This page lists events planned by CAS with links to specific news stories offering further details (when available). This is a product being tested in spring 2019.

Wednesday, June 19: Book discussion of John M. Marzluff’s Welcome to Subirdia at the Columbia Public Library. Discussion will begin at 6:30 p.m. and will be followed by a neighborhood bird walk.

Past events

Saturday, May 25: Eagle Bluffs Conservation Area, 9:00 to noon.

Saturday, May 18: CAS spring picnic at the Bonnie View Nature Sanctuary in Columbia. Bird walk from 8:30–11:30, potluck picnic from noon onward. Contact John Besser with any questions.

Saturday, May 11: Boone County Spring Bird Count. Read about our bird counts here and contact Allison Vaughn if you’d like to participate.

Tuesday, May 7: Whip-poor-wills and Chuck-wills-widows at Rocky Fork Lakes CA, 7:30 p.m.

Wednesday, May 1: Explore Hinkson Creek, 5:30–7:30 p.m.

Wednesday, April 3: Nature walk along Grindstone Creek, 5:30–7:30 p.m.

Saturday, April 6: Field trip/workshop on recording bird vocalizations, 8:00 a.m. to noon.

Saturday, April 13: Field trip to Prairie Garden Trust, 8:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Friday, April 19: CAS members appear on David Lile’s Columbia Morning talk show (KFRU AM 1400) around 8:30 a.m. to discuss CAS’s past, present, and future.

Saturday, April 20: Field trip to Schnabel Woods Natural Area, 8:00 a.m. to noon.

Friday, April 26: CAS members and spouses and special guests are invited to a gala open house for food, drinks, birds, and a short program to honor the CAS’s past and to enjoy ongoing friendships and future work of our amazing organization. 5:30–7:30 p.m. Boone County History and Culture Center, 3801 Ponderosa Street in Columbia.

Saturday, April 27: Special guest Audubon performer and storyteller, Mr. Brian “Fox” Ellis, will lead a “Bird Walk with Audubon”. 8–9:30 a.m. Columbia Audubon Nature Sanctuary, 3607 Bray Avenue.

Saturday, April 27:  “Audubon’s Birds” presentation by Mr. Brian “Fox” Ellis. 10:30–11:30 a.m. Fairview Elementary School Media Center, 909 Fairview Road.

Saturday, April 27: “Birds’ Tales” presentation by Mr. Brian “Fox” Ellis. 2–2:45 p.m. Columbia Public Library, Children’s Program Room