Other news at the RCAS

bird feederAttracting backyard birds

Want to know how to get attract colorful, native birds to your backyard? Read this article by Sarah McKillip, president of the RCAS, which appeared in the Muncie Journal. It'll give you great tips about food, water, and shelter! (Photo by Tom Harbron.)

Living Lightly 2016

Living Lightly logoThe 10th annual Living Lightly Fair, held on September 17, 2016, on the Minnetrista campus, was a great success, with 2,360 visitors!

To learn more about the day's events, visit www.livinglightlyfair.org

The Robert Cooper Audubon Society--which was the original sponsor of the fair in 2007--remains a proud supporter of the fair each year. Thanks to everyone who visited our booth!

NOTE: Rather than holding the regular fair in September 2017, Living Lightly is engaging in community outreach activities dedicated to sustainable, local food production. Details to come!

bird app
Audubon Bird Guide app

The National Audubon Society has released an updated version of its Audubon Bird Guide app and it’s  FREE to bird-lovers nationwide!

With 821 species profiles and 3200+ bird photos, Audubon’s award-winning app instantly turns any mobile device into the most trusted field guide in North America.

To download the Bird Guide, go to www.audubon.org/apps.

A new look!

We have a new logo, a new website, and a new newsletter name! For a dozen years our logo was a Carolina Wren drawing created by art professor Sally Myers, and our newsletter was named The Chat. Shelbie Freeman

But we've begun a new era with a Cooper's Hawk logo created by BSU student (now alumna) Shelbie Freeman, who interned for our chapter. She also created our new chapter website.

The new name of our newsletter is Cooper's Talk, coined by board member Sarah Fischer.

Thanks to both Shelbie and Sarah for their creative talents!

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