I was 39 years old when I first learned the extinction story of the Carolina Parakeet. I had been volunteering in wild bird care at Tri-State Bird Rescue in Newark, Delaware. Every day I spent there, I learned of another threat humans impose on birds. Car collisions,
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AUDUBON, PA — Opening Reception on Saturday, September 13, 2014, 10:00 AM – NOON Live book readings by Kate Garchinsky (10:30 am) and Ponder Goembel, Artist(11:00 am) Show hangs through Saturday, November 15, 2014 This special exhibit, displayed in the historical childhood home of John James Audubon, will honor the life
WAUSAU, WI — From September 2, 2014 through July, 2015, the Woodson Art Museum presents Legacy Lost & Saved: Extinct and Endangered Birds of North America. The exhibition comprises artistic portrayals of extinct and endangered species, including the great auk, passenger pigeon, Carolina parakeet, heath hen, and Labrador
My mother will proudly confirm that my first word was “bird”. In my early days of tree climbing, I would drape myself across a branch in our Japanese maple tree and wait for birds and squirrels to come close. I decided that if they could see how