Birding Camp

While you may think all of today's youth are sitting on the couch watching video games, think again.  Andrew Theus from Midland, GA is passionate about birdwatching, a hobby he shares with his entire family.  This summer, Andrew attended a Birding Camp in Maine and here is his story........in his words. This summer I was fortunate enough to be given the incredible opportunity to be a part of Hog Island’s Audubon Camp for teens run by Project Puffin, on the coast of Maine, through the generous Richard Parks Young Birder’s scholarship given … [Read more...]

Minnesota’s Largest Land Conservation Deal Complete

The Conservation Fund, The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and Blandin Paper Company (UPM) have announced the completion of a working forest conservation easement that will protect 187,876 acres of Northwoods forests.  This will not only provide public access for hunting, fishing, birdwatching, and other recreational activities, but protect existing hiking and snowmobile trails.  Read more here … [Read more...]