NestWatch program connects science and birdwatching

by Brendan Keegan, Landscape Crew Gardener
June 17, 2019

NestWatch program connects science and birdwatching

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This spring, the Arboretum’s Visitor Engagement department launched our inaugural “Arboretum NestWatch” volunteer program. Since then, our small group of trained volunteers have been diligently monitoring the 30 nest boxes located on our grounds and submitting their observations to the Cornell Lab of Ornithology’s NestWatch project, a citizen science initiative that uses data gathered from […]

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Spring life for great horned owls

by Brendan Keegan, Landscape Crew Gardener
March 26, 2019

Fruits, feathers, and the colors that connect them

by Brendan Keegan, Landscape Crew Gardener
August 16, 2018

Fruits, feathers, and the colors that connect them

This post is one of several on birds at the Arboretum. We’re highlighting birds in our landscape as part of the 2018 “Year of the Bird”, celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act. Although the showy spring flowers are long gone, brightly colored fruits, and the colorful birds that consume them, have […]

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Chickadees, from egg to airborne

by Brendan Keegan, Landscape Crew Gardener
June 20, 2018

Housework for nesting birds

by Brendan Keegan, Landscape Crew Gardener
May 24, 2018

A year for the birds

by Brendan Keegan, Landscape Crew Gardener
March 7, 2018