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Holiday Open House @HOME Brings Event Safely To You
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Holiday Open House @HOME Brings Event Safely To You

— Spring Creek Prairie’s annual event goes virtual with lists, links, and Facebook Live
Researchers Reveal the Mysterious Fall Movements of a Familiar Backyard Bird
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Researchers Reveal the Mysterious Fall Movements of a Familiar Backyard Bird

New studies suggest that northern populations of White-breasted Nuthatches might also have irruptive years—and 2020 is one of them.

Another Consequence of Suppressing Wildfire: Trees Are Invading the Prairie
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Another Consequence of Suppressing Wildfire: Trees Are Invading the Prairie

Left unburned, woody vegetation is crowding out habitat, but proactive landowners are learning to use fire to restore America’s grasslands.

At a Time of Standstill, Remembering the Significance of Life on the Move
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At a Time of Standstill, Remembering the Significance of Life on the Move

With fall migration well underway, birders can appreciate the ecological and societal importance of global mobility during a difficult year.

Hoot ‘n’ Howl Fest: Free Socially Distanced Event at the Prairie
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Hoot ‘n’ Howl Fest: Free Socially Distanced Event at the Prairie

— Fall Fest has transformed into a smaller, safer version of the annual event
The Remarkable Life of Roxie Laybourne
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The Remarkable Life of Roxie Laybourne

From deep within the Smithsonian, the world’s first forensic ornithologist cracked cases, busted criminals, and changed the course of aviation—making the skies safer for us all.

Paint a Fall Nature Scene at Audubon’s Rowe Sanctuary
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Paint a Fall Nature Scene at Audubon’s Rowe Sanctuary

The group painting program, Paint on the Platte, starts at 2 pm next Saturday

How Migrating Birds Could Warn Us of the Next Pandemic
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How Migrating Birds Could Warn Us of the Next Pandemic

In 1918, an avian flu virus became a devastating human contagion. Scientist studying shorebirds and waterfowl are hoping they can foresee such events and possibly even prevent them.

Challenge Your Kids With These Six Nature-Photography Projects
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Challenge Your Kids With These Six Nature-Photography Projects

From scavenger hunts to a seasonal calendar and a technique called cyanotype, there are so many ways to get creative.

Rowe Sanctuary’s Annual Fundraiser is Now Virtual
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Rowe Sanctuary’s Annual Fundraiser is Now Virtual

As a COVID-19 precaution, the Iain Nicolson Audubon Center at Rowe Sanctuary will host A River Runs Through It, the annual fundraising event, virtually this year. The event will feature an online auction that opens at 6 pm CT on Thursday, October 1, plus a special video presentation at 6 pm on Saturday, October 3.

   

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