The Stilt Newsletter

The Stilt Newsletter, May 2021

Welcome to the online version of The Stilt Newsletter.
We will post the news and updates from our website here on a monthly basis.
If you have news, please forward to president@bridgerlandaudubon.org

Cache Valley Wild Bird Photo Contest

Bridgerland Audubon and Cache Valley Photographers invite Utah photographers to a photo contest in support the educational purposes of both organizations. We would like to build online identification tools for our various bird identification activities as well as support signage used throughout Cache Valley. more…

May 15, Free Feline Fix Clinic

Your generous donations to Bridgerland Audubon and Cache Humane made possible the Free Feline Fix Clinic
Saturday May 15, 2021 at Cache Humane Society. Your donations helped prevent many kittens that could add to the feral cat population and countless bird kills.
more…

ECONET Mailing List:
[ECONET] Bird Photo Contest 5/15-7/31
ECONET 3rd Annual Weed Day 5/22/21
Lost Quaker Parrot Named Tiki (May 19)
Free Feline Fix 4/15/21

Wild About Utah:
Kelly, Patrick, Flippant Gripes and Labyrinthian Gratitude, Wild About Utah, May 3, 2021, https://wildaboututah.org/flippant-gripes-and-labyrinthian-gratitude/
Frisk, Stacey, Responsible Pet Ownership, Wild About Utah, May 10, 2021, https://wildaboututah.org/responsible-pet-ownership/
Greene, Jack, Acorn Woodpeckers, Wild About Utah, May 17, 2021, https://wildaboututah.org/acorn-woodpeckers/
Boling, Josh, Utah: A Love Story, Wild About Utah, May 24, 2021, https://wildaboututah.org/utah-a-love-story/
Heers, Mary, Nibley Firefly Park, Wild About Utah, May 30, 2021, https://wildaboututah.org/nibley-firefly-park/

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The Stilt Newsletter, April 2021

Welcome to the online version of The Stilt Newsletter.
We will post the news and updates from our website here on a monthly basis.
If you have news, please forward to president@bridgerlandaudubon.org

April 15, Sustainability and Energy in Utah

The USU Institute of Government and Politics & College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHASS) presented Sustainability and Energy in Utah a discussion about sustainability policy with
Jon Cox, VP of Government Affairs at Rocky Mountain Power
Thom Carter, Energy Advisor to Governor Cox
Emily Malik, Logan City Sustainability Coordinator

March 24,25, Dr. Peter Marra, Cat Wars

The USU Ecology Center presented Dr. Peter Marra, who is the director of the Georgetown Environment Initiative, Laudato Si’ Professor in Biology and the Environment, and Professor in the McCourt School of Public Policy. Before Georgetown, he had a 20-year career at the Smithsonian Institution, most recently as Director of the Migratory Bird Center.
Wednesday: “Cat Wars: The Devastating Consequences of a Cuddly Killer.”
Thursday: “Unraveling the Mysteries of Bird Migration: Connectivity, Cycles and Technology.”

ECONET Mailing List:
Unchanged: March 2, UNPS Virtual Rare Plant Meeting is Tuesday, 9am-4pm Unchanged: March 2, UNPS Virtual Rare Plant Meeting is Tuesday, 9am-4pm
Unchanged: Piping the Little Logan River: Comment Period Extended to 3/16/21
ECONET Cat Wars! Ecology Center Seminar Series: Dr. Peter Marra, March 24th and 25th, 2021 4-5 PM
Sustainability and Energy in Utah 4/15, 6 p.m. on Zoom
Seed Swap Friday April 9, 1-3, Crumb Bros

Wild About Utah:
Kelly, Patrick, Songs of Spring, Wild About Utah, April 4, 2021, https://wildaboututah.org/songs-of-spring/
Shughart, Hilary, To Grow Your Own Bird Food, Native Plants Are Key!, Wild About Utah, April 12, 2021, https://wildaboututah.org/native-plants-are-key/
Greene, Jack, The Glacier Lily, Wild About Utah, April 19, 2021,
Rhodes, Shannon, Going In With a Child’s Naturalist Eye, Wild About Utah, April 26, 2021, https://wildaboututah.org/going-in-with-a-childs-naturalist-eye/

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The Stilt Newsletter, March 2021

Welcome to the online version of The Stilt Newsletter.
We will post the news and updates from our website here on a monthly basis.
If you have news, please forward to president@bridgerlandaudubon.org

Logan River Watershed Plan

USGS Measurement Station Logan River
USGS Measurement Station
Logan River
Photo Courtesy USGS
The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), with the Cache Water District, Crockett Avenue Irrigation and the cities of Logan, North Logan and Hyde Park as the project sponsors, is proposing to partially fund through the Watershed Protection and Flood Prevention Act [Public Law (PL) 83-566], the Logan River Watershed Plan in Cache County, Utah. The plan will address flood control and flood protection, evaluate measures to reduce water loss and increase efficiency in the current irrigation delivery system and consider additional recreational facilities.[NRCS]
Learn more

