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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August 27th, 2019
Our trip to Tawas Point was on a cold, intermittent rainy day, May 13. However, many birds were seen and enjoyed and good learning was going on because of our wonderful guide, Sam Burckhardt. Sam is a professional guide, who … Continue reading
A small but efficient and hardworking team of 9 met for the spring clean up on M-55 west of Tawas on Saturday, May 4, 2019. Their task was to address two miles of highway which had missed a fall 2018 … Continue reading
For you early birders: Big Boy in Tawas will open early just for you. At 6:00AM so that you won’t be hungry on your tour. It will also not chase the birds away with your growling stomach.
May 16-18, 2019 Registration is now open! To Register click Here
A Walk In the Woods with Friends… A number of lucky AVA folks walked in a beautiful forest, marveled at an ingenious dam structure and generally loved every minute of being outdoors on a cool, blue sky, early fall morning … Continue reading
Our first unofficial activity of the new birding year took place on Friday, August 24 at Pine River Campground. It was a gorgeous mild evening, with very few bugs, and 20 AVA members. 😁 A veritable feast was enjoyed; complete with hotdogs, … Continue reading
2018 Piping Plover Season- Oscoda/AuSable By Peggy Ridgway This season proved to be interesting, challenging and rewarding. Interesting because this was the only known nest site on the Lake Huron side of the U.S. It was located on … Continue reading
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