Wednesday, Apr 17, 2013
Bill Rowe, Missouri Bird Records Committee
The Missouri Bird Records Committee is responsible for maintaining a state checklist of birds and reviewing reports of rare and unusual bird sightings. Bill Rowe, current secretery of the MRBC, will discuss how records committees fit into the history of birding, the MBRC's history and the issues it faces.
Wednesday, Mar 20, 2013
Dr. Patricia Hagen on Missouri River restoration
Audubon Missouri is working with the Corps of Engineers to advance Missouri River restoration and to help save this great river, and its birds and other wildlife. Dr. Hagen is Executive Director of Audubon Center at Riverlands, where their exciting work includes a citizen science landbird monitoring program and several educational and community outreach programs.
Wednesday, Feb 20, 2013
"Nature Interpretation and Education"
John Cunning, Director of Resource Management and Interpretation Program for Department of Natural Resources, will talk about the values of interpretation and nature education through various media.
Wednesday, Jan 16, 2013
"Missouri River Bird Observatory"
Dana Ripper and Ethan Duke, director and assistant director of Missouri River Bird Observatory will discuss their research and monitoring projects and education and outreach efforts.
Wednesday, Nov 14, 2012
"Hog Island Audubon Camp"
Join local educators Lottie Bushmann, Becky Elder and Lisa Schenker as they recount their experiences at Hog Island Audubon Camp in Maine. Come hear what they "lived and learned" about nature and the outdoors and how they integrate nature in their curriculum to encourage a lifelong awareness and love of nature to their students.
Wednesday, Oct 17, 2012
Noppadol Paothong, Nature Photographer
Award-winning nature photographer Noppadol Paothong will present his work on the making of the important new book, "Save the Last Dance: A Story of North American Grassland Grouse".
Wednesday, Sep 19, 2012
Mike Szydlowski, "Next Generation Science in Columbia Public Schools"
Mike Szydlowski is K-12 Science Coordinator for Columbia Public Schools; a a discussion of joint CAS/CPS projects will follow.
Wednesday, Jun 20, 2012
Special Board Meeting
Wednesday, May 16, 2012
C.A.S. Annual Picnic
This year, the CAS spring picnic will return to its traditional home, the picnic shelter at Wild Haven. As always, this will be a pot-luck dinner, with CAS providing soft drinks and place settings (or you can to bring your own.) Dinner will start at 6 PM.
Wednesday, Apr 18, 2012
Edge Wade, "Conservation, Bird Observations, and Fun With CACHE/SPARKS"
Many CAS members contribute to the CACHE/SPARKS program of the Audubon Society of Missouri by visiting conservation areas and state parks and entering their finds into the database. Edge Wade will explain how our participation helps fund conservation projects in Missouri, expands our knowledge of Missouri birds for good management decisions, and provides great opportunities and purpose for what we enjoy -- birding.
Wednesday, Apr 4, 2012
Special Board Meeting
Wednesday, Mar 21, 2012
Mike Leahy, "Discovering Missouri's Natural Areas"
Join Mike Leahy for a virtual tour across the state to learn about Missouri's Natural Areas and their associated bird life. Mike will also provide information on Missouri Natural Areas found in mid-Missouri that are good places to learn about Missouri's natural heritage.
Wednesday, Feb 15, 2012
Brad Jacobs "International Bird Conservation"
Brad Jacobs, Missouri Department of Conservation Ornithologist, and author. Please join us for a program on Brad's fascinating bird conservation work in Mexico and Central America. Brad's interest lies in developing linkages between people and organizations in Central America and Mexico with people and organizations in the USA.
Wednesday, Jan 18, 2012
"Biodiversity in Missouri"
Paul Nelson is the author of "Terrestrial Natural Communities of Missouri", served as the Natural History Department Chief for Missouri Department of Natural Resources, State Park Division, for thirty years and is now the forest ecologist for the Mark Twain National Forest. Paul will share important information about the threats to biodiversity in Missouri.
Saturday, Dec 17, 2011
Christmas Bird Count and Chili Supper
The annual Christmas Bird Count (CBC) takes the place of a regular December meeting. All chapter members are strongly encouraged to participate in CBC on Saturday, December 17, 2011. And remember that after the count is the Chili Supper. Potluck dinner begins at 6:00 p.m. immediately followed by a compilation of the day's sightings.
Wednesday, Nov 16, 2011
Mel Toellner "Backyard Conservation"
Please join us for a special program on "backyard conservation" that will be presented by Mel Toellner, owner of Songbird Station in Columbia.
Wednesday, Oct 19, 2011
"The Science of Bird Conservation"
Dr. Dylan Kesler, MU professor and researcher; MU Avian Lab. In this presentation he will discuss his work with critically endangered kingfishers from Guam, Pohnpei, and Niau. His research extends from basic natural history investigations to endangered species recovery programs that incorporate among-island translations and the use of assisted colonization to prevent extinction.
Wednesday, Sep 21, 2011
"The Natural History of the Columbia Audubon Nature Sanctuary"
Allison Vaughn, natural community ecologist, presented The Natural History of the Columbia Audubon Nature Sanctuary.
Download the PowerPoint presentation (32MB)
Wednesday, Aug 24, 2011
Special Board Meeting