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RHWPRecovery Click here to see 5 ways you can protect water quality with your fall yard care 

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RHWPRecoveryCheck out the latest addition of the Red-headed Woodpecker Recovery Newsletter featuring an article Cicada Irruption Impact on Red-headed Woodpecker Populations.

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_________________________________________________________________________ Southeastern Minnesota 2021 Fall Picnic Bill and Mary Bailey hosted the 15th annual – 2021 Southeastern Minnesota Fall Bluebird picnic at their home this past September. What a treat on their spacious covered porch in sight of the pond and apple tree.
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Attendees asked questions about the Baileys’ garden, totally fenced to keep out the many deer which inhabit their wildlife sanctuary.
 An eye-level Baltimore oriole’s nest, easily seen in one of the weeping willows a short walk from the house.
Quint and Mary Lohse with the nest boxes they won in the door prize drawing. They were donated by the JoAnn and Joe Adelman.
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Cornell Lab of Ornithology

Why Birds Hit Windows—And How You Can Help Prevent It  

For birds, glass windows are worse than invisible. By reflecting foliage or sky, they look like inviting places to fly into. And because the sheer number of windows is so great, their toll on birds is huge. The good news is that you can greatly reduce the danger your home’s windows pose to birds with some simple remedies.

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