Use the 7-day WCAS Free Shipping Code 'FREEOCT' from Oct 26-Nov 1 2020 at Birds & Beans Coffee. Weekend plans? Enjoying the sun with a good book and a cup of Birds & Beans!
WCAS Book of the Month: Your Favorite Nature Book with Gloria Ferris, Host and Katy Fallon, Featured Guest Recording
Watch (or listen) to this book discussion with guests and featured author Katie Fallon, Vulture: The Private Life of an Unloved Bird who shares her favorite nature reads of all time.
Virtual Field Trip Report by Michelle Brosius, WCAS Board Member & Field Trip Co-Coordinator
If Bath Nature Preserve, Nimisila Reservoir, and/or the Lake Isaac virtual field trips are of interest to you, you are in luck as all the meetups are recorded and posted online at the wcaudubon.org news blog. You can also use the search feature near the bottom of the home page to locate the recordings.
Guardians of Nature Meet Ups and 12 Opportunities to Volunteer, October 22 & 29, 2020
With your input, we're creating programs to connect and educate the public about birds and wildlife conservation.
Book Author Series Recording: October 18, 2020: "Vulture: The Private Life of an Unloved Bird" by Katie Fallon
Watch (or listen) to a delightful and informative program with author Katie Fallon about her book, Vulture: The Private Life of an Unloved Bird.
Book Author Series October 18 & 25, 2020: "Vulture: The Private Life of an Unloved Bird" by Katie Fallon
Meet intriguing authors and join up with a community of learners reflecting on nature and human interaction.
Wildlife rehabilitation specialists are some of today's unsung heroes and heroines. Working under tremendous pressure they continue to aid and assist injured wildlife despite the crippling effects of climate change now compounded by the social and economic complications of COVID-19.
WCAS Virtual Field Trip to Lake Isaac (Lake Isaac Trail or Lake to Lake Trail) September 2020
Virtual Field Trips provide a designated field trip location to bird, curate shared stories and digital artifacts to an online scrapbook, and host community meet ups. Join for a fun time birding on your own and comparing stories with other birders too!
MAKE A MASK - BECOME A BIRD CONTEST!
Get out your construction paper and glitter, felt and glue ... and get creative, just in time for the Halloween season. Since we must wear masks while out, why not make them FUN! Western Cuyahoga Audubon is having a BIRD MASK CONTEST!
Member Meeting and Speaker Program 'Bird and Moon: Comics With a Naturalist’s Knowledge' with Rosemary Mosco, October 2020 Recording
Member Meeting and “Bird and Moon: Comics With a Naturalist’s Knowledge” Speaker Series Oct 6, 2020
Rosemary Mosco is a wonderful naturalist who puts her naturalist eye into cartoons that are fun and also accurate. You will smile, if not laugh at the antics of birds and other wildlife in her renderings - all based on what she has seen.
In this program, Nancy Howell, Challenge Compiler, reviews how to use the WCAS Fall Warbler Sightings Checklist for your entries, fall warbler identification tips, and audience Q&A's are discussed and answered.
Please join us for the Mid-Challenge Update and get psyched for fall warblers! Plan to attend and don’t forget to Register for the Fall Warbler Challenge.
Each month WCAS features a different bird species to help raise awareness of birds through conservation education. Read this month's story about the OCTOBER BIRD OF THE MONTH: Wood Duck by Nancy Howell, Board Member, WCAS. Then make a donation to help raise funds to support chapter conservation programs.
Be a part of the WCAS Bird-of-the-Month Photo Contest to help raise awareness of bird species through conservation education, fundraising success, and photography excellence.
Virtual Field Trip to Cleveland Lakefront Nature Preserve (Cuyahoga County) October 1-31, 2020
Bird at a designated field trip location, share stories to a public digital scrapbook, and participate in community meet ups.
Publishing news, announcements and reports.
Bird Walk Reports
Christmas Bird Count-Lakewood Circle
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