Canada Geese Have Made it to Manitoba


Visitors to Oak Hammock Marsh in Manitoba, Canada, have been on the lookout for the earliest spring migrants moving north through Manitoba. Since 1994, people have taken part in a fun contest to guess when the first Canada Goose will return to the marsh each year. Much like the groundhog’s shadow, the first goose sighting in Manitoba is … Continue reading Canada Geese Have Made it to Manitoba

Connecting People to Nature & Conservation


by Asnoldo Benitez, EFTA’s Diversity Outreach Coordinator This July, the Children & Nature Network hosted another successful Natural Leaders Legacy Camp. I attended the leadership training at the National Conservation Training Center in Shepherdstown, West Virginia. I have been working with Environment for the America’s GOCO Inspire initiative in Longmont, Colorado, a program in which … Continue reading Connecting People to Nature & Conservation

IMBD Offers a Chance to Reflect on the Beauty and Needs of Birds


contributed by Dr. Jeff Wells, the Science and Policy Director for the Boreal Songbird Initiative There are few things as exciting to a birder as the fleeting glimpses we get of the migratory birds that navigate through our parks and neighborhoods each spring. The sight of the birds that connect us with lands near and far … Continue reading IMBD Offers a Chance to Reflect on the Beauty and Needs of Birds

A Project Designed to Make a Difference


This spring, EFTA is excited to embark on a new project with support from the Bureau of Land Management’s Hands on the Land program. Three of our Celebrate Shorebirds interns, Tayler, Eddie, and Stefan, will have the opportunity to mentor students from low-income middle schools in southern Colorado, while teaching them about shorebirds and shorebird conservation. … Continue reading A Project Designed to Make a Difference