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Seward Park Environmental & Audubon Center

2008-08-15
Length: 40s

The story of the creation of the new Seward Park Environmental & Audubon Center in Seattle, from planning through groundbreaking, construction, and grand opening.

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May 2008 - Index

2008-05-06
Length: 22s

Welcome to On The Wing for May 2008

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May 2008 - Notes From An English Garden

2008-05-06
Length: 6s

From Kate's garden in Birmingham UK.

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May 2008 - Events Calendar

2008-05-06
Length: 2s

Events Calendar for May 2008.

Presque Isle Audubon Society
Leavenworth Spring Bird Fest
2008 Washington Island Birding Festival

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May 2008 - Santa Ana NWR

2008-05-06
Length: 34s

Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge is in the Lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas. Park Ranger Mike Carlo is our guide.

Santa Ana NWR
City of Alamo Santa Ana NWR Page
Laguna Atascosa NWR

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September 2007 - Index

2007-09-28
Length: 23s

Welcome to On The Wing for September 2007

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September 2007 - Northern Harriers at Kent Ponds

2007-09-28
Length: 16s

Roger Orness and others have been tracking the progress of a Northern Harrier nest at the Kent Ponds, south of Seattle.

Green River Natural Resources Area
Bird Surveys at the Green River Natural Resources Area

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September 2007 - Events Calendar

2007-09-28
Length: 1s

Events Calendar for September 2007:

Alabama Coastal BirdFest
Autumn Migration Birding Festival
Alaska Bald Eagle Festival

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September 2007 - Notes From An English Garden

2007-09-28
Length: 4s

From Kate's garden in Birmingham UK.

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September 2007 - Face Recognition In Crows

2007-09-28
Length: 19s

Professor John Marzluff is conducting an experiment on the University of Washington campus, investigating how crows recognize human faces.

John Marzluff

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Southern Cross Peregrine Project

2007-05-05
Length: 31s


Photo by Zach Smith courtesy of Falcon Research Group
Bud Anderson describes the revolutionary Southern Cross Peregrine Project, which will use satellite tracking to follow the migration of Peregrine Falcons from Chile to the Arctic. This location information is interpreted via Google Earth - so you can easily follow along. Technologies mesh to support exciting research!

Falcon Research Group
Southern Cross Peregrine Project

Segment length: 31:46…

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Audubon - Fighting Global Warming 1

2007-04-24
Length: 6s


For Earth Day 2007, Audubon Washington presented "Unleashing the Power of Audubon - Fighting Global Warming". Nina Carter introduced the program.

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Audubon - Fighting Global Warming 2

2007-04-24
Length: 24s


Gordon Orians spoke on "Ecological Effects of Climate Change".

Blackbirds of the Americas

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Audubon - Fighting Global Warming 3

2007-04-24
Length: 25s


John Flicker, President and CEO, National Audubon Society, presented "Unleashing the Power of Audubon - Fighting Global Warming".

National Audubon Society

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Audubon - Fighting Global Warming 4

2007-04-24
Length: 6s


Nina Carter, Executive Director, Audubon Washington, discussed Audubon Washington's efforts directed at global warming issues.

Audubon Washington

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Audubon - Fighting Global Warming 5

2007-04-24
Length: 23s


Question and Answers session.

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March 2007 - Index

2007-03-31
Length: 22s

Welcome to On The Wing for March 2007

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March 2007 - Padilla Bay Reserve

2007-03-31
Length: 27s

Padilla Bay is an estuary at the saltwater edge of the large delta of the Skagit River. Since 1980, it has been part of the National Estuarine Research Reserve System.

Padilla Bay

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March 2007 - Events Calendar

2007-03-31
Length: 2s

Events Calendar for March 2007

Florida's First Coast Birding and Nature Festival
Alaska Hummingbird Festival
Dubois Grouse Days
Verde Valley Birding and Nature Festival

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March 2007 - Spencer Island

2007-03-31
Length: 20s

Spencer Island is one of the best places in the Snohomish River Estuary to view waterfowl and shorebirds. The island has a dike top trail system, which provides scenic views of the wetlands, sloughs and mountains.

