Showing posts from October, 2021

La Crosse Area Christmas Bird Count - Saturday, December 18, 2021

The Coulee Region Audubon Society will hold it's annual Christmas Bird Count (CBC) on Saturday, December 18th. The La Crosse Area Christmas Bird Count, will attempt to count all of the birds found inside a count circle that is centered on the La Crosse County courthouse in downtown La Crosse. Volunteers can count birds at their own feeders (if they live in the count circle) or participate as Section Counters to count birds in an assigned section of the count circle. Watch the website for more details!

Ferryville & Brownsville Waterfowl Viewing Events (November 13 & 14, 2021)

The village of Ferryville will be holding a waterfowl viewing event at the overlook on the west side of Hwy 35 in the center of town on Saturday, November 13th from 9:00 - 11:00 AM. Dan Jackson and other birders will be present to help point out the birds that can be seen from that location. The Coulee Region Audubon Society will hold a waterfowl viewing field trip on Sunday, November 14, 2021. We will meet at noon on the street just west of the Kwik Trip at the lights in La Crescent. We will then do a car caravan and visit the Wildcat Landing Delta and the 2 Brownsville waterfowl observation locations to check out fall migrants and the huge flock of ducks, geese, and swans that should be present at those overlooks. Both events are free and open to the public.

November Membership Meeting - Wednesday, November 17, 2021

Emma Jonas has agreed to give us a virtual presentation on November 17th at 7pm on her research on Flamulated Owls (and what they eat) in Utah with Professor Mika with UW-L. Emma is a Senior at UW-L. This will be a Zoom meeting and the link will be added to the calendar as the meeting date approaches.

October Meeting - Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Christian Cold will be our presenter this month. He has visited us in the past, and though now retired from the Wisconsin DNR, he continues to share his knowledge in speaking engagements around the state. He plans to combine elements from his “Discovering Nature with Your Family” and “Wildlife Ecology and Management” programs. He tells us...”This will be fun!”  This will be a Zoom meeting.  See the link information on the calendar.