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A World Without Beavers Is a World Without Wildlife We Love

A World Without Beavers Is a World Without Wildlife We Love

— The buck-toothed mammals are the best ecosystem engineers nature has to offer. Ben Goldfarb's exhaustive new book explains why.
Seven Birdy Books for Kids (and the Kid Inside of You)

Seven Birdy Books for Kids (and the Kid Inside of You)

— Summer is prime time to share the thrills of outdoor exploration with young ones.
The Birds Are Watching: Jenny Kendler's Storm King Installation Sends a Message

The Birds Are Watching: Jenny Kendler's Storm King Installation Sends a Message

— Inspired by Audubon science, the new outdoor artwork features the eyes of 100 bird species threatened by climate change.
‘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.