Wednesday, September 18, 2019

September meeting: Earth exploration with Edge

7:00 p.m.

For the September program, Columbia Audubon Society member Edge Wade will present photos she’s bummed from others to illustrate the variety of birds and other critters seen in travels over the past year. We’ll warm up with a visit to the Brazilian state of Mato Grosso, including dry areas of the Brazilian Plateau and riparian

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October 16, 2019

October meeting: Mike Szydlowski, Science Coordinator for Columbia Public Schools

7:00 p.m.

Mike Szydlowski, K-12 Science Coordinator for the Columbia Public School District, will speak on the new place-based nature curriculum at Fairview Elementary School and the “Nature School” on the Waters family property. The meeting begins at 7:00 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Church, 2615 Shepard Blvd., with social time following.

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November 20, 2019

November meeting: Margy Terpstra, Shady Oaks yard

7:00 p.m.

Margy Terpstra of Kirkwood, Missouri will give a talk on why our yards are so important to the full life-cycle conservation of our native birds. More details to come; in the meantime, check out the beautiful photography by Margy and her husband Dan on their website. The meeting begins at 7:00 p.m. at the Unitarian

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January 15, 2020

January meeting: Sarah Kendrick, State Ornithologist

7:00 p.m.

The program for the January meeting will be a presentation by Sarah Kendrick, State Ornithologist for MDC. More details to follow. The meeting begins at 7:00 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Church, 2615 Shepard Blvd., with social time following.

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February 19, 2020

February meeting: Visiting Magee Marsh, a presentation by Bill Palmer

7:00 p.m.

Magee Marsh in northwest Ohio is a natural trap for migrating spring birds. The many scrub bushes and low trees provide ideal habitat and food until conditions are right for migrants to cross Lake Erie. It has been billed as the “Warbler Capital of North America.” Bill Palmer will share his photos of Magee Marsh

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March 18, 2020

March meeting: Robin Hirsch-Jacobson

7:00 p.m.

The March meeting will feature a presentation by Robin Hirsch-Jacobson, Associate Professor of Biology at William Woods University. More details to follow. The meeting begins at 7:00 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Church, 2615 Shepard Blvd., with social time following.

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April 15, 2020

April meeting: Greenbelt Land Trust of Mid-Missouri

7:00 p.m.

Mike Powell, Executive Director of the Greenbelt Land Trust of Mid-Missouri, will speak about his organization and  present data from the Cornell Lab of Ornithology regarding land trusts and bird conservation. More details to follow. The meeting begins at 7:00 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Church, 2615 Shepard Blvd., with social time following.

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mid-May, exact date to be determined

May meeting: Picnic

The May meeting will be a pot-luck picnic. Date, time, and location to be determined.

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