ACTION ALERT OCTOBER 11, 2021 "Recovering America's Wildlife Act 2021" “A bill to amend the Pittman-Robertson Wildlife
Here are the results of the fall 2021 count for Davidson and surrounding areas. Highlights were a ruddy turnstone in the Old Hickory area, a handful of red-headed woodpeckers in Cheatham County, and an influx of blue jays everywhere. 58 members took part in the count. Canada Goose 143 Wood Duck 18 Gadwall 4 American
Warner Park is looking for volunteers to visit the Purple Martin roost in downtown Nashville nightly, to monitor activity educate the public and report observations back to Warner Park. Information and sign-up forms can be found at this link: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0f4da5ac2da3f8c34-purple1 Additional information can be obtained by contacting Warner Park.
The annual spectacular gathering of Purple Martins is underway in the trees outside the Nashville Symphony. In 2020,an estimated 100,000-150,000 martins roosted in trees around the Nashville Symphony Center (36.1601, -86.7762) and this year is shaping up to be even more incredible. The Martin will continue to gather there through early September. They begin swirling in
The Growing Climate Solutions Act (GCSA) was passed by the Senate on 6/24/2021. The bill creates a new program to self-certify technical assistance providers and third-party verifiers for the agriculture and forestry sectors for voluntary actions that are intended to reduce the amount of air and carbon pollution and for processes to naturally store carbon.
HELP SAVE THE MIGRATORY BIRD PROTECTION ACT The Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA) has been one of our nation’s most effective bird conservation laws for over 100 years. During the last administration, a new federal rule severely weakened the MBTA, ending enforcement of a provision that holds industry accountable for bird deaths. Recently
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President - Cyndi Routledge 1st VP & Programs - Susie Russenberger (committed for one term expiring 08/31/22) 2nd VP & Field Trips - Mike Smith Secretary - Margie Dunham Treasurer - Pam Lasley State Directors 2020- Aug. 2022 - Angie Elmore and Ken Oeser (already in place and will continue to serve) 2021- Aug.