Bird Banding Demonstration at EL Johnson Nature Center Feb. 7

Bird Banding Demonstration at EL Johnson Nature Center Feb. 7 (Press release, Jan. 17, 2015) Join us at the E.L. Johnson Nature Center for the Winter Bird Banding on Saturday February 7, 2015 from 9:00 am – 11:00 am! Allen Chartier, one of Michigan’s premier birding experts, will demonstrate the science of bird banding. Chartier…

Make a Bird Feeder at Bloomfield Twp Library Feb. 16

Make a Bird Feeder at Bloomfield Twp Library Feb. 16 (BTPL Jan. 17, 2015) Celebrate National Bird Feeding Month Help make winter easier for your backyard birds.  Stop by the Youth Room on Monday, February 16 from 2-3 p.m., and create your own bird feeder and have some feathery fun. All ages are welcome. Registration is…

Deer Survey Being Done by Helicopter Jan. 14 in Madison Heights

Deer Survey Being Done by Helicopter Jan. 14 in Madison Heights (Madison Heights Police Press Release, Jan. 13, 2015) On Wednesday, January 14th, 2015, Oakland County Parks and Recreation will be performing an aerial deer survey at the Red Oaks Nature Center. Conducting this survey, which should be done between 3 and 5 pm (weather…

…Neighbors Consider How to Help Baby, the Deer…

Pleasant Ridge Neighbors Consider How to Help Baby, the Deer, Through the Winter (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 12, 2014) An orphaned fawn has found a pleasant home among the beautiful trees, and lush backyards of Pleasant Ridge, where residents bring her food each day and track her whereabouts online. Though the doe, named Baby, is…

The Deer, the Pig and the Cockatoo: A PR Love Story (video)

The Deer, the Pig and the Cockatoo: A Pleasant Ridge Love Story (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct.19, 2014) “There’s a reason people call stubborn people pig-headed,” said Tracey Leigh Bechard Magiera. The Pleasant Ridge mother and friend to animals everywhere knows this first-hand. Magiera can often be seen walking in Pleasant Ridge with one or…