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“Conservation Milestones” Debuts!

For me, the most exciting part of the first issue of Birder’s Guide to Conservation & Community is “Conservation Milestones”, a place where birders like you can share their personal accomplishments in the realms of environmental education and conservation. Birder’s Guide copy editor Noah Strycker did a wonderful job working with the contributors to compile an engaging and inspiring compendium. We thought this would be a popular feature when we first announced it, but we had no idea the kind of response we would get: nine solid pages of stories about how birders are building a better future for birding and the birds themselves. I can only imagine what it will look like next year!

To read “Conservation Milestones”, click here. The entirety of Birder’s Guide to Conservation & Community is available online. It’s just one of the many free services the ABA provides to the greater birding community!

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Michael Retter
Michael L. P. Retter is the editor of the ABA's newest magazine, Birder's Guide. He also wears his ABA cap while working as a Technical Reviewer for Birding magazine. When not at home, Michael is often leading tours in Middle America (Mexico through Panama). He currently lives with his fiancé, Matt, in Fort Worth, Texas. In his fleeting free time there, he pursues interests in horticulture (especially orchids), music, cooking, and numismatics. Michael also runs GBNA, the continent's informal club and email list for LGBT birders.

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