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Announcements

Oakshire Brewery Hosts LCAS Fundraiser February 6Lane County Audubon Society is delighted to announce it will be part of Oakshire Brewery’s Inspires community fundraising program on Wednesday, February 6. The brewery will donate $1 to LCAS for each pint of…

From Our President: Humans and Nature Are Interdependent

Regardless of the 2018 election results (I am writing this on November 5!), I realize my message will be the same…As Audubon members who value nature and wildlife, we need to increase our efforts to connect, inform and educate our…

Children’s Book Recommendation

by Maeve SowlesIf you are looking for a children’s book to help engage youth in nature, check out Robert Bateman: The Boy Who Painted Nature, by Margriet Ruurs, with art by Robert Bateman.Celebrated artist Robert Bateman is renowned internationally for…

Announcements, Happenings, Thankyous

Thanks to Matt Parker for Website Help--Audubon in the Schools Update--Mt. Pisgah Mushroom Festival Brings Out the Shroomers--and More...On Sunday, October 28, thousands of attendees came to see the incredible mushroom display at the Mushroom Festival at Mt. Pisgah. Hundreds…

From Our Treasurer: Supporting LCAS—Reasons to Give

My travels this summer took me to the Cornell Lab of Ornithology near Ithaca, New York, where I was able to bird in renowned Sapsucker Woods near the lab. I also took a behind-the-scenes tour of the research facility itself,…

Bird Bits

Compiled by Debbie SchlenoffTeamworkBird couples may work together to decrease predation at their nest. In a behavior called “coordinated misdirection,” both adults will initially fly toward their nest but one will veer off while the other goes directly to the…

Special Volunteer Opportunity: Audubon in the Schools!

We are very excited to have a newly expanded team working on the Audubon in the Schools program now! Kathy Wilson, Barb Pope, Rose Britton, Marty Merrill, Janet Barnes, and Sue Markley have been organizing the lesson plans, specimens, and…

From Our President: Volunteers Are the Life Blood of LCAS

Volunteers are the “green energy” that drives the activities of the Lane Audubon chapter. The only way we keep our projects running is with folks who have some time, talent, and initiative to help. The work done by Lane Audubon…

Announcements

 Save the Date: December 30, 2018 Eugene Christmas Bird CountThe date for the 2018 Eugene Christmas Bird Count has been set for Sunday, December 30.  It will be our 77th Christmas Bird Count. More information will be in the November Quail. But…