Category Archive for "Events"

Red Knots & Horseshoe Crabs: A Talk by Author Deborah Cramer, August 1

Diane Huhn

Red knots, flying between Tierra del Fuego and their Arctic nesting grounds each year, take the measure of a shoreline running the length of two continents. Its flight coincides with a different migration – that of the familiar horseshoe crab….

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Sunset Coast Birding Trail To Be Dedicated June 10 in Charlevoix

Diane Huhn

The public is invited to the official opening of the Michigan Sunset Coast Birding Trail, on Saturday, June 10 at 11 a.m. at the Charlevoix Township Hall, 12491 Waller Rd, Charlevoix. There will be a brief presentation, introduction of the team…

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Tawas Point Birding Festival Spotlights Bird-friendly Community Initiatives

Diane Huhn

Join us on Saturday, May 20 at the Tawas Bay Beach Resort for a buffet dinner, cash bar, and this year’s featured speaker. Essential elements of a bird-friendly community by Joanna Eckles Birds need food, water, shelter, and safety to…

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eBird Data Entry During the Great Backyard Bird Count

Diane Huhn

Caleb Putnam, Michigan Bird Conservation Coordinator for Audubon Great Lakes and Michigan Department of Natural Resources, and member of Team eBird Michigan, provides the following excellent information regarding eBird data entry during the Great Backyard Bird Count. This year the Great…

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Michigan Audubon and Sea Grant Michigan Host Birding Trails Workshop

Diane Huhn

Friday, February 24, 2017 9:30 AM-3:00 PM  Location: Boardman River Nature Center, Traverse City, MI Communities across Michigan are recognizing birding as an economic driver. The US Fish and Wildlife Service indicates that wildlife-watching generates a billion dollars of economic activity…

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Your First Christmas Bird Count

Diane Huhn

by Rachelle Roake, Conservation Science Coordinator This year marks the 117th annual Christmas Bird Count (CBC), an annual winter census of birds across the Western hemisphere. This survey is one of the two largest long-term data sets used to estimate…

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Michigan Audubon Used Book and Holiday Sale

Diane Huhn

Looking for the perfect gift for your favorite bird enthusiast? Been eyeing that special guidebook to snuggle up with by the fire this holiday season? Love searching for an incredible used book bargain? Join us for the Michigan Audubon Used…

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