Monthly Archives: December 2017

2017 Great WI Birdathon Breaks Records!

Birds that spend time in Wisconsin got a big boost from the Great Wisconsin Birdathon this year. Birdwatchers participating in the walkathon-style fundraiser, organized by the Natural Resources Foundation of Wisconsin, raised more than $90,000 for bird conservation by forming teams, soliciting pledges and donations from friends, and trying to see as many bird species as possible in one day....

Help Track Snowy Owls!

Update: We did it! Thanks to our generous supporters, a sponsorship from Wisconsin Public Service Foundation, and the support of local partners Madison Audubon Society and the Wisconsin Society for Ornithology, as many as six Wisconsin snowy owls will be outfitted with transmitters! Researchers will begin field work after the holidays, and once the owls are fitted with the transmitters, Project SNOWstorm will create a tracking page for each owl where the public can follow the...