Culture

‘Let’s Go Birding Together’ Creates a Dedicated Space for LGBTQ Bird Lovers

‘Let’s Go Birding Together’ Creates a Dedicated Space for LGBTQ Bird Lovers

— It's more than a bird walk: It's an inclusive experience for anyone who wants to connect to birds, the natural world, and others in a positive way.
Check Out Conner Youngblood's Moving Music Video Featuring a Utah Bird Refuge

Check Out Conner Youngblood's Moving Music Video Featuring a Utah Bird Refuge

— The talented performer captures the essence of the Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge in this immersive ode.
From Nuisance to Nest: This Artist Makes Shelters From Fallen Limbs and Trees

From Nuisance to Nest: This Artist Makes Shelters From Fallen Limbs and Trees

— An educator and dreamer, Californian Jayson Fann perches his larger-than-life creations on the green cliffs of Big Sur and beyond.
Reimagining the American White Ibis

White Ibis

— April SGaana Jaad White uses Northwest Coast designs to reimagine this Southeastern bird.
A Birder's Dilemma: Should You Name Your Baby After a Bird?

A Birder's Dilemma: Should You Name Your Baby After a Bird?

— As parents-to-be, The Birdist and his wife considered birdy names for their son. Here's what they decided.
What a Fateful Expedition to Alaska 100 Years Ago Can Teach Us Today

What a Fateful Expedition to Alaska 100 Years Ago Can Teach Us Today

— In his new book "Tip of the Iceberg," Mark Adams explores glaciers, climate change, and a defining moment for turn-of-the-century conservation.
In ‘American Animals,’ Audubon’s Art Is a Source of Obsession, Greed, and Infamy

In ‘American Animals,’ Audubon’s Art Is a Source of Obsession, Greed, and Infamy

— To the director and one of the real-life perpetrators of the new crime film, “Birds of America” is more than just a plot point.
A Rare Copy of Audubon’s ‘Birds of America’ Heads to Auction to Benefit Conservation

A Rare Copy of Audubon’s ‘Birds of America’ Heads to Auction to Benefit Conservation

— The four-volume masterpiece could raise $8-12 million, potentially setting a record value for John James Audubon's crowning achievement.
A Hat Tip to the Women Who Started Modern Bird Conservation in the U.S.

A Hat Tip to the Women Who Started Modern Bird Conservation in the U.S.

— A New York Historical Society exhibit reveals how fashion propelled one of the first great conservation movements.
The Woods Are My Safe Haven—But That's Not True for Everyone

The Woods Are My Safe Haven—But That's Not True for Everyone

— The hit TV show “Atlanta” offers a reminder that one black person's paradise can be another one's terror.