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First Saturday Bird Outing August 3

Our First Saturday Bird Outings, created as part of our commitment to the Lane Audubon Inclusivity and Diversity Statement, are meant to hold intentional space for women, BIPOC, and LGBTQIA+ birders. Birders of all levels and backgrounds are welcome to…

birders with scope

Third Saturday Bird Outing July 20

The 3rd Saturday Bird Outing on July 20 will be at Clearwater Park in Springfield and led by Donna Albino. We will meet at 8:00am in the parking lot near the Clearwater Park Disc Golf Course. 2400 Clearwater Ln, Springfield,…

Habitat garden

Habitat Haven Update

Our Habitat Haven volunteers have begun site visits and been enthusiastically received. At the start of our program, we planned on 20 households as a pilot, but we have 35 folks signed up so far, in just our first month,…

Volunteer Evelyn Sherr

Volunteer Spotlight: Evelyn Sherr

Meet our new Habitat Haven volunteer. Evelyn Sherr has joined Lane Audubon’s Habitat Haven Backyard Certification team and is excited to be doing site visits for our new participants who want to have their yards certified. Welcome Ev!! When did…

goldfinch at feeder

The Evolution of Bird Feeders

I’ve always been interested in the evolution of birds from their ancestral line of feathered dinosaurs (Long live the dinosaurs!), but recently found myself captivated reading about the evolution of bird feeders. It illustrates the creativity and practical attention to…

Birders in spring rain

Golden Gardens Bird Trip in May

Fifteen Eugene and Springfield students and community members joined us on a rainy morning at Golden Gardens Park to witness the lively bird life and learn more about the importance of protecting this natural space. LCAS Board member Katie McInnis…

Great Blue Heron

June 15 Third Saturday Birding Report

Our group of 13 met on this cool, damp morning with Katie McInnis as our walk leader. Common Mergansers flew over the parking lot to trees across the road. Katie showed us a vacant Bushtit nest hanging in a large…

American Lady butterfly

LCAS Program 5/28/24 Winged Flowers — Butterflies

To view on YouTube click here. Sue Anderson has been educating people about butterflies for many years, giving talks about butterflies to a wide array of groups. This will be her first time presenting under the auspices of the Lane…

Volunteer Needed: Recording Secretary for Board

Volunteer Needed: Recording Secretary for Board

We need to replace our retiring Recording Secretary for LCAS monthly Board meetings. The meetings occur on the first Tuesday of the month in the early evening. This volunteer attends the board meeting, takes notes, then emails the minutes to Board members.…

Audubon in the Schools Is Back!

Audubon in the Schools Is Back!

The AITS (Audubon in the Schools) program sends volunteers into the classroom and out into the field with students to create future ornithologists and foster an appreciation of nature in the next generation. As of spring 2024, we have six…