Member Meeting and “Trash to Treasure: Rust Belt Riders Composting Program” Speaker Series October 5, 2021
What a story ... Rust Belt Riders creating wonderful soil products from composted waste from homes and businesses! This Cleveland-based company started as a humble project collecting compostable material via bicycle, but has since grown and produces tons of beautiful soil products.
Member Meeting and “Teaching the Scientific Process: Linking Hypotheses to Data Using Migratory Birds” Speaker Series September 7, 2021
In this interactive workshop, participants hypothesize about the cause of avian migration and gather data about bird bill morphology, diet, and migratory tendencies. In the end, participants discuss and have questions answered about their data and revisit their hypotheses.
Member Meeting and Speaker Program 'Don’t Touch That Nest (or can you?)!' Speaker Series August 2021 Recording
WCAS Member Meeting and Speaker Series, Tuesday, August 3, 2021 begins with a quiz about bird nests, leaders present project, program, and fundraising updates. Speaker, Dr. Jim Tomko, Audubon Society of Greater Cleveland presents, 'Don’t Touch That Nest (or can you?)!'. Programs are open to the public. Donations are appreciated.
Member Meeting and Speaker Program 'Inclusive Engagement for Everyone 2020+' Speaker Series July 2021 Recording
WCAS Member Meeting and Speaker Series, Tuesday, July 6, 2021 begins with an expert update and assessment on regional bird disease, leaders present project, program, and fundraising updates. Speaker, Tammi Fierro-Zeis, Audubon Washington and Audubon Miami Valley, presents on “Inclusive Engagement for Everyone 2020+: Encouraging Inclusive Activism and Environmental Engagement in a Virtual World”. Programs are open to the public. Donations are appreciated.
Member Meeting and Speaker Program, 'The Central Ohio Owl Project' with Blake Mathys, Ohio Dominican University May 2021 Recording
WCAS Board, project leaders, and members provide updates on member programs and services to advance the Audubon mission and invite community participation. Blake Mathys, Ohio Dominican University, presents an overview of “The Central Ohio Owl Project”, research insights, and how people can get involved.
Member Meeting and Speaker Program 'Lichens: An Overlooked Organism' with Tomas Curtis, Kent State University, December 2020 Recording
With membership dues support, WCAS continues to provide monthly speaker programs, an up-to-date website with local and national conservation information and advocacy, field trips, fund-raising and friend-raising activities.
I have written a few stories and included some of my photography. I'll gladly share my pictures of these beautiful birds to help show everyone what we need to admire and protect!
Our time with the 17-year cicada is coming to the end. Some are dying off now.
I'm not a writer but I'm very passionate about nature. Here's some of my thoughts during "The big week".
Publishing news, announcements and reports.
ENTER Bird-of-the-Month Photo Contest October 2021: Wood Duck
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