The 23th Annual Muckrace Musings

The 23th Annual Muckrace Musings

The Winners Winning Competitive team: Wind Birders – 119 sp. Winning Low-carbon team: Terns and Conditions – 51 sp. Winning Recreational Team: Hovering Howland Harries – 130 sp. Winning Family/Mentor team: Silky Flycatchers – 113 sp. Winning Photo team: Shutterbirds –...
Bird List  for 11/15/2019

Bird List for 11/15/2019

We surveyed this morning with calm air and temps in the high 30’s. Overall, pleasant conditions considering our recent blast of winter weather. We encountered mostly ice on the impoundments, no surprise there. The smaller units around the Wildlife Drive were ice...
Announcing the Launch Our New Mobile Phone Tour

Announcing the Launch Our New Mobile Phone Tour

We are pleased to announce the launch of a new mobile phone tour. The tour features 16 points of interest with the promise of more on the way. Created by the Friends of the Montezuma Wetlands Complex volunteers with help from  the Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge,...
The Stinging Possibility of Bee Extinction

The Stinging Possibility of Bee Extinction

Population levels of more than 700 North American bee species are declining at a breakneck pace, according to a report by the Biological Diversity Organization. There is an urgent drive by habitat restoration agencies like the partners within the Montezuma Wetlands...