Autumn Songbird Banding at Rushton Farm – A Community Treasure

Fall has arrived, which means 20 billion birds are burning through the night sky with the big dipper at their backs as they navigate the stars on their way to the tropics.  As you lie cozy in your bed, think of a tiny warbler —weighing no more than a third of an ounce —flying 200 miles…

Happy New Year!

Bottoms up!  Here’s to the things done and left undone in 2015, the birds that were seen and those that got away, the dreams that took flight and those that are still taking root, and the rejuvenation and calm we found in the natural world amid the kaleidoscope of our lives. “All birds, of course, are miracles, and humans have…