Thanks to members Terry and Joanne Gorges and volunteer Megan Taylor for staffing the Western Cuyahoga Audubon display, connecting with exhibiting organizations, and getting the word out about Chapter programs to film audiences!
Western Cuyahoga Audubon Society, Blackbrook Audubon Society, Audubon Society of Greater Cleveland, and National Audubon all had displays and information about their organizations and what actions each is doing to protect birds.
Additionally, conservation and educational organizations including Western Reserve Land Conservancy, Old Woman Creek National Estuarine Research Reserve, Big Creek Connects, Cleveland Metroparks, West Creek Conservancy, Lake Metroparks,
EnviroFair Exhibitor, Trevor Wearstler, Interpretive Naturalist, Lake Metroparks, explains the history of Lake Erie Bluffs aided by a pop-up book he made. Trevor tells the story of how the property was conserved as a habitat for Migratory Birds.
The Ohio Ornithological Society as well as the Ohio Bird Conservation Initiative and Mr. Owen Lockhart, working with ornithologist Dr. Andy Jones at the Museum, brought to light information about birds and the dangers they face in the world.
The City of Cleveland – Office of Sustainability stressed what is being done in Cleveland to make the city more sustainable and green.
The architect firm Bialosky Cleveland in partnership with Walker Glass displayed information about bird-friendly buildings, especially glass windows which can be extremely deadly to migratory species.
Lastly, the Just Cats Veterinary Clinic shared information about keeping cats indoors, better for cat’s health and better for wildlife.
Thanks go out to members Terry and Joanne Gorges and volunteer Megan Taylor for staffing the Western Cuyahoga Audubon display. They interacted with many of the film visitors and had the opportunity to connect with other organizations. Great to get the word out!
This event was sponsored by Great Lakes Brewing Company.
Nancy Howell has been involved with Western Cuyahoga Audubon almost since the chapter was formed. Nancy presently serves on the Western Cuyahoga Audubon Board as treasurer, in membership and as program coordinator and is the compiler for the Lakewood Christmas Bird Count which is sponsored by Western Cuyahoga Audubon. In the past Nancy has served in the role of vice-president, president, education coordinator and field trip coordinator. Nancy is also one of the many leaders for the Spring Bird Walks, sponsored, in part, by Western Cuyahoga Audubon.