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The Birds at My Table: Why We Feed Wild Birds and Why It Matters

Darryl Jones

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501710780
eISBN:
9781501710797
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501710780.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

Feeding wild birds in gardens and backyards is one of the most popular forms of interaction between humans and wild animals. Yet despite the enormous scale of this activity and the millions of people ... More


The Feeder Effect: What All That Food Can Do

Darryl Jones

in The Birds at My Table: Why We Feed Wild Birds and Why It Matters

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501710780
eISBN:
9781501710797
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501710780.003.0004
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

The popularity of wild bird feeding has introduced enormous amounts of additional food into the ecosystem, especially in urban areas. Significantly, all of this food is supplementary to the natural ... More


Cultivating the Wild on Chicago’s South Side: Stories of People and Nature at Eden Place Nature Center

Michael Bryson and Michael Howard

in Wildness: Relations of People and Place

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226444666
eISBN:
9780226444970
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226444970.003.0018
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

This chapter tells the story of Eden Place Nature Center, a 3.4-acre oasis of restored land located in an African American community on Chicago’s South Side, that was reclaimed over the course of ... More


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