Last week, I wrote in my column that I hadn’t seen any hummers at the feeders yet.
The title for my column last week was, “Are the hummers back?” I received many comments on my column, including the following funny story from one of our customers on the very day my column was published in The Daily Courier.
Earlier this week I had an interesting email exchange with a customer that went like this:
Recently, one of our sons and his family moved to Mesa, so now we have an excuse to go down to the valley on a regular basis to spend time with some of our granddaughters.
I was in Atlanta last week attending the AmericasMart trade show.
This past Saturday, I was part of a team assigned to cover Goldwater Lake for the annual mid-winter bald eagle survey for the Prescott National Forest.
Over the past month or two, there have been several reports of Lawrence’s goldfinches in the Verde Valley and in the Prescott area.
On Wednesday, December 19th, I participated in the Prescott Audubon Society Christmas Bird Count.
Last week’s column discussed the lack of seed-eating birds at backyard bird feeders.
Rachel Carson’s landmark work ‘Silent Spring’ in 1962 brought to light the dramatic impact of pesticides on wild bird populations.