One World, Two Feet – Bird Banding in North Carolina

Bird banding is one of the most important methods scientists use to keep tabs on bird populations. The birds fly into delicate mist nets, are carefully disentangled by trained researchers and volunteers, then weighed, banded, and released. If and when the birds are re-captured, their bands tell us how old they are, when and where…

One World, Two Feet – Springs of the Suwannee River

The Suwannee River is known for the many springs, both large and small, that flow into its waters. One of my favorite things to do is boat up and down the banks, searching for both the named and unnamed springs. Pictured here is one such small one. See other One World, Two Feet posts here!