2021-22 Season

Sept. Monitoring Overwinter Survival Program: Steven Albert and Lauren Helton, of the Institute for Bird Populations, will tell us about the institute’s Monitoring Overwinter Survival (MoSI) program, an international network that helps scientists better understand the factors that affect avian population declines. Oct. Treasuries & discoveries: Chapter members shared images and stories of their 2021 birding joysContinue reading “2021-22 Season”

Christmas Bird Count

December 19  Our local Christmas Bird Count was held on December 19.  Check this site in the coming weeks for results.  In the meantime, check out the numbers from our December 2020 count, when European Starlings topped our lists, at 2,171 individual birds! The National Audubon Society conducted the first Christmas Bird Count in 1900, makingContinue reading “Christmas Bird Count”

Growing Home with Red-Tail

February 9 | 7 p.m. | location TBD Growing Home, one of Red-tail Land Conservancy’s newest initiatives, is a certification program for healthy habitats that support wildlife. Whether you have a small backyard garden or a multi-acre property, you can transform it into wildlife-friendly habitat. Kelley Phillips (Red-tail’s Communications & Outreach Manager) and John HuberContinue reading “Growing Home with Red-Tail”

2020-21 Season

Oct. Stockbridge Audubon Society: Terri Gorney shared her research about the Stockbridge Audubon Society, the first Audubon chapter in Indiana and one of the oldest in the country. The chapter’s namesake, Charles Stockbridge, was a taxidermist whose collection of 200+ birds now resides at Earlham College. Nov. Voices & Vision for RCAS: In a veryContinue reading “2020-21 Season”