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Audubon in the Schools: Year-end Summary Numbers, Thank You Booth Volunteers, Swift Event Recap and ThanksAudubon in the Schools: Year-end Summary Numbers--From the 2018 fall term through the 2019 spring term, our AITS team gave 44 presentations in 19 schools…

From Our President: Miraculous Avian Migrators!

Bird migration is one of the true marvels of the natural world. Some 350 species of North American breeding birds make the arduous journey north to take advantage of burgeoning insect populations, budding plants, and an abundance of nesting locations.…

Announcements

Thanks to Rose BrittonNew Nature-Oriented Event Calendar for AdultsVolunteer Breeding Bird Surveyor NeededBooth Set-Up Volunteer NeededThanks to Rose Britton Many thanks to Rose Britton for presenting an “Introduction to Birdwatching” for kids at the Springfield Public Library. Rose was assisted by…

From Our President: All Animals Are Smart, But in Different Ways

A recent article published in The Atlantic prompted a good discussion among LCAS Board members. The article, “A Journey Into the Animal Mind,” can be seen at: tinyurl.com/y2mwpbdo It is only partially about crows, but includes many examples of animal consciousness…

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New Lane County-focused Birding List Available, A Reason to Celebrate, Thank YousBig Thank Yous to: Oakshire Brewery for hosting an LCAS Fundraiser February 6th. The brewery donated $1 for each pint of beer sold that day. LCAS volunteers who helped with the…

Experienced Birders Needed for Breeding Bird Surveys

If you can identify most of this region’s birds by sound, the Breeding Bird Survey (BBS) would be grateful for just a couple days of your time this year, between late May and early July. There are 2 routes within…

Audubon In the Schools Flourishing

The Audubon in the Schools program has blossomed over the last year. In 2018, the volunteer team visited 12 schools, and taught 722 students! So far in 2019 AITS has visited 7 other schools, with more requests for each month…

Good Earth Show Volunteers Deserve Thanks

Thanks to all the Lane County Audubon Society members who helped make the 14th annual Good Earth Home, Garden & Living Show, held January 18-20, such a success. This year’s show turned out to be one of our best shows…

From Our President: Where Have All My Birds Gone?

The Lane Audubon phone receives many calls from residents who ask that question. We also receive similar questions from our website contact page asking about usual backyard birds that are missing from their feeders.Possible reasons for the lack of birds…