The latest column by Don Torino of the Bergen County Audubon Society is about the growing connection between photography and conservation.
Here’s a sample:
As some endangered species learn to adapt to the Garden State and others try to hang on and survive, making sure their presence is well documented can play an important part in our struggle to protect them.
Thanks to some dedicated photographer/conservationists, photography has become a new tool in the battle to protect threatened and endangered species of wildlife.
Photos of everything from Bald Eagles to Box Turtles and Plovers to Peregrines have helped wildlife agencies work to preserve these important species.
The link is here.