Oct 30, 2021
A mysterious illness killing songbirds swooped in over the summer and became front-page news across Indiana. Concurrently, the Covid-19 pandemic that's been so devastating for people apparently has had a positive impact on the hobby of birding. Hoosier History Live will do a deep dive into those and other issues related to our feathered friends. In September, the Indiana Department of Natural Resources lifted its moratorium on feeding birds in about a dozen counties after several months during which Hoosiers took down their bird feeders and bird baths in efforts to stop the spread of the mysterious illness.