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Lessons learned from a bluebird box

June 12, 2011
By Walt Young ( , The Altoona Mirror

Since the middle of March, I have been involved in a volunteer project at Canoe Creek State Park monitoring several bluebird nest boxes there. The objective is to track and record any nesting activity that takes place in the various boxes. There are about 150 nest boxes located throughout the park, all of which are monitored by individual volunteers who keep track of a specific group of boxes. I have been checking nine boxes this spring, and the experience has been quite gratifying for me.

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