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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...

ROAD TRIP! Raptor banding in Iowa

by MRBO Educator Alie Mayes Earlier this week Nic and I were lucky enough to have the opportunity to travel...