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Wendy Clark, Publisher of Bird Watcher’s Digest, recently talked with Scott Whittle and Mike Lanzone about the TERRA PROJECT, a cutting-edge development in data tracking and wildlife conservation. Join Wendy, Scott, and Mike in their conversation about this fascinating project and learn more about how we can all become part of the global TERRA NETWORK. Posted Fri, 20 Nov 2020.
Episode 4: An Interview with Whitney Lanfranco
Whitney Lanfranco is the new nature sales manager for Leica Sport Optics, and she is thrilled to be a young female working in the birding sport optics industry! BirdSense host Wendy Clark talks to her about Leica, the obstacles she has faced this year both personally and professionally, and how she's rising above it all with grace and positivity. This episode is sponsored by Leica Sports Optics.
Grab the Kleenex: This is the final episode that TBL host Bill Thompson, III, recorded before succumbing to pancreatic cancer on March 25, 2019. Bill interviews Mark S. Garland, a naturalist who has been sharing his enthusiasm for nature for over 40 years. He is also the 2019 recipient of the Paul Bartsch Award for Distinguished Contributions to Natural History. Bird Watcher’s Digest subscribers will recognize him as the author of “Birders Question Mark,” a Q&A column that has featured in the magazine since 2015. Mark reveals what sparked his interest in nature and birds early in life, and how it evolved throughout his lifetime. He ends with advice for aspiring naturalists: Be persistent, follow your heart, and in the end, it will all work out! Posted Thu, Aug 29 2019.
For a naturalist attempting to consider every living thing that forages and frolics in the brush throughout the year, there just isn't a perfect time to mow! BWD columnist Julie Zickefoose shares how she finally landed on when to mow her meadow so that it stays beautiful and blooming. Featured in the November/December 2020 issue of Bird Watcher's Digest. Posted Fri, 23 Oct 2020.