By Amanda Bancroft Ready to go beyond the birdfeeder? Check out NestWatch (one word), a joint project between the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and the Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center. According to the NestWatch website, the program “teaches people about bird breeding biology and engages them in collecting and submitting nest records. Such records include information…

Age-Friendly Fayetteville

By Amanda Bancroft |
Age Friendly City Components

Just as sustainably sourced products often take into consideration the conditions of workers and the support of their communities, sustainable cities must evaluate features such as transportation, housing, and the design of outdoor and indoor public spaces, all of which have an effect on not just the environment but also people of all ages.