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Licensed master bander Gordon Howard of the Crown Point Bird Banding Association holds a Lincoln Sparrow that he had just banded. Howard's home is in South Carolina where he is a professor in the department of parks, recreation and tourism management at Clemson University. He has a canp in Keeseville. Photos: Mark Kurtz
Licensed master bander Gordon Howard of the Crown Point Bird Banding Association holds a Lincoln Sparrow that he had just banded. Howard's home is in South Carolina where he is a professor in the department of parks, recreation and tourism management at Clemson University. He has a canp in Keeseville. Photos: Mark Kurtz

The 8 O'Clock Hour 5/29/13

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