Saturday, March 28, 2015, 9:30 AM
Led by Jim Tomko
The drakes are decked out in their finest plumage and the hens are sizing them up. Some have made pair bonds others are in the process of mate selection so their competition is on. Join us on a caravan type tour of some of the ponds and lakes in southern Geauga and northern Portage County. Let’s see how many species are resting and refueling in our area on their journey north to the nesting grounds. Meet at the Ladue Reservoir boat ramp at the end of East Washington Street (see map) near Auburn Center with a full tank of gas and money for lunch at the end of our tour.
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Audubon Society of Greater Cleveland invites you to our
Saturday Afternoon Backyard Naturalist Series
Saturday, March 28, 2015, 3:00 P.M.
Novak Education Center, 382 Townline Road, Aurora, OH
Forest Fragmentation and What Small Woodlot Owners Can Do To Help
Jason Van Houten, Urban Forester, Ohio Division of Forestry
How fragmentation and parcelization is changing our woodland habitats, how these changes may impact birds that rely on woodland habitats, and what small woodlot owners in a fragmented landscape can do to help improve woodland habitat for bird species. Jason Van Houten has worked as a Rural Urban Interface Forester for Ohio Division of Forestry since 2012 and previously worked with Ohio Division of Forestry as an Emerald Ash Borer Forester.
Western Reserve Land Conservancy Internship Positions
WRLC is looking for an intern to assist Thriving Communities Institute staff to implement two different grant programs: a watershed grant program & tree grant program. Primary responsibilities will include reviewing grant applications, assisting in evaluating the merits of the projects and preparing for implementation targeted for the fall. The student will be involved in the planning process to identify suitable planting locations for trees and assist with planning tree planting, maintenance, outreach and education events. This will include involvement with a volunteer street tree inventory project and development of materials to educate and inform residents on the benefits of trees. The internship will provide students interested in urban forestry and natural resources valuable field and professional office experience. The student will be exposed to working with a variety of program partners. For details, visit http://www.wrlandconservancy.org/our-internships.htm.
The Audubon Society of Greater Cleveland supports graduating seniors in the Greater Cleveland area in their goal of earning a degree beyond high school in the fields of Biology, Environmental Science, Science Education, or a related field in the Natural Sciences. This scholarship is a non-renewable award of $1000, and is open to all college bound seniors fitting the eligibility criteria regardless of GPA or financial need. For details and to download an applicaion form, click here.
For a slide show "Introduction to Birding", click here
For a slide show "Life Cycles of Migratory Birds", click here
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The Audubon Society of Greater Cleveland (ASGC)
promotes the conservation and appreciation of birds and other
wildlife through habitat preservation and educational activities.
It is a chapter of the National Audubon Society and is one of
northeast Ohio’s oldest continuously operating environmental
organizations; founded in 1928. ASGC now has over 1,200 members
throughout NE Ohio and owns over 500 acres of land protected as
both Audubon Sanctuaries and Ohio State Nature Preserves. It restored and renovated a building located in the Audubon Blanche Katherine Novak Sanctuary as a regional Novak
To view our form 990 "Return of Organization Exempt From Income Tax" click here.