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Duck Stamp Time

It’s time again to buy your Federal Migratory Bird Hunting and Conservation Stamp – known by most as a “duck stamp.” This program was begun in 1934, and the money from the sale of the stamps has put over 6.5…

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…