Saturday, March 9, 2024

Second Saturday Birding (leader needed)

Second Saturday walks: A series of field trips with a variety of destinations and led by a variety of people. We are currently recruiting leaders! Leaders do not have to be bird experts. It is more important to be familiar with the walk’s location, and that is chosen by the leader. Are you at all

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Friday, March 15, 2024

Heron Rookery Count at Gans Creek Recreation Area

8:00 a.m.

Field Trip Leader: Louise Flenner Every year for the past 10 years I have counted the number of herons at the rookery on March 15. There are always some returning birds on that date. When I started counting herons there were two rookeries. Gradually fewer and fewer birds returned to the rookery that was on

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Wednesday March 20, 2024

Membership Meeting: Update on Kiwanis Park Project by Steven Bybee

7:00 PM

Join us for the Membership Meeting and program by Stephen Bybee about all of the ecosystem restoration efforts that are ongoing at Kiwanis Park.

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To be determined

Slow Birding at Wild Haven Nature Area

4:00–6:00 p.m.

Inspired by the excellent program on Slow Birding by Bridget Butler that CAS hosted back in January 2023, we’re planning to have a slow birding field trip. The goal here will be to sit quietly, either on your own or as part of a small group, and watch what comes to you. Relax a little,

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Date/time of your choice

Self-guided moss walk: Wild Haven Nature Area

Have you taken the time to examine mosses close up? And to think about the relationships between mosses and birds? We’re excited to announce a new, self-guided moss walk at Wild Haven Nature Area that encourages you to do just that! The trail guide is formatted to be easily read on a mobile device (with

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Friday, April 5, 2024

First Friday Bird Hike: 3M Wetlands

8:00 a.m.

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, April 13, 2024

Second Saturday Birding: Rudolf Bennitt Conservation Area

Carpool 7:00 a.m., meet on-site 7:45 a.m.

Meet at southwest corner of Menards parking lot

Join CAS as we explore Rudolf Bennitt Conservation Area, ~30 miles northwest of Columbia at the intersection of Boone, Randolph, and Howard Counties. This 3575 acre landscape includes a mix of forests, fields of restored native grasses, and a lake, providing a variety of habitats for interesting birds. In spite of this diversity of excellent

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Friday, May 3, 2024

First Friday Bird Hike: 3M Wetlands

8:00 a.m.

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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