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Mackinaw Raptor Fest Highlights

Nine of our AuSable Valley Audubon members attended the Mackinaw Raptor Fest in Mackinaw City on April 8.  The programs were varied and interesting, the dinner excellent. Even though the airline had cancelled the flight of the keynote speaker, he … Continue reading

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Don’t Forget – Tawas Point Birding Festival Is Coming Up In May!

The Tawas Point Birding Festival is coming soon, May 18 – May 20. Join Michigan Audubon and AuSable Valley Audubon at Tawas Point for some of the best birding in Michigan. Loads of migrating birds, especially, but not only many … Continue reading

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Come and Join Us At Our April Meeting

The meeting will be at 7:00 p.m., April 11th at the Camp Inn Lodge, 3111 US-23, about two miles south of Oscoda. Guests are welcome!  High School biology teacher Matt McDougall, in partnership with the Lake Huron Sports Fishing group, and sponsored … Continue reading

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Next AVA Meeting is April 11 at 7 P.M.

Schools were closed, snow plows were delayed in getting to side roads and  the wind was blowing, so we regretfully cancelled our Audubon meeting for Tuesday, March 14. Our next meeting will be as scheduled, April 11 at 7:00 p.m. at … Continue reading

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Iosco County In Top Ten: Great Backyard Bird Count!

(The article was posted in the local Iosco County News-Herald and is presented here by permission of Peggy Ridgway) Bird counters in Iosco County chalked up an impressive number of species during the 20th annual Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC) … Continue reading

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Rescheduled AVA Meeting

Our featured speaker was James Renn, an archeologist with the U. S. Forest Service.  Mr. Renn has extensive experience in excavating local artifacts, including those from snorkeling adventures in the AuSable River. He has conducted workshops as part of the … Continue reading

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New Date for January AVA Meeting and Speaker Jan. 24

AuSable Valley Audubon Archeologist Talk Rescheduled to January 24 The AuSable Valley Audubon January meeting has been rescheduled for Tuesday, January 24 at 1:00 p.m. at the East Tawas Community Center,  located at at 760 Newman Street. Featured speaker is … Continue reading

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AVA Meeting Tuesday Jan. 10 cancelled due to weather

The meeting and lunch scheduled for Tuesday, January 10th has been cancelled due to the snowy weather. Further information available via the AVA mail list.

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Christmas Bird Count Preview

Both views of the table at H’sings Chinese Garden on December 17, 2017, when hungry birders gathered to discuss their morning successes. The Tawas Circle had 55 species compared to Oscoda which had 32 species. Many factors affect these numbers. … Continue reading

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January 10th Meeting of the AuSable Valley Audubon

Join us January 10th at 1 PM at the East Tawas Community Center. Our guest speaker will be James Renn, an archeologist with the USFS. Do you like to dig in the dirt? Do you consider other people’s trash a … Continue reading

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