2018 Topics

2018 List of Topics

March migration - A state of frenzy - Posted March 2018

Migration has filled people with a sense of wonder and amazement for thousands of years. It’s the time of year to move from one place to another and the time of year when hundreds of species of birds will return or continue to pass through on their journey north. Remember the saying, “early bird gets the worm?” It’s more like the “early bird gets the best nesting territory.”

2017-18 Snowy Owl Irruption - Posted January-February 2018

Have you ever found yourself jaw-dropped and emotionally-stirred at the mere sight of a creature you may have only seen in a movie? Understanding how far snowy owls have journeyed to find themselves in Iowa just might be their ultimate message for us... to realize that here in Iowa, we play a major ecological role in the success of creatures far and wide, including those whose parents are currently hunting under the glow of the Northern Lights.