AuSable Valley Audubon updated their cover photo.
3 days ago
Saturday’s “SeptemberFest” at Wiltse’S Brew Pub & Restaurant was a great success and fundraiser for our AuSable Valley Audubon local birding events and upcoming school youth programs.
Thank you Wiltse’S for the always super venue, attracting a great crowd over 200, fantastic event managers Shaynee, Aubriana and of course the Wiltse’S wait staff dressed up in their Octoberfest dresses.
A special thanks goes out to our special friends in the www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1718537501703187&ref=br_rs Huron Shores Ranger station in Oscoda, MI, and Smokey the Bear on his 75th birthday with his sidekick handler, Bray. They brought us lots of their forest and wildlife habitat project flier, brochures and Smokey’s gifts to our kids.
And a very special thanks goes to Brenda Hull, owner/operator of Caesar’s Palace Grooming for donation of the two Chris Wozniak duck prints which we auctioned. Caesar’s Palace Grooming is located inside Holistic Pampered Pets at 211 Newman St, East tawas, Mi (989) 254-5783, (Tues. - Sat.) ...
5 days ago
Saturday’s “SeptemberFest” at Wiltse's Brew Pub & Family Restaurant was a great success and fundraiser for our local birding events and upcoming school youth programs.
Thank you Wiltse's for the super venue, attracting a great crowd over 200, fantastic event managers Shaynee, Aubriana and of course the Wiltse’s wait staff dressed up in their Octoberfest dresses.
A special thanks goes out to our special friends from the U.S. Forest Service Huron-Manistee NFs Huron Shores Ranger Station in Oscoda, MI. #Smokey the Bear showed up on his 75th birthday year and his sidekick handler, Bray, helped great our guests. They brought us lots of their forest and wildlife habitat project fliers, brochures and Smokey’s gifts for our kids.
AVA provided door prizes were donated by: AVA member/tour guide/musician Sam Burckhardt at m.facebook.com/AirwayRecords/ for Jazz music CD’s and William Rapai, author of Kirtland’s Warbler, A Story. Thank You.
And a very special thanks goes to Brenda Hull, owner/operator of Caesar’s Palace Grooming for donation of the two Chris Wozniak duck prints which we auctioned. Caesar’s Palace Grooming is located inside Holistic Pamper Pets in East Tawas, MI (989) 254-5783, (Tues. - Sat.) ...
AuSable Valley Audubon updated their cover photo.
6 days ago
AuSable Valley Audubon (AVA) is hosting charity fundraiser tonight (9/14/19, 4-10p).
- event proceeds shared with AVA;
- AVA auction 2 Chris Wozniack Ducks Unlimited prints; - Door prizes highlight AVA: bluebird nesting boxes, "Kirtland's Warbler Story" by author William Rapai; - Jazz music CDs donated by member Sam Burchardt at @AirwaysRecords; - our AVA members talking with public - Much more
Funds go towards AVA 2020 youth, school KW tours/field trips and in-class instruction, support USFS' KW artwork & calendar event in March. ...
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Thank you to everyone who participated or attended the Tawas Point Migration event! Here is the link to the synopsis story (front page!) published by the Iosco News Herald. Update!: here are links to the pages of the article in PDF format … Continue reading
AVA member Bill Roth forwarded this photo taken after the May 8th AVA meeting along with the accompanying description. After leaving the meeting last evening, I noticed a Baldie feasting on a fresh road kill. I stopped and it flew … Continue reading
Submitted by the Bakers from their backyard in Tawas Township on April 23rd: “This Barred Owl was perched in our Aspen tree. It was hunting for squirrels or rabbits that would come to eat the bird seed scattered on the … Continue reading
One of the AVA’s busy volunteers is also one of Oscoda’s busiest. Arnie LaRiche was a winner at the Oscoda Volunteer Appreciation basket raffle on Friday, April 20. How perfect as he is nearly a 24/7 Volunteer!
Its now in the books. For those of you who were there, you saw some great programs, although it was cold outside. Mackinaw Straits Raptor Watch put on a great event. If you weren’t there, put this event on your … Continue reading
Recognizing Ed Cole for his Contributions to AuSable Valley Audubon as part of the 45th Anniversary Celebration Ed joined the AuSable Valley Audubon about 12 years ago –when he was in his mid-80’s! Since then he has been an active … Continue reading
The Great Backyard Bird Count is our next birding adventure (February 16th to the 19th)! Come to the February 13th meeting at the Robert J Parks Library, 6010 N. Skeel Ave., Oscoda, to learn how easy and fun it is … Continue reading
(Update added 1/28: …“A day or two can make a big difference when birding. Approximately 148 Trumpeter Swans were seen on the river Saturday 1/27/18 while on Sunday, just at Iargo, over 60! Keep looking everywhere!!” – Sue D.) … Continue reading
Have you ever been on a Snipe hunt? How about looking for Timberdoodles? Well….now it’s time to go on a swan search!😁 With warmer weather there have been some open places on the AuSable River where swans have recently been … Continue reading
On Tuesday, January 9th, the AuSable Valley Audubon chapter held its first meeting of the new year. It was a celebration of 45 years of birding in Iosco county and the sunrise side of Michigan. Here are the links to … Continue reading