A man removing a bird from a net used to catch birds for banding.

Avian researcher Luke DeGroote removes a bird from the mist nets at Powdermill Nature Reserve. At right, a band is placed on a bird’s foot.

Photo: Pam Curtin

In Service of Science

One donor fell so hard for Powdermill Nature Reserve that she’s spent decades helping to propel it forward.

By Julie Hannon

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