U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Northeast Region


Having a hard time imagining how cake and forests might have something in common? See how one person’s love of cake will make you think of birds and their habitats too!

Birders from 38 U.S. states, 9 Canadian provinces and 3 Canadian territories tracked rusty blackbirds on their northward migration from the southeastern U.S. up through Canada and into Alaska. Scientists will use the data from the Blitz to target future conservation efforts and research initiatives.

A conservation project reforesting the area for the memorial and for wildlife was recently honored with a prestigious award. Deb Reynolds shares her experience at the memorial.