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Missouri River Bird Observatory

Landowner Outreach & Reporting

November:  Excitement! Danger! Adventure!  ….Report writing! True, it is not the most exhilarating activity that we at MRBO engage in, but...

Ode to October

By Dana Ripper Most ornithologists would definitely claim May as their favorite month, but I would like to vote for...

MRBO reach this week: About 500 (in real life, not Facebook!)

Though we at MRBO often do education events of our own, we are also lucky enough to be a “station”...

Of Birds, Food, and Biostatistics

By Dana Ripper Ethan and I returned yesterday from two weeks in Scotland and Sweden.  Since this is a blog,...

Summer Education Events

Veronica speaks to a group of visitors about hummingbirds.Thanks to Colleen Crank of the World Bird Sanctuary for thisphoto and...

An Evolution: Bird Survey Data Collection Using iPads

Spring Creek and Rowe Audubon Nature Center director, staff, and volunteers train on using the iPads for bird surveys in...

A Busy 2014 Field Season

A bumble-bee visits flowers on Diamond Grove PrairieConservation Area near Joplin. You may have visited this blog recently and said,...

Conservation at a Missouri Teacher’s Conference

By Dana Ripper This weekend, I was fortunate to attend the Interface conference for the first time.  This is a...