Don Torino’s Latest: Avian Housing Shortage

Don Torino, who leads many of our nature walks, also writes a weekly column for

His latest is on the current housing crisis in New Jersey. Here’s a  sample:

New couples are finding it very hard to find suitable housing in the garden state this year. Commercialization and urban sprawl are making life tough for these families to locate places where they can settle down and raise their young.

There is stiff competition for housing that already exists, and unless they can find help these families may have to seriously think twice about raising a family bringing forth their next generation here in New Jersey.

The housing shortage I speak of exists in all our own towns and cities, backyards and parks, and it is our birds that are in serious need of some housing.

The link is here.

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