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Hawk Mountain begins annual fall raptor migration count

Annual tradition underway at Albany Township bird sanctuary. → Read More

American kestrels studied at arboretum in Berks

Masked and gloved to protect the small falcon from any possibility of avian flu exposure, Mercy Melo gently placed a female American kestrel nestling onto the digital scale she had set up on a card… → Read More

A toxic weed causes concern in Wyomissing Park System

Every part of the poison hemlock is highly toxic. → Read More

Middle Creek Wildlife Art Show returns after a 2-year hiatus

The event, now in its 34th year, runs from Aug. 5 through Aug. 7 in the Visitors Center. → Read More

Young workers at the Big Woods in French Creek State Park encouraged by Pa. official

DCNR Deputy Secretary John Norbeck visits the site and talks with Pennsylvania Outdoor Corps participants. → Read More

Purple martins have a friend in Scott Burnet

The Allentown resident spearheaded the erection of purple martin towers throughout southeastern Pennsylvania, with over 15 sites in Schuylkill, Northampton, Berks, Bucks and Lehigh counties. → Read More

French Creek State Park is the center of bird study

Kutztown University biology professor Todd Underwood teamed up to study veeries for the past four years with his friend and colleague Christopher “Kitt” Hecksher of Delaware State University, → Read More

Church and Amazon team to distribute clothing at FirstEnergy Stadium

Over 8,000 items are given away in two hours Tuesday. → Read More

It’s the 15th anniversary of the first nesting of peregrine falcons in downtown Reading

47 peregrine falcons have fledged from downtown Reading nest sites since 2007. → Read More

Schuylkill River Sojourn is a time for bonding

The sojourn stops in Berks after starting in Schuylkill Haven on Saturday with the final destination at Boathouse Row in Philadelphia on Friday. → Read More

Conservation Heritage Museum set to open at Middle Creek

The grand opening is scheduled for June 25. → Read More

Berks’ Best 2022 Visual Arts winner Danielle Dung My Ha creating bridges

The Daniel Boone senior’s work has been influenced by her identity, parents and a counterculture icon of the 1960s. → Read More

Bird survey kicks off 75th anniversary of South Mountain YMCA Camps

Because the campgrounds aren’t open to the general public, the area hasn’t been a bird watching destination, but that may change as camp officials are looking to increase access to trails on the Cushion Peak side of the property while maintaining a secure area for campers. → Read More

Berks County bird photos to be displayed at Nolde Forest in Cumru Township

Russ Hoffman has approached his bird watching differently than most birders. When he sees a bird, he reaches for his camera first rather than his binoculars. → Read More

Easter celebrated at dawn service on Mount Penn

Theme of resurrection emphasized as circumstances echo the holiday’s religious theme. → Read More

New book details ways to prevent bird deaths at windows

Dr. Daniel J. Klem Jr. has written “Solid Air: Invisible Killer — Saving Billions of Birds from Windows.” → Read More

Did Jack Kerouac’s road wind through Berks County?

First-edition copy of “On the Road” is a serendipitous find. → Read More

St. Patrick’s Day tradition survives at Reading cemetery

The gathering honors a pact Tom Hannahoe and Alvah O. Schaeffer made around 1893 in a city bar. → Read More

Visitors Center at Middle Creek Wildlife Management Area reopens

The reopening of the Visitors Center also marks the renewal of the educational programming at Middle Creek. → Read More

Bern Township birder marks his last year as the compiler for the Bernville Christmas Bird Count

Over his 30 years as compiler of the Bernville Christmas Bird Count, Ed Barrell has not only watched birds but also the weather. → Read More