What is so interesting about birds? With Steve Knox and Robert Templeton

Taos Land Trust’s Jim O’Donnell talks with ornithologists Steve Knox and Robert Tempelton about the health of birds and bird populations in northern New Mexico. They discuss the impact of climate change and habitat destruction on bird health and migration. Most importantly, they get philosophical as to why birds are so interesting and important! Recorded August 23, 2018 at the KNCE studios in Taos, New Mexico.

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Jim O'Donnell

Jim was born and raised in southern Colorado. He obtained both a BA in Anthropology and a Masters in Community and Regional Planning from the University of New Mexico. After ten years as an archaeologist and Jim served as the lead organizer for the Coalition for the Valle Vidal and after as the Northern Director for the New Mexico Wilderness Alliance. Today Jim works part time as a freelance journalist, conservation photographer and our communications lead. He is the author of “Notes for the Aurora Society” and leads yearly photography workshops to Havana, Cuba.