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The Economic Impact of Birding on National Wildlife Refuges: Creating Local Jobs

2 years ago   |   By 10,000 Birds

Every few years, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service attempts to calculate the economic contribution of National Wildlife Refuge visitation to local communities. The most recent effort was released in June 2019 .
These reports are relevant to birders because they are among the few comprehensive analyses that relate to the economic impact of birders on national wildlife refuges, which are among the more popular birding locations. (FWS also estimates the overall number and impact of birders, though those numbers appear to be substantially inflated ).
Even in these reports, however, the impact...
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Birds of Malaysia - Covering Peninsular Malaysia, Malaysian Borneo and Singapore

Birds of Malaysia - Covering Peninsular Malaysia, Malaysian Borneo and Singapore

When you think of the best birding in the south of Asia, it is Malaysia that comes to mind, although you are likely not to even think of the country as such: you are dreaming... Read more ...