Learn about birds and help scientists, too

The Cornell Lab of Ornithology has posted live cameras at active bird’s nests throughout the country since 1999, and they want to share the 8 million images they have collected with the public. In addition, those who create an online account and sort and tag images can earn points for prizes, and help scientists learn … Read more

DAWN ad song strikes a chord: Purdy’s “Wash Away”

We’ve had a lot of questions about the beautiful song that accompanies the recent DAWN commercial that kicked off the “Dawn Wildlife Champions” program this summer. The song is by singer/songwriter Joe Purdy and it was on his “Julie Blue” album that was released in 2004. The song is “Wash Away (Reprise) and you can … Read more

Outpouring of help for Dawn Wildlife Champions

Thanks to all the folks for signing up their purchased bottles of DAWN this month. As of today, nearly 10,000 people have registered online to help become a Dawn Wildlife Champions. Each bottle of Dawn you purchase can contribute one dollar* to the important wildlife conservation efforts of the Marine Mammal Center and the International … Read more

Photo of the Week: Green Heron

Still plenty of baby and juvenile birds coming into IBRRC’s San Pedro bird Center – this Green Heron is currently being fostered in an outdoor habitat, complete with several branches to climb and perch on, to promote correct foot development. According to Cornell Lab’s All About Birds: The Green Heron is small, stocky wading bird, … Read more

IBRRC, DAWN to make splash on TODAY show

The DAWN Everyday Wildlife Champions gets its big launch this week in New York. On Wednesday, July 8th IBRRC’s very own Jay Holcomb will be appearing on the NBC Today television show along with Dawn celebrity spokesperson, Minnie Driver. The pair are scheduled to appear in the fourth hour (10-11AM) with Kathie Lee and Hoda … Read more