President’s Column

The thistle and milkweed are about to bloom, so the American Goldfinches are getting ready to breed. They are one of the few species that wait till seeds are available before breeding. Many other species switch to a diet of insects during the breeding season. By waiting for seeds, American Goldfinches thwart predation by Brown-Headed … Continue reading…

Summit 2021

I’d like to talk about my experience attending the Summit virtually for the first time. It was spectacular! There was so much more to this experience than I could have imagined. People were engaged, friendly, and helpful. There were so many great sessions (perhaps even more than usual), that it was difficult to find just … Continue reading…

Summit Highlights

Here are a few highlights and observations from this year’s STC Summit 2021, held virtually. Quick Fixes for Bad Slides If you do PowerPoint slides, I recommend checking out Mike Parkinson. His presentation was a fast and fun romp through examples of boring slides and how to make them more interesting. He had a lot … Continue reading…