National Audubon Society created this great video to highlight the first ever Birdability Week!!!
Birdability is making birding and the outdoors accessible for those who have mobility and or other challenges. I'm featured alongside Virginia Rose, (founder of Birdability) Freya McGregor (member of National Audubon Society's Birdability Affinity Group Events Committee) and others. Check out my short segment here on one of my favorite Seattle urban and accessible birding spots, Meadowbrook Pond! See the full list of accessible birding locations in Seattle here. Video credit: National Audubon Society.
I was thrilled to be able to volunteer during Seattle "Bird Week", a week long bird festival in Seattle created in partnership with local and national Audubon chapters as well as local businesses. The festival featured urban bird outings all over the city, bird drawing classes, BirdNote Live, music, bird themed local library events and stories all centered around birds. It was a blast! So many people got to enjoy birding in Seattle. Check out the video. Video credit: Christine Lin of National Audubon Society.
I'm interviewed by Jeff Shelley for Golf Course Trades on how golf courses can enhance their habitat to provide a healthy environment for birds and other wildlife.
A mention and photo in the My Edmonds News for my "Mindful Birding and Tips for a Bird Friendly Life" presentation at the Puget Sound Bird Fest September 10th-11th 2022. Story and photos by Larry Vogel.
Photographic contributions to "Names are Power: Let's Talk About Decolonizing Bird Names" by Anna Luisa Daigneault, Program Director, Living Tongues Institute for Endangered Languages
One of 4 women bird photographers featured in "Four Women Train Their Lenses on Urban Birds with Spectacular Results" for the the July 2021 issue of ABA's Birding magazine
I'm featured in this short King 5 News video sharing native Blackberries and briefly discussing the guided nature walk I lead for Argosy Cruises in "Blake Island is the perfect day trip" by King 5 news.
Seattle Summer Staycation: 3 day trips to take from the Seattle waterfront. Scroll to "Hop on the Argosy Ferry" and read about the two hour guided Nature Walk I lead for Argosy Cruises sharing the flora, fauna and history of Blake Island Marine State Park. Photo: Corinne Whiting/Special to the Seattle Times.
Parent Review | Blake Island Marine State Park
Jasmin reviews her families day on Blake Island with me as their guide. Escape from the city: Blake Island makes for a perfect day trip by Jasmin Thankachen.
My top picks for Seattle accessible birding locations are mentioned in the January Pacific Northwest eBird Newsletter "How eBird users can contribute to more birdable world.
Photo: Roniq Bartanen
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