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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.

Your First Christmas Bird Count

This post was originally published in November 2017. Information has been updated to reflect the current Christmas Bird Count. by Rachelle Roake, Conservation Science Coordinator This year marks the 119th annual Christmas Bird Count (CBC), an annual winter census of [...]

December 13th, 2018|Categories: Events|

Take Action to Stop SB 1211, The Wetlands Destruction Act

On Tuesday, Senate Republicans approved a controversial plan to deregulate a large number of smaller Michigan wetlands, streams and inland lakes, championing personal property rights despite environmental concerns. Senate Bill 1211, what’s been called the Wetlands Destruction Act, passed (23-14). This bill is now headed [...]

December 6th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

Dedication of Peter and Gwyneth Schroeder Tract at Haehnle Sanctuary

Looking west across Eagle Lake at the Peter and Gwyneth Schroeder Tract. 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 [...]

24th Annual CraneFest Celebrates Sandhill Crane Migration

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 [...]

September 10th, 2018|Categories: Events, Press Release, Sandhill Crane Conservation|Tags: , , , |

2018 Whitefish Point Piping Plover Season Report

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 [...]

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 [...]