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A Hat Tip to the Women Who Started Modern Bird Conservation in the U.S.

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But a little more than a century ago, the city’s birding scene wasn’t thriving—it was dead. An outing in the park would turn up hundreds of birds, stuffed and perched on people’s heads. Chapman’s findings sparked outrage, especially among wildlife-loving women who preferred live birds to taxidermy. Banding together under the banner of the early […]
Creative: Tronvig Group