Meeting Schedule

DATE       TIME      EVENT/LOCATION

AuSable Valley Audubon
2018-2019 Program Schedule

A copy of the complete meeting schedule can be downloaded
here: AuSableValleyAudubon-2018-2019 Schedule and Brochure

Check website for any program changes:

ausablevalleyaudubon.org

Renew annual memberships 2018-2019

September 8, The Sanctuary field trip

Wilber Township

September 11, Tuesday, 5:00 pm

Tawas Point State Park Pavilion

“History of Tawas Pt St Pk & Lighthouse Tour”

JANE CHANDLER

September 11, Tues 7:00 pm Reg Mtg

  1. Tawas Community Center, Newman St

“Piping Plover Update”

PEGGY RIDGWAY

 

End of September M-55 Rd Cleanup

Meet at the corner M-55 and N.Sand Lk Rd

CAROL BOHMIER, Coordinator

October 9, Tues, 11:30 lunch,1:00 Mtg

Wiltse’s Restaurant, F-30, Oscoda

AVA hosts Thunder Bay Audubon

“Listening to Birds”

SAM BURCKHARDT

October,  Midland Canopy Walk  TBA

November 13, Tuesday,  1:00 pm

NOTE  change in time and location

AuSable Twp Hall, 4420 N US 23,

AuSable, MI  48750

“AuSable River Artifacts”

ED GRAVLIN &

Professor WILLIAM LOVIS

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Identifies AVA field events

NOTE: CANCELLATIONS due to bad weather are announced on WKJC FM (104.7) the morning of the event or by email to members

Week Nov 5, TBA SACR Migration

Evening, Prescott Staging Area, Carpool

December 11, Tuesday,  1:00 pm

Eagle Pointe Plaza, 415 E Main St, Hale, MI

“Bald Eagles”

ALAN BERNARD

CHRISTMAS BIRD COUNTS

(You may bird all or part of a day)

DAWN HOOPER

CAROL BOHMIER

  1. December 15, Tawas Circle

Meet at Big Boy Restaurant at 7:00 am for

breakfast, maps, and meeting group members.

Meet at Hsing’s Garden Chinese Restaurant at noon for lunch.

  1. December 19, Oscoda Circle

Meet at  Mama’s Kountry Kitchen at 7:00 am

for breakfast, maps and meeting group members.

Meet at G’s Pizzeria & Deli at noon for lunch.

Register for MAS UP MI birding tour  & Mackinaw Raptor Fest

Info at: mackinawraptorfest.org

January Meeting
January 8, 2019   Tuesday,  1:00pm

AuSable Twp Hall, 4420 N US 23

AuSable, MI 48750

“Big Cats”

TONY MARTOGLIO, FWS

February Meeting

February 12,   Tuesday,  1:00 pm

  1. Tawas Community Center, Newman St

“Oak Tree Wilt Disease”

ERIC BRANDON

MSU Extension

Great Backyard Bird Count

PEGGY RIDGWAY

February Meeting
Feb 15-17,  Great Back Yd Bird Count

Citizen Scientists count at home and

       elsewhere.  Info at: gbbc.birdcount.org

 

March 12,  Tuesday,  1:00 pm

  1. Tawas Community Center, Newman St

Butterflies”

EMILY KEMNITZ

April Meeting
April 9,  Tuesday,  7:00 pm

NOTE: Return to evening program time

Tawas Area High School Media Room

M-55, Tawas City

“Kirtland’s Warbler Now & Future”

KW CONSERVATION TEAM, USFS

April  5-7,  Mackinaw City, MI

Mackinac Straits Raptor Watch

& Mackinaw Raptor Fest

Info at: mackinawraptorfest.org

End of April    M-55 Rd Cleanup

Meet at M-55 and N.Sand Lake Rd

SUE DUNCAN, Coordinator

May 7,  Tuesday,  5:00 pm

NOTE  change in time and location

Trinity Lutheran Church, US 23, Oscoda

5:00 pm social & 5:30 potluck dinner

Election of Officers & Birding Festival

May 11,  Cornell Lab Global Big          Day

Volunteers Needed

May 16-18,   Tawas Point Birding Festival

Info at: tawasbirdfest.com

SUMMER FIELD TRIPS  TBA

May   Loon Lake Birding walk, Hale

June  Free Kirtland’s Warbler Tours

(Open to the public on Saturdays in June)

Reservations made at Camp Inn Lodge

989-739-2021

August   Chimney Swifts Night Out

August   Picnic Potluck at Rifle River State  Park

TBA Activities involving birds and flowers do not always follow a predetermined schedule. To provide optimum viewing, the exact day and time will be announced to members via email or by phone when email is not available.

Become a Member of

AuSable Valley Audubon

Dues payable by September 30.

AVA is a 501(c)(3) organization

Pay at meetings or by mail. Mail check payable to  AuSable Valley Audubon to:

Patsy Mortimer,   AVA Treasurer

7530 O’Connor Dr., Hale, MI 48739

Membership: $15 individual/$20 family  _____

Donation to AuSable Valley Audubon     _____

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The PDF of our complete schedule of events is available here: