Naturalist and educator Natalie Cypher introduces kids to raptors

Naturalist and educator Natalie Cypher introduces kids to raptors

Written by Natalie Cypher All photos by Jennie Braatz As a naturalist, educator, and all-around wildlife enthusiast, I feel beyond fortunate on a regular basis that my work allows me to combine several passions – my love of nature, with teaching and sharing. I have...
Virtual Lunch & Learn Series, Intro to Hawkcount

Virtual Lunch & Learn Series, Intro to Hawkcount

On July 22nd, HMANA offered the second in the virtual lunch & learn series featuring an “Introduction to Hawkcount” with Dr. Brian Wargo.  For those that weren’t able to join us live, please enjoy the recording of the session below.  In August,...
Illinois’ Three Successful All Volunteer Hawkwatches

Illinois’ Three Successful All Volunteer Hawkwatches

Illinois’ Three Successful All Volunteer Hawkwatches Ask most birders or hawkwatchers around the country about famous sites they’ve heard of and I’d guess not one from Illinois would be mentioned. But Illinois is home to three successful all volunteer-run hawkwatch...
Virtual Lunch & Learn Series, Photographing Raptors in Flight

Virtual Lunch & Learn Series, Photographing Raptors in Flight

On June 24th, HMANA offered the first of many virtual programs to come featuring “Photographing Hawks on the Wing” with Josh Haas.  We are excited to bring you such content and will be posting recorded sessions in our News section after each program.  The...
HMANA Virtual “Lunch & Learn” Series, Topics and Schedule

HMANA Virtual “Lunch & Learn” Series, Topics and Schedule

HMANA is bringing FREE virtual content to our constituents and followers to offer better ways of connecting and learning during these tough times. Using tech tools like Zoom meetings and Facebook LIVE, we’re bringing topics such as Raptor ID, photography, using...
2018 HMANA Award Recipients

2018 HMANA Award Recipients

2018 HMANA Award Recipients Counting for the Future Award – Brian Wargo Brian Wargo is this year’s recipient of the Counting for the Future Award.  This award was created to recognize those who may be relatively new to the hawkwatching circle, yet have already...