Monthly Archives: March 2013

What the heck is a Birdscape?

The first use of the term “birdscaping” that I can find is in the title of Birdscaping Your Yard, a 47 page pamphlet published by the State of Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection in 1972. The term “birdscaping” is not used … Continue reading

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Bird City Wisconsin

I first heard about the Bird City Wisconsin program back in 2004 when I was teaching an Urban Bird Conservation course at the University of Texas-Austin.  When I went to work for Audubon later that year, this was one of the … Continue reading

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Bird Towns in Pennsylvania

Audubon Pennsylvania has a great Bird Town program that helps local  municipalities improve the habitat value of their town, promote environmental stewardship, and recognize their efforts.  Among the criteria to become a Bird Town, a municipality must: 1) Complete a Bird Town … Continue reading

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