2024 Photo Gala Winners

Photo of the Year “Curious Ermine” by Rebecca Noeldner   North American Wildlife – People’s Choice Awards 1st Place: “Wolf Love” by Stephen Bensing 2nd Place: “Snowy Eagle” by Philip Wolbrink 3rd Place: “Regal Cedar Wax Wing” by Regal Cedar Wax Wing by Therese Sgarlata-Lutz Naturescapes – People’s Choice Awards 1st Place: “Perfect Fall Day” by Nancy Schuller 2nd Place: […]

Black-capped Chickadee: A Different Meaning to Bird Brain

“Bird brain” is a term many have heard used to describe someone as stupid, foolish, or tiny-brained. Ironically, it is “bird-brained” to use this phrase since, in reality, bird’s brains are pretty intricate and fascinating. Take the Black-capped Chickadee, for example; researchers have evaluated these small songbirds’ brains for the past thirty years because of their capability to kill old […]