In 2019 a staggering study revealed North America had lost nearly 3 billion birds since 1970 — almost 30% of the total population, with declines in both common and rare species. The figures floored even the researchers.
Is San Antonio Not Big Enough for a Rookery?
With a growing list of false and stretched statements justifying its war on migratory birds, it’s time for the City of San Antonio to stop with the poop scares and make room for a bit of wildness in our parks.
Rev. Billy Prophesies for the Trees
The Lorax taught us to speak for the trees. But what if we also learned to listen to them? Rev. Billy Talen When trees are cut, they send out the same electronic patterns as a wound of human flesh. And when some are injured by insects, they tell the others: […]
EXCLUSIVE: State Regulator’s Emails Contradict City Staff Claims Over Brackenridge River Wall
Statements of Texas Historical Commission staff don’t jibe with City claims that towering trees must be removed to fix the river wall.
DECELERATION.LIVE: Message from Brackenridge Bird & Tree Defenders
Most are women of color; many are Indigenous. They’ve been smeared as disinformation agents. And we all owe them a huge debt of thanks.
The Environmental Scientist Out to Decolonize Conservation
Indigenous communities ‘are seen as research subjects rather than researchers.’
Documents Show Brackenridge Bond Project Tied to Possible Lethal ‘Take’ of Birds
City officials bumped the planned removal of more than 105 trees. But bird harassment efforts at Brackenridge are continuing.
TAKE ACTION: Attend Brackenridge Tree ‘Chop’ Hearing and Walking Tour
The project holds a snarl of interests, some reasonable (a collapsing wall), others repugnant (killing elder trees to evict migratory birds).