Bucktoe Creek Preserve

Bird Banding at Ashland Nature Center and Bucktoe Creek Preserve

By Dr. Ian Stewart, Ornithologist and Naturalist Thanks to a generous donation, Ashland Nature Center and nearby Bucktoe Creek Preserve are hosting a bird banding project that the public is welcome to visit. Bird banding is an important tool for scientists and conservationists since tagging individuals helps us figure out if they remain in the …

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Owls in Boxes

Joe Sebastiani, Seasonal Program Team Leader The subject line in an email I received this week read “Wood Duck Box Update…OH MY GOODNESS!” Jill Kennard emailed me to report that she and her husband Jeff went out to put up predator guards on several Wood Duck boxes they volunteered to build, install, and monitor at …

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