March 20 | 5 p.m. | BSU’s AJ 175 Audubon members and friends are invited to a presentation by Kathryn Aalto—a New York Times best-selling nature writer, landscape historian, garden designer, and teacher—on March 20, 5 p.m., in room 175 of the Arts and Journalism building on the Ball State campus. Kathryn focuses on thoseContinue reading “Nature writer, landscape historian, garden designer”
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Miss an RCAS program?
Some of our monthly programs are now available for viewing on YouTube! Go to http://www.youtube.com/@robertcooperaudubonsociety7325, turn up your volume, and enjoy!
Christmas Bird Count
For local Christmas Bird Count participants, on December 17, the day was highlighted with observations of a Northern Shrike, White-winged Scoter, Black-capped Chickadee, and, of course, lots and lots of European Starlings: 1,766, to be exact. Altogether, our counters observed 48 species and 3,680 individual birds. In cars, on foot, and in view of theirContinue reading “Christmas Bird Count”
Audubon Great Lakes Advocacy Day
Jan. 30 | 11 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. | Indiana Statehouse State legislators make important decisions that impact the lives of millions of birds and people in Indiana. Your voice is more important than ever as we head into a new legislative cycle. You’re invited to Audubon Great Lakes Advocacy Day at the Indiana Statehouse (200Continue reading “Audubon Great Lakes Advocacy Day”
Forestry for the Birds
Last summer, a videographer for The Nature Conservancy spent some time with Dr. Kamal Islam and his students while they were in the field researching Cerulean Warblers in southern Indiana. The resulting 5-minute video, titled Forestry for the Birds, is available on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M8BcRQoLPr0. Kamal, who is Professor of Wildlife Biology at Ball State UniversityContinue reading “Forestry for the Birds”
Article on human-goose conflicts
Seth Slabaugh, a retired reporter for The Star Press, recently published an article on human-goose conflicts on his website, Greater Muncie. It follows up on a presentation given by David Shearer, a PhD student in environmental sciences at Ball State University, at our January chapter meeting. (Photo by David Shearer.)
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/app.