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The Michigan Audubon Blog: all things Michigan birds and conservation. This page includes action alerts, news, and special information, posted by Michigan Audubon  staff.

Dedication of Peter and Gwyneth Schroeder Tract at Haehnle Sanctuary

Molly Keenan

Through your bountiful donations, growth at our Phyllis Haehnle Memorial Sanctuary was made possible this year with the acquisition of a 25-acre parcel of land. The area which consists of former cropland, wetlands, and lake bottom, will further expand the…

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Motus Tower Dedication in Memory of Linda Jo Klemens

WPBO Motus Tower Dedicated in Memory of Linda Jo Klemens By Heather Good, Michigan Audubon Executive Director When I was first approached by the Thunder Bay Audubon Society’s board about offering a donation in memory of their devoted, long-time president,…

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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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2018 Whitefish Point Piping Plover Season Report

Molly Keenan

2018 Whitefish Point Piping Plover Season Report Monitor: Danielle Dershem (May 7-August 10) Summary The Whitefish Point 2018 Piping Plover nesting season was successful and resulted in two fledged chicks. The chicks belonged to the only pair that attempted to…

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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 Native Bird Garden Kits for Sale in May

Rachelle Roake

  Support Birds, Pollinators, and Wildlife with Native Bird Garden Kits by Michigan Audubon! **2018 Bird Garden Kit sales have ended – thank you for your interest! Visit our Native Plants for Birds page for more gardening inspiration.** Do you…

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US Fish and Wildlife Service and Partners Celebrate Remarkable Conservation Victory

Diane Huhn

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 11, 2018 Contact: Georgia Parham, 812-334-4261 x 203, Georgia_Parham@fws.gov US Fish and Wildlife Service and partners celebrate remarkable conservation victory as once critically imperiled songbird declared saved from threat of extinction Kirtland’s warbler singing. Photo by Joel…

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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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Wege Speaker Series Presents Dr. J. Drew Lanham: On Being a Rare Bird

Diane Huhn

The Wege Foundation will host the 22nd Wege Speaker Series on Thursday, April 12 at 4 p.m. at the Aquinas College Performing Arts Center. This year’s speaker is Dr. J. Drew Lanham, ornithologist, conservationist and distinguished professor at Clemson University. Dr….

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