Audubon society http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en Spring Storm Strands Migrating Birds http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/spring-storm-strands-migrating-birds <p>The spring bird migration is underway and this week’s heavy snowfall may have left many species searching for shelter and food.</p><p>Barb Gorges is the president of the Cheyenne High Plains Audubon Society. &nbsp;She says as long as the cold weather doesn’t last too long, the birds should be able to hunker down.</p><p>“A lot of the birds will just sit tight and I know in our backyard, our bushes were loaded with snow and I think they just kind of buried themselves back in there under the bushes,” Gorges says.</p> Wed, 14 May 2014 00:30:39 +0000 Melodie Edwards 58248 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Spring Storm Strands Migrating Birds Feds extend duration of eagle-take permits http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/feds-extend-duration-eagle-take-permits <div style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial; font-size: small; line-height: normal;"></div><div style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial; font-size: small; line-height: normal;">Over the objections of environmental groups, the federal government agreed Friday to issue eagle-take permits to wind companies for 30 years, instead of five. Mon, 09 Dec 2013 19:28:20 +0000 Stephanie Joyce 51029 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Feds extend duration of eagle-take permits Audubon Society prepares for Christmas bird count http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/audubon-society-prepares-christmas-bird-count <p>The Audubon Society’s annual Christmas bird counts are getting underway this weekend in towns across Wyoming. The bird counts are meant to keep track of population and migration trends.</p><p>Jacelyn Downey is a naturalist&nbsp;with Audubon Rockies&nbsp; and she says drought in the Southern U.S. in recent years has forced birds further north than usual.</p> Fri, 14 Dec 2012 13:07:10 +0000 Willow Belden 34050 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Audubon Society prepares for Christmas bird count