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May 6, Golf Course Bird Count

Logan River Golf Course Help build an Audubon Cooperative Golf Course Sanctuary
Logan River Golf Course
Help build an
Audubon Cooperative Golf Course Sanctuary
Jack Greene will lead an informative two hour tour through the Logan River Golf Course, identifitying birds by ear and sight.

This is part of the education and documentation process for designating an Audubon Cooperative Golf Course Sanctuary.

Saturday, May 6, 2017
Meet at Rendezvous Park
7 a.m. – 9 a.m.

Apr 29, “Birdie Day”—Sharp-tailed Grouse Lek & Breakfast

We have been graciously invited by our great rancher friends, the Selmans, to visit their property in southern Cache Valley and observe Sharp-tailed Grouse dancing on their mating grounds. Following the grouse viewing, the Selmans will feed us a wonderful ranchers’ breakfast. In addition to viewing the birds, it is an opportunity to see how truly responsible stewards of the land like the Selmans carry out their ranching operations in a way that makes the land more productive and beautiful for both man and wildlife. This trip is suitable for both novice and experienced birders. Meet at 5:00 AM at the McDonald’s parking lot in Hyrum. Carpooling will be available and mandatory from there. We plan to be back about 1:00 PM.

RSVP: https://www.facebook.com/events/705528549625796/

13 Apr, Bridgerland Audubon Society
Annual Meeting and Social

Keynote:
The role of beaver and restoration in promoting better health for streams

Joe Wheaton, co-director of the Intermountain Center for River Rehabilitation & Restoration
Joe Wheaton, co-director of the Intermountain Center for River Rehabilitation & Restoration

Joe Wheaton, co-director of the Intermountain Center for River Rehabilitation & Restoration

Joe Wheaton will focus on a local example and play with the classic stream ‘health’ analogy by expanding it using ‘healthy lifestyle’ analogies and focusing on what healthy diets and exercise consist of for streams, and how current restoration practice is too obsessed with medical treatments like surgery.

April 13, 2017
6 – 9 p.m.
Taco Bar & BYOB
The Italian Place
48 Federal Ave.

  • Enjoy great company
  • Elect new officers
  • Meet the 2017 Award recipients
    • Allen & Alice Stokes Conservation Award
    • Carl M. Johnson Educator Award
    • 200 Club Member Recognition
  • and more…

Tickets: $25, Discounts: $15 Students, $20 Audubon members (Ticket sales ended 11 April)
For more info: hilary.shughart@gmail.com 435-213-3668

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Our Legacy Links:

  1. Officer Election
  2. Carl M Johnson Environmental Education Award
  3. Allen W. Stokes Conservation Award
  4. Keynote Speakers

Remembering Chandler Robbins

Robbins uses his binoculars. Photo by Barbara Dowell, courtesy USGS
Robbins uses his binoculars. Photo by Barbara Dowell, courtesy USGS
Renowned Service ornithologist Chandler Robbins died March 20. He was 98. Born July 17, 1918, in Boston, Robbins devoted his life to birds, their study and protection.

He graduated from Harvard with a degree in physics and began teaching math and science in Vermont. Robbins then joined the Service in 1945 as a junior biologist at Patuxent Research Refuge, where he engaged in early research on the effects of DDT and had his papers edited by his colleague Rachel Carson. — more from US FWS …