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Montezuma Audubon Showcases Dappled Sun, Birds of Prey

A trip two weeks ago to Central New York presented a fine opportunity to drop in on the Montezuma Audubon Center just north of Savannah, which is itself just north of the Thruway and Cayuga Lake on Route 89. Here’s a glimpse of the center’s 1-mile “Warbler Walk”:

The walk took us out to [...]

Distance and Adaptation on Darwin Day

The Audubon study confirms both that significant climate change is taking place, and that it will have a significant negative impact on biodiversity. [...]

Audubon, Lands' End, Paper and the Boreal Forest

Last year, I received a thoughtful gift of membership in the Audubon Society, an non-profit organization that advocates for conservation-friendly policies, manages conservation areas and engages in educational programs on ecology and environmental management. Along with that membership, which helps sustain the activities of Audubon, comes Audubon magazine.

In the January-February 2009 issue of Audubon [...]

Lucuma Gift Given Three Times

This owl ornament is a reminder to me that the decisions we make about what to buy and where to buy it have the potential to result in a series of gifts or a series of curses. [...]

In Central NY, Wander the Montezuma Audubon Center

Central New York is not Manhattan, some coddling wonderland filled with prepackaged amusements advertised by convenient and brilliant signage. It is a place of subtle beauty hidden behind marshes and drumlins. Attractions are separated not only by great and small lakes but also by miles of cornfields. Sometimes you have to poke around or just [...]