“The birds will thank you, and you’ll get to enjoy seeing more live birds!”
On an upper floor of Zeis Hall on the UNC Asheville campus is a small room containing many birds. None of these birds are alive. Each one is dead, preserved through taxidermy and stacked side by side in individual Tupperware containers. The room, smelling faintly of formaldehyde, is a biological specimen laboratory. The collection is […]
Winter is the ideal time to begin planting and planning to create a hospitable wild bird habitat.
Discover new ways to attract birds to your yard with a bird feeding class at the N.C. Arboretum on Tuesday, March 12.
Join the Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy for a day of volunteering, habitat preservation and outstanding views.
Wild for Life, a local organization dedicated to returning injured birds of prey to the wild, brought some of their feathered friends out for some ice cream
When the rivers run full and the trees and flowers blossom,
when the world wakes up to the sounds of birds singing,
That’s the feeling of the new season springing.
photo by Eric Crews