Cache Humane Society Feline Fix Fundraiser

Cache Humane Society 2370 W. 200 N., Logan, UT 84321 (435) 792-3920
Donate Now
Cache Humane Society
2370 W. 200 N., Logan, UT 84321
(435) 792-3920

Let Facebook Match Your Donation

The best use of limited resources is to assist with spay/neuter programs for owned cats.**
Cats can begin reproducing by the age of four months, with four to five litters in a season. To this end, the Bridgerland Audubon Society has assisted in a Feline Fix Fundraiser campaign for the Cache Humane Society, supporting free spay/neuter programs.
Learn more
Cats Inside

Christmas Bird Count:

Logan, UT Christmas Bird Count Map per Bryan Dixon 2015
Logan, UT
Christmas Bird Count Map
per Bryan Dixon 2015

Many, many thanks to all who participated last December for the Logan Christmas Bird Count. Makenna Johnson completed the compilation and submitted it to the National Audubon website where a summary will be posted. Our site contains copies of the spreadsheet going back many years.
Check back as updates are made both to the national and local websites:

  1. https://christmasbirdcount.org/
  2. https://bridgerlandaudubon.org/our-projects/cache-valley-christmas-bird-count/

ECONET Mailing List:
Here’s all you need to have a great Great Backyard Bird Count! Unchanged: Here’s all you need to have a great Great Backyard Bird Count!
Unchanged: February 7, Conservation Community Legislative Update #3 Unchanged: February 7, Conservation Community Legislative Update #3
Unchanged: February 14, Conservation Community Legislative Update #4 Unchanged: February 14, Conservation Community Legislative Update #4
Unchanged: February 21, Conservation Community Legislative Update #5 Unchanged: February 21, Conservation Community Legislative Update #5
Unchanged: February 28, Conservation Community Legislative Update #6 Unchanged: February 28, Conservation Community Legislative Update #6

Wild About Utah:
Kelly, Patrick, A Questionably Lodgepole Pine, Wild About Utah, March 1, 2021, https://wildaboututah.org/a-questionably-lodgepole-pine/
Boling, Josh, Finding Remoteness, February 22, 2021, https://wildaboututah.org/finding-remoteness/
Heers, Mary, Mirabilite Mounds and The Great Salt Lake, Wild About Utah, February 15, 2021, https://wildaboututah.org/mirabilite-mounds/
L’Ai, Linda, Native Plants for Birds, Wild About Utah, February 8, 2021, https://wildaboututah.org/native-plants-for-birds/
Kelly, Patrick, Duck Tornados, Wild About Utah, February 1, 2021, https://wildaboututah.org/duck-tornados/

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The Stilt Newsletter, February 2021

Welcome to the online version of The Stilt Newsletter.
We will post the news and updates from our website here on a monthly basis.
If you have news, please forward to president@bridgerlandaudubon.org

Logan River Watershed Plan


USGS Measurement Station Logan River
USGS Measurement Station
Logan River
Photo Courtesy USGS
The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), with the Cache Water District, Crockett Avenue Irrigation and the cities of Logan, North Logan and Hyde Park as the project sponsors, is proposing to partially fund through the Watershed Protection and Flood Prevention Act [Public Law (PL) 83-566], the Logan River Watershed Plan in Cache County, Utah. The plan will address flood control and flood protection, evaluate measures to reduce water loss and increase efficiency in the current irrigation delivery system and consider additional recreational facilities.[NRCS]
Learn more

Cache Humane Society Feline Fix Fundraiser


Cache Humane Society 2370 W. 200 N., Logan, UT 84321 (435) 792-3920
Donate Now
Cache Humane Society
2370 W. 200 N., Logan, UT 84321
(435) 792-3920

Let Facebook Match Your Donation
The best use of limited resources is to assist with spay/neuter programs for owned cats.**
Cats can begin reproducing by the age of four months, with four to five litters in a season. To this end, the Bridgerland Audubon Society has assisted in a Feline Fix Fundraiser campaign for the Cache Humane Society, supporting free spay/neuter programs.
Learn more
Cats Inside

ECONET Mailing List:
January 3, AmeriCorps 900 Hour Permaculture Initiative Assistant: Logan
January 9, Feline Fix Fund Final Day 1/10/21
January 28, Logan River Watershed Plan Zoom Mtg, 6-7 p.m.
January 24, Legislative Update & Action Alert 2021 General Legislative Session Issue #1
January 31, Legislative Update Action Alert

Wild About Utah:
Kelly, Patrick, The Sun Still Shines in the Snowfall, Wild About Utah, January 4, 2021, https://wildaboututah.org/the-sun-still-shines-in-the-snowfall/
Brain McCann, Roslynn, Embarking on an Ecological Transition through Permaculture Design, Wild About Utah, January 11, 2021, https://wildaboututah.org/ecological-transition-permaculture-design/
Greene, Jack, Common Starlings, Wild About Utah, January 18, 2021, https://wildaboututah.org/common-starlings/
Rhodes, Shannon, Grandaddy, Wild About Utah, January 25, 2021, https://wildaboututah.org/grandaddy/