Western Tanager, Vol. 83 No. 1, September-October 2016

Inside this issue

•Tales of a Budding Naturalist—A Photo Essay: It All Started with the "Pinkies", By Jamie Lowry

•CONSERVATION CONVERSATION: Caring For Nature in An Age of Utility, By Travis Longcore

•Summer Camp 2016 at Kenneth Hahn Recreation Area, Cindy Hardin, Director of Outdoor Education, Photos by Stacey Vigallon, Director of Environmental Education

•Birds of the Season–August 2016, By Jon Fisher

•Breeding Bird Atlas Goes to Print, by Larry Allen

•INTERPRETING NATURE: Sun Prints, Smart Phones and Technologies New and Old: Alternative Avenues to Appreciating Nature Now, By Robert Jeffers, LAUSD Educator and Los Angeles Audubon Board Member, and Stacey Vigallon, Director of Environmental Education

•YOUNG BIRDERS: The Tricolored Blackbird (Agelaius tricolor), By Dessi Sieburth