It's a permit we were anticipating for a while. We knew they would eventually expand the library, and they're not impacting any of the preserve being managed for scrub jays.
The shared experiences between parent and child are shifting. Instead of fathers teaching their sons how to play sports or use tools, now they've got video games.
Because of the storms we've had the last couple of years, there are many properties where we're finding the start of a new nest, or seeing an old nest revived.