Category Archives: Community Events

June 16 Audubon High Desert Garden Tour and USU Edible Landscape Tour

Saturday, June 16, 2018

Audubon High Desert Garden Tour &
USU Edible Landscape Tour with Dawn Holzer and Eric Hale

FREE REGISTRATION

An educational and fun opportunity for gardeners to see a variety of garden styles and plant choices they can have in their own yards. It is a self-guided tour of four gardens a short drive from campus, with volunteers at all locations to answer gardening questions.

Saturday, June 16, 2018

Welcome booth at the USU Permaculture Gardens, behind Aggie Ice Cream (parking lot north of Aggie Ice Cream),
750 N 1200 E, Logan, 8:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.

8:30 a.m. Maps & Tour USU Permaculture Garden
(Behind Aggie Ice Cream, 750 N 1200 E, Logan)

8:45 a.m. Star Coulbrooke, Logan Poet Laureate Welcome & Poetry Reading.

Visit three more gardens 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Garden Tour Free Registration:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/audubon-high-desert-garden-tour-usu-edible-landscape-tour-tickets-46700738165

Scheduled USU Edible Landscape Tours at 1 p.m. & 3 p.m.

1 p.m. Tour:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/usu-edible-landscape-tour-1-pm-61618-tickets-46701054110

3 p.m. Tour:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/usu-edible-landscape-tour-3-pm-61618-tickets-46701226626

For more information:

http://bridgerlandaudubon.org

Hilary Shughart

435-213-3668
hilary.shughart@gmail.com

Apr 10, Spring Social

Bridgerland Audubon Society’s
Spring Social

April 10, 2018 ● 5 to 9 pm
Cache Venue ● 119 S Main St ● Logan, Utah

$15 students ● $25 Audubon members ● $30 all others
Tickets still available at Caffe Ibis
or online, http//bridgerlandaudubon.org

Gourmet Pizza & Cash Bar
Social Hour 5 – 6 p.m., with acoustic guitarist Robert Linton

Featuring
Star Coulbrooke, Logan Poet Laureate
Nick Bouwes, How beavers help in watershed restoration
Paul Rogers, How Quaking Aspens can save biodiversity
BAS’s annual awards

Ample free parking at Garff Gardens, directly across Main Street from Cache Venue
(enter from100 East)

For more info: hilary.shughart@gmail.com / 435-213-3668

December 16, Cache Valley (Logan) Christmas Bird Count

Cache Valley (Logan) Christmas Bird Count

Join us for the CBC on December 16th!

Cache Valley Birders,

Christmas Bird Count Join the Christmas Bird Count You can add to a century of citizen science data by signing up for a count near you Photo: Camilla Cerea/Audubon audubon-camilla_cerea_cbc_5
Christmas Bird Count
Join the Christmas Bird Count
You can add to a century of citizen science data by signing up for a count near you
Photo: Camilla Cerea/Audubon
audubon-camilla_cerea_cbc_5

Saturday, December 16th 2017 will be the 57th year of the annual Christmas Bird Count for the Logan, UT count. First begun in 1955, The Logan Christmas Bird Count is our Chapter’s contribution to the world’s largest, oldest citizen science project on Earth. Please join us.

We can use beginners as well as experienced birders to find owls, falcons, and odd ducks, even feathered ones. Contact Val Grant, 435-757-9519, or Hilary Shughart hilary.shughart@gmail.com, for more information or to join the Count! With your assistance and a wink from Mother Nature, we could break 100 species – again!

Count Reports
2015
2015 Preliminary Report
2014
2014 Preliminary Report
2013
2013 Report
2012
2012 Christmas Bird Count Report
2012 Christmas Bird Count Summary Spreadsheet 1991-2012
2011
2011 Cache Valley Count Report
Summary: Cache Valley Counts 1991-2011 (pdf)
Summary: Cache Valley Counts 1991-2011 (HTML)

Dec 2, What’s That Bird? Tips for Birdwatchers

What's That Bird?  Introduction to Backyard Birds of Cache Valley and How to Help with the Annual Christmas Bird Count by Looking Out Your Window.  Presentations by Lisa Stoner and Scott Erickson  Saturday, December 2, 2017 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Jim Bridger Room Logan Library
What’s That Bird?
Introduction to Backyard Birds of Cache Valley and How to Help with the Annual Christmas Bird Count by Looking Out Your Window.
Presentations by Lisa Stoner and Scott Erickson
Saturday, December 2, 2017
10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Jim Bridger Room
Logan Library
Introduction to Backyard Birds of Cache Valley & How to Help with the Annual Christmas Bird Count by Looking Out Your Window! Click HERE for more information and to register!

What’s That Bird?

Introduction to Backyard Birds of Cache Valley and How to Help with the Annual Christmas Bird Count by Looking Out Your Window.

