"Early in the 1900s, people were hunting birds and killing them to put them on top of women's hats," says Emily Hertz, of the Audubon Society of Greater Denver. While birds were hunted year 'round, it all culminated at Christmastime with a holiday bird hunt. To put an end to this bloody tradition and participate in something more humane and scientific, the Audubon Society championed an alternative: the holiday bird count. The local chapter will celebrate this long-honored tradition of counting, not killing, our flying... More >>>