Mackinac Straits Raptor Watch

Talons Over MackinacMackinac Straits Raptor Watch NewsletterAugust 2020 In the spring of 2020, although people weren’t moving around very much, raptors certainly were, flying to reach their summer nesting areas.  The Mackinac Straits Raptor Watch recorded more raptors flying through Mackinaw…

Keep Kalamazoo Wild

It’s now or never! The Stewards of Kleinstuck are thrilled to announce that we’ve entered an agreement to buy the 12 acres of woods next to Kleinstuck.  WE NEED YOUR DONATION NOW for this one chance to protect the landfor our community, for nature, forever.…

Binoculars and Scopes

Where to Find Basic Information on Choosing Binoculars and Spotting Scopes Where to Find Basic Information on Choosing Binoculars and Spotting Scopes Below are several articles from very reliable sources to help you choose which binoculars or scope to buy.…

COVID-19 and Birding

Birders, The letter below is from a birder who is also a physician and contains good information and reminders about birding while maintaining social distancing. Stay safe out there! Hi everyone, So I know this is somewhat off-topic (and you…

Paris to Pittsburgh

CLIMATE CHANGE FILM JUNE 10The National Geographic documentary “Paris to Pittsburgh” will be shown Monday, June 10 at 7:00 pm at First Presbyterian Church of Kalamazoo, 321 W. South St. This film examines the stunning effects climate change is already…