Spencer Island

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December 2006 - Index

2006-12-14
Length: 28s

Welcome to On The Wing for December 2006

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December 2006 - Paul Bannick, Bird Photographer

2006-12-14
Length: 11s

Paul Bannick is a naturalist and bird photographer. He shares insights on nature and photographing it.

paulbannick.com
Conservation Northwest

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December 2006 - Events Calendar

2006-12-14
Length: 2s

Events Calendar for December 2006

Great Blue Heron Nature Reserve
Upper Skagit Bald Eagle Festival
Wings Over Willcox
Morro Bay Winter Bird Festival
Eagle Watch Weekend, Cadiz KY

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December 2006 - Notes From An English Garden

2006-12-14
Length: 5s

Kate's garden in Autumn, looking forward to Winter, in Birmingham UK.

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December 2006 - Bird Vision

2006-12-14
Length: 37s

A Birding Gem from Libby Mills - Bird Vision.

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December 2006 - Martha Jordan

2006-12-14
Length: 16s

Trumpeter Swans have been dying from lead poisoning. Martha Jordan of the Trumpeter Swan Society wants to find the source of the lead shot that the swans are ingesting.

Trumpeter Swan Society
Trumpeter Swan Society - Washington
Lead Poisoning in Washington Swans

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August 2006 - Index

2006-08-30
Length: 23s


Welcome to the August 2006 edition of On The Wing

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August 2006 - Notes From An English Garden

2006-08-30
Length: 6s


Kate's garden in Summer, from Birmingham UK.

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August 2006 - Events Calendar

2006-08-30
Length: 1s


Events Calendar for August 2006

Friends of Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge BirdFest 2006
Portland Swift Watch

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August 2006 - Union Bay Natural Area (Montlake Fill)

2006-08-15
Length: 43s

(Photo © Marc Hoffman 2006. Used by permission.)

Connie Sidles visits the Montlake Fill (Union Bay Natural Area) almost every day. She shares her love of this important birding site with us on a circuit of the trail.

Union Bay Natural Area
Waders.org - Montlake Fill
Wikipedia UNBA page

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July 2006 - Index

2006-06-10
Length: 24s

Welcome to the July 2006 edition of On The Wing

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July 2006 - Randall Davey Audubon Center

2006-06-10
Length: 17s

(Photo by David Dawson)
Our visit to the Randall Davey Audubon Center in beautiful Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Randall Davey Audubon Center
Audubon New Mexico

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July 2006 - Events Calendar

2006-06-10
Length: 1s

Events Calendar for July 2006

Oregon Shorebird Festival
British Birdwatching Fair

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July 2006 - Kent Eagle Cam

2006-06-10
Length: 14s

(Photos by T K Brown)
Garry and Loraine have a Bald Eagle nest in the Cottonwood tree in their back yard in Kent, Washington. They share the nest with the world through their webcam.

News Flash: The eaglet has fledged!

Kent Eagle Cam

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July 2006 - Haystack Rock

2006-06-10
Length: 15s

(Photo by Gayle Hunt)
At Haystack Rock in Cannon Beach, Oregon - the third largest monolith in the world, and home to nesting seabirds, raptors, and vacationers. We meet with Tom Oxwang of the Friends of Haystack Rock to learn about the Haystack Rock Awareness Program.

Haystack Rock Awareness Program
Friends of Haystack Rock
Oregon Coast NWR Complex
Oregon Rocks NWR

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May 2006 - Index

2006-05-25
Length: 29s

Welcome to the May 2006 edition of On The Wing

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May 2006 - Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge

2006-05-25
Length: 24s

(Photo by Gayle Hunt)
Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge with Phil Kelley.


Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge
Nisqually Reach Nature Center
Birdwise on Google Video


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May 2006 - Long-Bill Syndrome

2006-05-25
Length: 7s

(Photo by Bud Anderson)
Bud Anderson describes Long-Bill Syndrome, a disturbing abnormal growth of birds' beaks and bills.

If you spot a bird with a misshapen beak, take note of the bird's species and location and call Bud Anderson at (360) 757-1911 or e-mail him at bud@frg.org

Falcon Research Group
Bill Deformities in Songbirds


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May 2006 - Events Calendar

2006-05-25
Length: 1s

Bitterroot Birding & Nature Festival
Birds on the Bay
Feliciana Hummingbird Celebration


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May 2006 - Notes From An English Garden

2006-05-25
Length: 5s

Springtime in Birmingham, UK, with Kate.


