Kingfisher Journey- Marina Richie

The kingfisher is the halcyon bird. I began this Blog when following its path as a gypsy in my fourwheelcamper. I continue to seek stories of reciprocity for birds, all wildlife and wildlands. Always I track kingfishers that link us to our precious freshwaters and to myths of transformation. Please delve in! Marina Richie

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Visit this page to see a few places my writing is showing up or about to appear, and where it connects to Blogs.  

October 2: I’m blogging for National Wildlife Federation– see the bald eagle story for 4th of July and more to come.bald-eagle_PCDonated_Derek-Brusse_header-1400x700

The Oregon Islands National Wildlife Refuge interpretive panel project is coming along beautifully-. We will install 74 panels  at high-visitation state parks and waysides along 320 miles of the Oregon coast this spring!

I’m the writer and project manager, working with a fine team of John Peters, Interpretive Graphics, designer Maja Smith, artist Ram Papish, marine biologist extraordinaire Mike Graybill, and the project began with the fine help from writer  and dear friend Sandra Murphy, too.Screen Shot 2017-10-02 at 6.54.04 AM

See a few more examples of the interpretive panels I’m writing for the Oregon Islands National Wildlife Refuge,

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East Lostine River-enroute to Mirror Lake

 

April 17: Save the Lostine River Corridor! See my Blog for the Outdoor Project.

April 7: See the latest issue of University of Montana’s Vision Magazine for my cover story about Toby Spribille and John McCutcheon: UM UNVEILS BOLD LICHEN DISCOVERY (PDF) or the ONLINE VERSION.

March 27 – New Blog for Hells Canyon Preservation Council: Protecting the Places We Love.

NEWS FLASH–MY STORY ON NATIVE PLANTS AND BIRDS IS PUBLISHED IN APRIL 2017 BIRDWATCHING MAGAZINE.  CHECK OUT THE TABLET EXTRAS, TOO, WITH A LINK TO THIS BLOG.

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GO NATIVE PLANTS & BIRDS & BUTTERFLIES

February is all about why native plants are so important for sustaining birds, and butterflies too. As days grow longer and spring edges nearer, it’s time to think about adding native trees shrubs and flowers to your yard that will sustain a bounty of insects that in turn will support a multitude of our native birds.

Birdwatching Magazine a features my story in its new April issue, “Why Native Plants Attract Bird,” featuring several amazing individuals I  interviewed when writing on the subject for Audubon.  I was very fortunate to interview University of Delaware Professor Doug Tallamy author of the landmark book:  Bringing Nature Home.

Last year, Birdwatching Daily  featured a letter I wrote to them on What Malheur Means to Me and prior to that the magazine featured a story I wrote on the Belted Kingfisher (under my given name of Deborah Richie).

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Here are a few more related Blogs to Birds & Native Plants & What We Can Do to Help. Here’s to making tangible differences daily:

Celebrating the Gifts of Birds and the People Who Help Them

Butterfly Man of Santa Fe

Of Monarchs, Marathons & Migration

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Read more about Terresa in the current issue of Birdwatching Magazine and here.

 

 

 

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