Friday Film:: Bringing biodiversity back into cities

This video discussion took place at the recent ICLEI Urban Nature Forum in Belo Horizonte, Brazil this month and discusses the value of urban biodiversity and how to bring that diversity back to the cities. It's presented by the Stockholm Resilience Centre. Oliver...

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Foragings:: The latest news, resources, designs and more

News Course Changes Rough on Residents:: An interesting article about the attempt of a golf course to provide habitat and the challenges faced from the neighbors. Photo From the Field:: A blog post documenting the installation of a nestbox for Peregrine Falcons...

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Urban Species Profile:: Swifts

Swifts are one of the few birds that can draw crowds like rock stars. Their roosting is one of the greatest migration wonders of the natural world and they often choose to share it with us in the urban...

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Pollinator Pathway: bringing pollinators to a Seattle neighborhood

The Pollinator Pathway is planned along a one-mile stretch in Seattle from Seattle University to Nora’s Woods replacing grass strips with pollinator gardens. The brainchild and creation of Sarah Bergmann, the Pollinator Pathway currently consists of two installed gardens...

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Urban Species Profile:: Common Nighthawk

The Common Nighthawk (Chordeiles minor) is a small, highly camouflaged bird that is most active at dusk. They are not hawks, but are instead in the nightjar family. They breed throughout North and Central America and spend the rest...

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Why? Ecosystem Services:: The Pollinators

The first question many people will ask when you tell them you want to create habitat is why, which often comes before the how. It's important to formulate an educated response to the why whether it's a homeowner or...

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