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May 2006 - North Seattle Community College Wetlands

2006-05-25
Length: 30s

(Photo courtesy NSCC)
Birds and the restoration of the North Seattle Community College Wetlands

NSCC Campus Wetlands


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February 2006 - Index

2006-01-26
Length: 1s

Welcome to the February 2006 edition of On The Wing…

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February 2006 - Upper Skagit Bald Eagles

2006-01-26
Length: 18s

At the Upper Skagit River, we meet Libby Mills, tour the Skagit River Bald Eagle Interpretive Center, and visit a couple of riverside viewpoints.

skagiteagle.org

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February 2006 - Notes From An English Garden

2006-01-26
Length: 3s

With Kate, from Birmingham UK.…

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February 2006 - PAWS Western Grebe Rescue

2006-01-26
Length: 19s

(Photo courtesy of PAWS Wildlife Center)
In January 2006, a group of nearly 60 Western Grebes were found stranded and starving on the beach at Ocean Shores, Washington. They were taken to the PAWS wildlife rehabilitation center in Lynnwood, Washington.

PAWS
PAWS Wild Again Newsletter…

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February 2006 - Events Calendar

2006-01-26
Length: 3s



Upper Skagit Bald Eagle Festival
San Diego Bird Festival
Winter Wings Festival
Connecticut Audubon Society Eagle Festival
Port Susan Snow Goose & Birding Festival

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February 2006 - Vole National Park

2006-01-26
Length: 50s

A Birding Gem from Bud Anderson - The Vole National Park.

Falcon Research Group…

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February 2006 - Other Birding Podcasts

2006-01-26
Length: 6s

An overview of other birding podcasts, with a guest segment from RainforestInn.

Naturesound
RSPB Bird Notes
Parrot Science
Whooper Happenings
Ray Brown's Talkin' Birds
The Sounds of the Rainforest …

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January 2006 UK Special - Index

2005-11-02
Length: 34s

Welcome to the November 2005 edition of On The Wing - the UK Edition.…

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January 2006 - Duddingston Loch

2005-11-02
Length: 5s

(Photos by John Lithgow)
Duddingston Loch is on the shoulder of Arthur's Seat, a dormant volcano in Edinburgh, Scotland.

Duddingston Loch…

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January 2006 - Scottish Seabird Centre

2005-11-02
Length: 13s

(Photo by David Dawson)
The Scottish Seabird Centre, in North Berwick, Scotland, is a state-of-the-art nature viewing facility. Visitors to the Centre can view the birds on Bass Rock, the Isle of May and Fidra by remote controlled video cameras, using the latest telemetry to rotate, pan and zoom to get the best possible views of the birds.

Scottish Seabird Centre
Lothian SOC
Forth Seabird Group…

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January 2006 - RSPB Sandwell Valley Reserve

2005-11-02
Length: 16s

(Photo by Gayle Hunt)
The RSPB Sandwell Valley Reserve is a 10 hectare wildfowl and songbird refuge just outside Birmingham, England.

RSPB Sandwell Valley…

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Entiat Ridge Experimental Hawk Banding Station

2005-09-27
Length: 37s

(Photo by David Dawson)
The Entiat Ridge Experimental Hawk Banding Station, a project of the Falcon Research Group, is conducting its fifth annual hawk migration study. Located on a beautiful ridge in Eastern Washington, the station is in the migratory path of several hawk species.

Bud Anderson, Ed Deal, Mark Gleason and Martin Muller show us the action.

Falcon Research Group
Bird Banding Laboratory

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August 2005 - Index

2005-08-30
Length: 26s

Welcome to the August 2005 edition of On The Wing!…

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August 2005 - Chickadee Alarm Calls - Chris Templeton

2005-08-30
Length: 12s

Chris Templeton tells us how Black-Capped Chickadees vary their alarm calls according to how dangerous a predator is - It's size that counts, but not in the way you might think. Chickadee-dee-dee means a lot more than it may seem...

Chickadee Alarm Calls - Chris Templeton…

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August 2005 - Events Calendar

2005-08-30
Length: 1s



Oregon Shorebird Festival
Meet the Waders Australia
New Haven Hawk Festival…

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August 2005 - Marymoor Park with Michael Hobbs

2005-08-30
Length: 36s

(Photo by Michael Hobbs)
Michael Hobbs has made himself an expert on Redmond Washington's Marymoor Park, by birding there virtually every week for eleven years.

Birding at Marymoor Park
East Lake Washington Audubon…

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August 2005 - Hurricane Katrina

2005-08-30
Length: 1s

Hurricane Katrina has devastated the Gulf Coast of Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, and Florida. What can we do?

