In searching for news about the birding world, as I often do, I came across this article that gives some information about how the Jackson Convention and Visitors Bureau is successfully bringing birders and birdwatchers to Jackson County, Michigan, where they spend their hard-earned dollars while watching birds.  And it’s no wonder, with the nicely put together birdwatching portion of the Jackson County Visitor’s Bureau website.

It is always great to see an understanding of and appreciation for the economic impact we birders can have on an area.  Go (to) Jackson County!

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Written by Corey
Corey is a New Yorker who lived most of his life in upstate New York but has lived in Queens since 2008. He's only been birding since 2005 but has garnered a respectable life list by birding whenever he wasn't working as a union representative or spending time with his family. He lives in Forest Hills with Daisy and Desmond Shearwater. His bird photographs have appeared on the Today Show, in Birding, Living Bird Magazine, Bird Watcher's Digest, and many other fine publications. He is also the author of the American Birding Association Field Guide to the Birds of New York.