Blackburnian Warbler (© Mike Watson)

Birder Mike Watson shares his impressions and awesome photos of wood warblers from the Midwest Birding Symposium.

Why Northwest Ohio Really Rocks in Nature Tourism

Prothonotary Warbler,

While “western Ohio” may not register on everyone’s list as a top destination — unless you’re a birder or from the Midwest — it is a great place to visit for many reasons, thanks to the recreational and ecological benefits of Lake Erie. And if you ARE a birder, combining a birding trip with one of these other attractions will satisfy your nature cravings AND keep your family satisfied, too.

5 New National Monuments to Add to Your U.S. Travel List

Lime Kiln Lighthouse © RJ/San Juan Island s Visitor's Bureau

On March 25, 2013 President Obama designated five new locations as National Monuments. These sites include: the first State National Monument in Delaware the Rio Grande del Norte National Monument in New Mexico the San Juan Islands National Monument in Washington state the Charles Young Buffalo Soldiers National Monument in Ohio a monument commemorating Harriet… Read more

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