Michele Berger

Contributor, Audubon magazine

Michele Berger is a former associate editor at Audubon. 

Articles by Michele Berger

Why Permits to Kill Eagles Shouldn’t Last Three Decades

June 22, 2016 — The government wants to increase the number and timeline for accidental eagle deaths—but it doesn't even know if the birds can sustain those losses.

A Newly Proposed Rule Would Loosen Protections for Eagles in the U.S.

May 10, 2016 — It might soon be legal to kill 4,200 Bald Eagles a year. Here’s why federal scientists think that’s okay.

Going the Distance: 5 Champion Migrators

April 15, 2015 — From a tiny bird that makes an epic trek to mileage measured in trips to the moon, these are impressive birds.

World Records: 10 Superstars of the Avian World

February 24, 2015 — These birds take the crown for the tallest, fastest, and most innovative.

Prairie Tales

August 06, 2013 — An Audubon educator connects kids and prairie dogs. 

Wine or Wildlife?

July 22, 2013 — As the world warms, vineyards could move into wildlife habitat.

Bees Get a Buzz from Caffeine

July 16, 2013 — Caffeine-laced nectar improves pollinators' memory.

Dung Beetles Navigate by the Stars

May 17, 2013 — The Milky Way guides intrepid insects.

Young Guatemalans Take On Citizen Science

May 14, 2013 — Student scientists track birds in mountainous cloudforests of Central America.

A Filmmaker, an Extinct Duck, and Four Hormonal Teens

May 10, 2013 — A four-year quest to make a movie transformed Rob Meyer into a bona fide birder.