Category Archives: Bluebirds

A second bluebird route for Annie.

  Last season I was asked to take over a second bluebird monitor route from another volunteer who was unable to complete the season.  It’s happened again this season.  So, if you hop over to my bluebird journal – you’ll … Continue reading

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I’ve been published and I got a star!

When you were a kid, did your teachers reward you with those little paper gold and silver stars pasted on the top of your essay?  You know – the one you wrote on a sheet of paper?  Do they even give gold … Continue reading

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I hear a melody. And it strikes fear in my heart.

There were new sights, new sounds and exciting new discoveries along the Bluebird route.  The fragrance of flowering trees was fresh on the strong breeze.  The forest floor growth has completely covered spots made bare by winter.  Many dandelions have turned to balls of … Continue reading

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Notice Anything New?

Well, do you?  Notice anything new?  If you do, you know what I’m referring to.  If you don’t, grab a cup of your favorite warm beverage, relax and keep reading. Today dawned windy, cold and clear with bright blue skies and … Continue reading

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Help me answer this question.

So, yesterday you clicked on “save and continue” once you entered the name you want to have on your certificate and the address to which you want that certificate mailed.  Now for the grand finale! The National Wildlife Federation charges … Continue reading

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“Nature Calls:

Answer and Volunteer!”  That’s this year’s clever volunteer program theme at the forest preserve district where I am going into my fourth year as a Bluebird Monitor with Natural Resources Management.  Today, I added another role to my district volunteer … Continue reading

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