Bird Ecology of the Northern Forest

I had asked my co-leader for the bird ecology tour Sue Plankis to write a guest blog for me extolling the virtues and excitement of this experience. But she did not get around to it. I do not fault her for this. Quite the contrary her priorities are welded to the woods, meadows and marsh and not by writing about them, but by being there. In fact, as I enter this blog Sue is doing just that, observing Mountain Plovers in Colorado. I admire that zest and that is one reason that traveling with her in the Boundary Waters is so inspirational and such a great learning experience. You must trust my word on that.

It is a catch-22 for me too. I expend my energy outside. Marketing is a hobby and, as a result, our two bird ecology trips are not filling up. Marketing also is an exercise in … Continue reading