Stephen Carr Hampton

Steve Hampton (Cherokee Nation) writes about birds and related conservation issues, as well as Native issues. He previously served as the Deputy Administrator of California's Office of Spill Prevention and Response. He currently lives in Port Townsend, where he serves at the Conservation Chair of Admiralty Audubon.

Avian Flu Almost Wipes Out Northwest Bird Colony

This summer’s outbreak at the tern colony was the first known incidence of HPAI in a wild bird breeding colony in Washington.