January 2007

Via Invasive Species Weblog, a story from the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel that the Wisconsin DNR will allow citizens in three southern counties in that state to “adopt” wild Mute Swans and spare them from approved lethal control measures, provided they…

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misbehaving

January 24, 2007

in Birds

Here are some excerpts from the American Birding Association’s Code of Ethics: Avoid stressing birds or exposing them to danger, exercise restraint and caution during observation, photography, sound recording, or filming. Stay on roads, trails, and paths where they exist….

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snowy owl

January 20, 2007

in Birds,Me

It has only been a week since winter rudely and abruptly arrived in Michigan. And what more appropriate bird to ease our transition to Arctic-like weather than a Snowy Owl? This bird was found by a friend who was driving…

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The Open Laboratory: The Best Writing on Science Blogs 2006 has just been published at Lulu.com. You can check out the table of contents and see which of your favorite brilliant science bloggers were included. As I previously noted, yours…

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Two laugh-out-loud portions for only $2.89 each.

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the little farter makes the cut

January 9, 2007

in Me

Coturnix (Bora Zivkovic), surely one of the most prolific bloggers in science, or elsewhere, is organizing the 2007 North Carolina Science Blogging Conference in Chapel Hill later this month. Through that, he ended up with the job of editing The…

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the year in birds: 2006

January 1, 2007

in Me

I did this last year, so I may as well do it again: Number of species seen: I did a lousy job of recording, so I don’t know. New life birds: 21 First life bird: I said it would be…

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