Birds, Wildlife & Pollinators on The Green Room
Washtenaw County's "The Green Room" explores the world of birds.
- November 24, 2017: Should Sandhill Cranes Be Fair Game?
- April 28, 2017: Birds, Glass and Cats-Preventable Impacts
- February 26, 2016: Coffee, Costs, Birds, and Beans
- October 30, 2015: Who's 'Whoo' - Michigan's Owls
- September 26, 2014: Return Of The Osprey - A Southern Michigan Success Story
- March 28, 2014: Chimney Swifts In Washtenaw County
- August 30, 2013: Grassland Birds
Green Room Television Shows on CTN, Channel 17
- February 11, 2014: Bird-friendly Coffee, with Julie Craves of the UM Rouge River Bird Observatory
- October 2, 2012: Bird Conservation, with Will Weber, Hawk Migration Association of North America
- September 4, 2012: Birding for youth, with Sarah Toner, Washtenaw Audubon Society
Bird Conservation Powerpoint, presented to the Washtenaw Audubon November 2015. To read the narration for each slide, click on "Open" and then "Open in Microsoft PowerPoint"
Washtenaw County's "The Green Room" explores our local wildlife.
April 27, 2018: Wildlife "Rights" Vs. "Management" - Perspectives Underlying the Debate
Inspired by the intense controversy over Ann Arbor’s deer cull, this two-part series focuses on underlying value systems that shape perspectives on wildlife management issues.
January 26, 2018: Deer Management - Perspectives Underlying The Debate
These days, it seems you can back up just about any point of view, depending on which facts you choose to cite. So, let’s take a moment to set aside the debate over data when it comes to Ann Arbor’s deer management plan, including sterilization and a lethal cull. In this first of our two-part series in “The Green Room,” Barbara Lucas focuses instead on the underlying perspectives and value systems guiding some of the voices in this contentious issue.
October 31, 2014: Double, Double, Bats in Trouble - Local Efforts to Save Our Bats
Bats are in double trouble; bat species that migrate long distances are being killed in wind turbines, and White-nose syndrome is devastating bat species that migrate shorter distances.
December 27, 2013: Deer Overpopulation
Are there too many deer in our area, if so, what can be done about it? Opinions are wide-ranging, and answers are elusive.
Washtenaw County's "The Green Room" explores the world of pollinators.
September 25, 2015: The Buzz about Bees in Ann Arbor and Ypsilanti
Whether honeybees or native bees, local or global - bees are in trouble. And, since nearly a hundred of our crops are pollinated by them, their trouble is our trouble!
July 25, 2014: Monarchs in the Midwest and GMOs
Looking at the possible connection between the plummeting numbers of the Monarch butterfly, our local populations of the milkweed wildflower crucial to their reproduction, and the booming use of genetically-modified crops.