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Henslow’s Sparrow and More in Scioto Valley Bird & Nature Club Monday


Chillicothe and Beyond — Learn about a shy and enigmatic little native bird in the monthly meeting of the Scioto Valley Bird & Nature Club Monday. Fourth year undergraduate student at Ohio University Gabriella Lindsey will present “Habitat Use and Migratory Timing of Henslow’s Sparrows in Southern Ohio.”

The meeting starts at 6:30pm on April 22nd, in Room 110 of Bennett Hall at Ohio University Chillicothe. The public is welcome.

Back by popular demand is their dinner before the meeting, a great way to hang out with club members, and speakers who often join in. They will meet at the Western Avenue Bob Evans after 4:30.

As noted in the newsletter, this month’s meeting coincides with Earth Day, when more than a billion people celebrate the day to protect the planet from things like pollution and deforestation. The official theme this year is “Planet vs. Plastics.”

The Scioto Valley Bird & Nature Club also has a monthly newsletter – and they welcome articles, including reviews of past events Email [email protected] to join and get the newsletter. This month’s issue has:

  • The Ross County Park District held a “Progress Tour” of Herron-Downs Fen Nature Preserve.
  • March Meeting Notes: Jim Lemon, otherwise known as the ‘bug guy,’ the admin for the Ohio Dragonfly Survey project.
  • More opportunities to take hikes to see spring wildflowers.
  • April is the time to begin thinking about hummingbirds, as they are to arrive around the middle of the month in our area.
  • A visit to Millers State Nature Preserve near Rainsboro in the Rocky Fork Gorge.

Individual SVBNC memberships are $10, $15 for families. Email Program Director / Vice President Andrew Molloy at [email protected] for information.

Learning how to be more friendly to pollinators, in the February 2023 meeting of the Scioto Valley Bird & Nature Club in Bennett Hall at Ohio University-Chillicothe.
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Raised in Ross County, Bearcat class of '87 at Paint Valley. Wrote a column on history and historic preservation for the Chillicothe Gazette right out of high school, then a bachelors in Journalism in the OU class of '91. After starting my one-man company "Intrepid Heritage Services" in Columbus in 1997 to offer historical research, tours, and talks, I retuned to Ross County in 2003. Have been working as a radio programmer and reporter at Clear Channel / iHeart Media Southern Ohio. Started working with the Scioto Post June 27th, 2023.