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Kevin Li and Seattle's Purple Martins

2005-06-16
Length: 26s

(Photo by Kevin Li)
Kevin Li has been putting up nesting gourds for Purple Martins in the Puget Sound area. We join him to check three of the sites he maintains.

kdli@msn.com

Seattle Times article
USGS Purple Martin site
Martin Cam
Kitsap Audubon Martin site
purplemartin.org
purplemartins.com…

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May 2005 - Index

2005-05-18
Length: 48s

Welcome to the May 2005 edition of On The Wing!…

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May 2005 - Cliff Swallows

2005-05-18
Length: 5s

Cliff Swallows have returned to Seattle's Magnuson Park. Lynn Ferguson monitors their nesting activities.

Seattle Audubon…

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May 2005 - Ivory-Billed Woodpecker

2005-05-18
Length: 11s

On The Wing interviews Dr Jerome A. Jackson, author of In Search of the Ivory-Billed Woodpecker, about the recent announcement that the bird still survives.…

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May 2005 - The Accidental Birder

2005-05-18
Length: 4s

Linda Davey is the Accidental Birder

More photos…

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May 2005 - Raptor Nest Data Project - Jim Flynn

2005-05-18
Length: 5s

Seattle Audubon Master Birder Jim Flynn discusses his new Raptor Nest Data Project.

e-mail Jim Flynn
Seattle Audubon Society Master Birder Class…

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May 2005 - Puget Sound Bird Fest - Edmonds, WA

2005-05-18
Length: 6s

The Puget Sound Bird Fest in Edmonds, Washington, on International Migratory Bird Day. We visit Yost Park and the Edmonds Marsh.

Puget Sound Bird Festival…

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May 2005 - Events Calendar

2005-05-18
Length: 3s

Birding Events Calendar for May and June 2005.

Cape May Spring Weekend
4th Annual Big Woods Birding Festival
Huron Fringe Birding Festival
3rd Annual Potholes & Prairie Birding Festival
Chaplin Lake Shorebird Festival
Adirondack Birding Festival…

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May 2005 - Leavenworth Spring Bird Fest

2005-05-18
Length: 25s

The 3rd Annual Leavenworth Spring Bird Fest. A memorable weekend, with a great variety of birding and other events.

Leavenworth Spring Bird Fest
Barn Beach Reserve
Falcon Research Group…

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International Migratory Bird Day

2005-05-12
Length: 3s

Saturday May 14 is International Migratory Bird Day for 2005. Find an event near you!

birdday.org
Backyard Wildlife Fair
Puget Sound Bird Festival
Woodland Park Zoo…

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Grays Harbor Shorebird Festival

2005-05-04
Length: 5s

The 10th Annual Grays Harbor Shorebird Festival will be held at the Grays Harbor National Wildlife Refuge at Hoquiam Washington May 6-8

Grays Harbor Shorebird Festival…

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April 2005 - Mystery Birds and Index

2005-04-07
Length: 1s

Welcome to the first full program of On The Wing, the audio magazine of birds and birding!…

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April 2005 - Samish Flats Hawk Identification

2005-04-07
Length: 9s

(Photo by Sue Palmer)
On The Wing goes on a hawk-identification field trip with Bud Anderson of the Falcon Research Group.

Falcon Research Group…

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April 2005 - Seattle Bird Report

2005-04-07
Length: 1s

with Mike Donahue…

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April 2005 - Green Lake with Martin Muller

2005-04-07
Length: 9s

(Photo by Gayle Hunt)
Field trip with Master Birder Martin Muller…

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April 2005 - The Accidental Birder

2005-04-07
Length: 2s

(Photo by Linda Davey)
Linda Davey is the Accidental Birder. How to become a birder, even if you didn't mean to...…

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April 2005 - Black River Riparian Forest Heronry

2005-04-07
Length: 4s

On The Wing visits the Black River Riparian Forest in Renton, Washington. We learn about the heronry with Mark Johnston and Suzanne Krom.

Herons Forever
Seattle Audubon…

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April 2005 - Events Calendar

2005-04-07
Length: 2s

Our calendar of upcoming bird-related events.

Leavenworth Spring Bird Fest May 6-8
Grays Harbor Shorebird Festival May 6-8
Puget Sound Bird Festival May 14…

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April 2005 - Editorial

2005-04-07
Length: 3s

A drought emergency has been declared for Washington - so what about the birds?…

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Tukwila Pond Park soundseeing tour

2005-02-26
Length: 12s

Our trip to Tukwila Pond Park, near the Southcenter Mall.…

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Kent Ponds (Green River Natural Resources Area) soundseeing tour

2005-02-26
Length: 6s

We visited the Green River Natural Resources Area, better known as the Kent Ponds.…

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