Wednesday, January 19, 2022

January Meeting and Program: Bird Nests, The Wonder of Avian Engineering

7 p.m.

The bare trees of winter make it easier to spot bird nests, so what better time to learn about the “whys” and “hows” of these remarkable structures. Join us—via Zoom—for Columbia Audubon’s January program and membership meeting at 7pm on January 19. Paige Witek, education coordinator for the Missouri River Bird Observatory, will talk about

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Friday, March 4, 2022

First Friday Bird Walk

8 a.m.

Meet at Songbird Station, 2010 Chapel Plaza Ct., Columbia, MO

First Friday Fun! Join the Columbia Audubon Society for a bird walk. This walk is open to anyone who enjoys birds, and beginners are encouraged to attend. We will walk at the 3M Wetland Trail, just off the MKT Trail near Forum Blvd. We’ll meet at the Songbird Station parking lot at 8 a.m. sharp

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Friday, Feb. 4, 2022

First Friday Bird Walk

8 a.m.

Meet at Songbird Station parking lot, 2010 Chapel Plaza Ct., Columbia, MO

First Friday Fun! Join the Columbia Audubon Society at 8am on February 4th for a bird walk. This walk is open to anyone who enjoys birds, and beginners are encouraged to attend. We will walk at the 3M Wetlands Trail, just off the MKT Trail near Forum Blvd. We’ll meet at the Songbird Station parking

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Friday, January 7, 2022

First Friday Bird Walk

8 a.m.

Meet at Songbird Station parking lot, 2010 Chapel Plaza Ct, Columbia, MO

First Friday Fun! Join the Columbia Audubon Society for a bird walk. This walk is open to anyone who enjoys birds, and beginners are encouraged to attend. We will walk at the 3M Wetland Trail, just off the MKT Trail near Forum Blvd. We’ll meet at the Songbird Station parking lot at 8 a.m. sharp

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Saturday, December 18, 2021

Christmas Bird Count

Columbia’s 2021 Christmas Bird Count will held on Saturday, Dec. 18. If you would like to participate and aren’t already part of a team, or if you need more information, please contact Lottie Bushmann at lottie.bushmann@gmail.com. Everyone is invited to join in a discussion of the day’s highlights and preliminary count results via Zoom at

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Wednesday, November 17, 2021

CAS November Meeting and Update on Missouri State Parks

7pm

Join us via Zoom for the CAS monthly membership meeting and program on Wednesday, Nov. 17, at 7 p.m. Missouri Parks Association Executive Director Kendra Varns Wallis and MPA Vice President Shirley Wolverson will join us from Kansas City and St. Louis, respectively, via Zoom to report on the status of our state parks. They

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Wednesday, October 20

October Membership Meeting & Book Discussion

7pm

Join us for our first in-person, regular monthly membership meeting and program since February 2020. CAS President Jim Gast and Education Co-chair Lottie Bushmann will lead a discussion of Noah Strycker’s book Birding Without Borders. The membership meeting will follow. Please plan to wear a mask and practice social distancing.

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Friday, October 15, 2021

Noah Strycker Presentation at MU

6 pm

Author and “bird man” Noah Strycker will deliver the keynote address at the annual meeting of the Friends of Mizzou Botanic Garden on Friday, Oct. 15, at 6 p.m., in Monsanto Auditorium, located in the Bond Life Sciences Center on the University of Missouri campus. Columbia Audubon is co-sponsoring the event, along with the Missouri

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Sunday, Sept. 19, 2021

Open House and Picnic at Wild Haven

3-6:30 p.m.

Columbia Audubon members, friends and neighbors are invited to stop by, starting at 3 p.m., to learn about improvements recently completed at Wild Haven Nature Area as well as future plans. We’ll have light refreshments and activities, featuring a demonstration with live raptors (hawks and owls) presented by the University of Missouri Raptor Rehabilitation Project.

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