Presentations by Lisa Stoner and Scott Erickson

Saturday, December 2, 2017
10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Jim Bridger Room
Logan Library
FREE
Registration Requested**

First begun in 1955, The Logan Christmas Bird Count is our Chapter’s contribution to the world’s largest, oldest citizen science project on Earth. This will be the 118th year of the Audubon Christmas Bird Count, and 57th for the Cache Valley Christmas Bird Count which will be on Saturday, December 16, 2017. Please join us.

We can use beginners as well as experienced birders to find owls, falcons, and odd ducks, even feathered ones. Contact Val Grant, 435-752-7572, or Hilary Shughart hilary.shughart@gmail.com for more information or to join the Count.

Cache Valley (Logan) Christmas Bird Count

**Registration Requested:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/whats-that-bird-introduction-to-backyard-birds-of-cache-valley-and-how-to-help-with-the-annual-tickets-39773980045

November 4, Annual Bird Seed Sale-Second Chance

4 November 2017
11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
A second chance for the Bridgerland Audubon Society Annual Seed Sale!

Black Oil Sunflower Seed
Black Oil Sunflower Seed

Mark your calendar for Saturday, November 4th 11:30 am-1:00 pm for the annual
bird seed sale, a fund raiser run by Bridgerland Audubon Society.

We will again be at the short metal granary silo at the entrance to
the Logan Landfill.  Payment is by cash or check.

Prices:
black oil sunflower seed – 50 lb bag – $27
white millet- 25 lb bag – $20

Any remaining seed will be sold periodically thereafter, $30 for
sunflower, $25 for millet
We will joyfully load you car up with seed!

Please submit your order requests to hilary.shughart@gmail.com

November 18, Trapper Park Trail Birding

18 November

Trapper Park

Carpool at 8:00 AM from Caffe Ibis (52 Federal Ave, Logan)

A visit to Trapper Park Trail is a great opportunity for birders of all ages and skill level to explore birds right in the heart of Logan. Trapper Park has a 0.8 mile trail with excellent paved paths that allow for easy viewing of migrating passerines and shorebirds as well as year-round residents. Depending on flooding conditions the day of we may walk a portion of the trail and drive to the east end where our trail connects to the Logan River Trail.

Please bring binoculars, cameras, and plenty of warm layers. We will meet in the parking lot across from Caffe Ibis (52 Federal Ave, Logan, UT 84321) at 8 AM and carpool to the Trapper Park parking lot (41.7065615,-111.8743372). Join BAS for a fun morning walk!

Contact Ryan Sabel at sabel.ryan@gmail.com with questions.

 

October 28, Annual Bird Seed Sale

28 October 2017

9 a.m. – 11 a.m.

BAS Annual Bird Seed Sale

Black Oil Sunflower Seed
Black Oil Sunflower Seed

Mark your calendar for Saturday, October 28th 9-11AM for the annual
bird seed sale, a fund raiser run by Bridgerland Audubon Society.

We will again be at the short metal granary silo at the entrance to
the Logan Landfill.  Payment is by cash or check.

Prices are as follows:
black oil sunflower seed – 50 lb bag – $27
white millet- 25 lb bag – $20

Any remaining seed will be sold periodically thereafter, $30 for
sunflower, $25 for millet
We will joyfully load you car up with seed!

October 14, Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge Tour

14 October

Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge Tour

2155 W Forest St, Brigham City, UT 84302

Carpool at 8:00 AM from parking lot by Caffe Ibis (Logan)

Join the Bridgerland Audubon Society as we explore fall migration at the Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge of Box Elder County. Up to a half million ducks and geese concentrate on the refuge units and over 30,000 tundra swans begin to arrive in mid-October and stay through December. We will begin with a driving tour of the 12 mile auto tour loop where a downloadable audio tour is available on the Bear River Refuge website (link below). Walkie talkies will also be provided to point out points of interest. Once this tour is over we will explore the Wildlife Education Center which opens at 10 AM. Afterwards we will conclude with a walking tour of the 1.5 miles of paved and gravel trails that surround the Wildlife Education Center and stretch through the wetland habitat.

We will meet at 8 AM in the parking lot between Caffe Ibis and the Logan fire Station (50E 150N, Logan). Carpooling will be available to drive to the BRMBR located at 2155 W Forest St, Brigham City, UT 84302. We hope to be to the Refuge no later than 9 AM and back to Logan by 1 PM. Feel free to provide your own transportation and join or leave at any time. Make sure to bring binoculars and a snack.
A tour map can be found here: https://www.fws.gov/nwrs/threecolumn.aspx?id=2147485230
Audio tour can be found here:
https://www.fws.gov/nwrs/threecolumn.aspx?id=2147512
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Please contact Ryan Sabel at sabel.ryan@gmail.com for any questions!