Turning Off Home Lights Does Not Save Birds

          Turning Off Home Lights:  NO Scientific Justification  Jim Cubie Ornithology Center at Muhlenberg College I followed this quote, “make a big difference” all the way back to its source. When asked the question,  “How could this be?” I was referred to the Van Doren paper.  It is the only study showing that light management in a buildingContinue reading “Turning Off Home Lights Does Not Save Birds”

Native Plants for Birds: It’s A Different Strategy

I am a strong supporter of native plants for birds. The native plant promotion system we developed in our club has been very successful – 45% of members have planted native plants. It is also at this site: https://ornithologycenter.com/freeplans/ However, building a bird friendly yard with native plants is different than planting native generally. LetContinue reading “Native Plants for Birds: It’s A Different Strategy”

Bird Friendly Must Start With Bird Safe or Native Plant Efforts Will fail.

Will Our Native Plant Efforts Not Help Birds? “This is critical strategic thinking” Doug Tallamy. Deadly window strikes may offset any gains from native plantings.

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