Category Archive for "Events"

A Swift Night Out Success

Molly Keenan

A group of people gathering in a parking lot at dusk in the middle of a city may be an odd sight to some. Further inspection showing that a few are donning binoculars can only spark more curiosity from onlookers….

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24th Annual CraneFest Celebrates Sandhill Crane Migration

Molly Keenan

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Media Contact: Molly Keenan Communications & Marketing Coordinator mkeenan@michiganaudubon.org 517-580-7364 24th Annual CraneFest Celebrates Sandhill Crane Migration Art, food, animals and more featured at event BELLEVUE, MI – Grab a chair or blanket and settle in…

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Cerulean Warbler Weekend Celebrates its 11th Year

Media Contact: Molly Keenan Phone: 517.580.7364 Email: mkeenan@michiganaudubon.org Website: michiganaudubon.org For Immediate Release May 16, 2018 Cerulean Warbler Weekend Celebrates its 11th Year Michigan Audubon adds more family-friendly events and live birds of prey HASTINGS, Mich. — Join Michigan Audubon…

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Michigan Audubon Partners with Whole Foods Market for “One Dime at a Time” Program

Diane Huhn

We are pleased to announce that from April 1 through June 30, 2018, Michigan Audubon will be the recipient of the One Dime at a Time program at Whole Foods Market in Ingham, Oakland, and Washtenaw counties. At participating Whole…

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Registration Open for Michigan Audubon Annual Member Meeting

Diane Huhn

We know you care deeply about birds and their habitat so why not join us and other conservation-minded individuals on April 14, 2018, at the Michigan Audubon Annual Member Meeting for a chance to share ideas with one another and…

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Great Lakes Young Birders Camp to Engage Youth in Bird Conservation

Diane Huhn

  By Lindsay Cain In an effort to connect young people with the diverse bird communities of the Great Lakes Region, Michigan Audubon, in partnership with Alma College, Chippewa Nature Center, and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will be holding…

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Your First Christmas Bird Count

Diane Huhn

by Rachelle Roake, Conservation Science Coordinator This year marks the 118th 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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Registration now open for 2018 UP Winter Birding Trips

Diane Huhn

Are you anxious to see a Gray Jay? Hoping to check the Northern Hawk Owl off your list? Then join Michigan Audubon and our skilled birding guide on a birding tour of the Eastern Upper Peninsula on January 20-21, 2018…

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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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