Meeting Schedule

 DATE       TIME      EVENT/LOCATION

The PDF of our complete schedule of events is available here: 2017-18 AVA Program

Sep. 12, 2017   7:00 pm          East Tawas Community Center, 760 Newman Street
Topic: “AVA Bat Survey Member Experiences” Augusta Grumdahl, AmeriCorps – USFS, Dawn Vezina, Org. for Bat Conservation

Oct. 10, 2017  7:00 pm Tawas Area High School, Media Room, M-55, Tawas City
Topic: “Great Lakes Restoration Initiative” Caleb Putnam, Audubon

Nov. 7, 2017 6:30 pm (note time change)       Annual joint meeting with Thunder Bay Audubon George N. Fletcher Public Library, 211 N. 1st Street, Alpena
Topic: “50 Hikes in MI Upper Peninsula” Tome Funke, Nature Writer

Dec. 12, 2017 1:00 pm      Robert J Parks Library, 6010 N. Skeel Ave., Oscoda
Topic: “eBird: How and Why” speakers: Phil Odum, Photographer and Nature Enthusiast

Jan. 9, 2018  1:00pm            East Tawas Community Center, 760 Newman Street
Topic: “45 Years in Review”

Feb. 13, 2018  1:00 pm        Robert J Parks Library, 6010 N. Skeel Ave., Oscoda
Topics “Official Dark Sky Parks” Eric Ostrander, Harrisville St. Park Supervisor;
“Great Backyard Bird Cound” Peggy Ridgeway, Birding Expert

Mar. 13, 2018  1:00 pm      East Tawas Community Center, 760 Newman Street
topic: “Native Plants in the Home Landscape” Gloria Kershaw, Sunrise Side Master Gardener

Apr. 10, 2018   7:00 pm       (Return to evening schedule) Camp Inn Lodge, 3111 US 23, Oscoda
Topic: “Duck Identification”, speaker: Sue Malski, Photographer and Nature Enthusiast

May 8, 2018    5:00 pm           Meeting and potluck at Trinity Lutheran Church, US 23, Oscoda
– 5:00 pm: social
– 5:30 pm Potluck Dinner
Final Plans for 2018 Tawas Migration
Election of officers & Summer Events