Help us Fund the Future of Project SNOWstorm

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Project SNOWstorm’s community of supporters has been amazing over the first few years of our research on Snowy Owls, and we are calling on your help again! This effort has, from the very beginning, been entirely supported by donations from the public, for which we are deeply grateful. We have the opportunity this year to lay the groundwork for sustainable, continued … Read More

Season’s Greetings!

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   Project SNOWstorm is grateful for all the support over the past two seasons and we are looking forward to an exciting 3rd season!  Check back in next month as we blog more about the Snowy Owl research that has led to the Project SNOWstorm collaboration, the researchers at the heart of those projects, and more about what we hope … Read More

Great perk for sharing our campaign with your friends

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It’s been exciting to see the response to Project SNOWstorm from so many readers on the blog, Facebook, Twitter, and through emails. We have been really impressed with the interest in the project that so many of you have shown, and really appreciate that you are sharing our updates with your friends and family. We’d like to offer you something … Read More

Class photo

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As we wait for the tracked owls to start heading north, we thought we would put all of our owls into a gallery for everyone to enjoy. Below are images of all the owls tagged this winter as part of Project SNOWstorm. We wish them luck as they begin to head north for their breeding grounds, and hope to get … Read More

Release the maps!

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One of our goals for this project was to provide you with updated maps to keep tabs on the Snowy Owls we are tracking. Thanks to Don Crockett, this is now a reality! Don worked with us to build some incredible interactive maps, allowing our fans and supporters to follow each of the owls. Under optimal weather conditions, the owls … Read More

Project SNOWstorm launches on Indiegogo

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We are excited that we now have our crowdfunding campaign all set up. Already many people have contributed since we launched in the morning of Jan 2 and we have raised enough to buy another transmitter. We are proud to have many sponsors that offered ‘perks’ to contributors who donate through Indiegogo including Bird Watcher’s Digest, the American Birding Association, … Read More

An update on Assateague and Buena Vista

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The first owl fitted with these new transmitters, nicknamed “Assateague,” was tagged Dec. 17 on Assateague Island National Seashore in Maryland. Since then, he has wandered more than 150 miles, up the Delmarva Peninsula, around Delaware Bay, across southern New Jersey and up the coast. At one point, he took in the nocturnal sights from the end of Atlantic City’s … Read More