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November 2007

Nov 1, Thur - Payne County Audubon Meeting, 7:00 p.m. Stillwater Public Library
Tallgrass Prairie Preserve, Iris McPherson

Nov. 3, Sat, Payne County Audubon IMPROMPTU BIRD HIKE
8:00 a.m.,in the parking lot at Sanborn Lake. Join Stillwater birder Les Imboden in finding the common and uncommon species
of birds that are to be seen around Sanborn Lake in Stillwater this time of year.

November 3, Saturday - Oklahoma Bluebird Society Fall Meeting
Western Hills Lodge, Sequoyah State Park, Fort Gibson Lake, Cherokee County, Contact Jim Harman, Field Trip Chair, 918-478-3920

Nov. 10,  Sat. Tulsa Audubon Field Trip. Tulsa Lakes: Lynn Lane Reservoir, Lake Yahola, and Skiatook and Collinsville sewage lagoons. Meet at the southeast corner of Lynn Lane Reservoir at 8:00 a.m. For more info contact Terry Mitchell, 697-3198.

November 10, Saturday - Indian Nations Audubon Field Trip - Illinois River, near Tahlequah
  8:00 a.m, Wal Mart parking lot, Tahlequah

November 13th  - Audubon Society of Central Oklahoma Meeting - Presenter TBA
7:00 p.m. Mayflower Church, located at 3901 NW 63rd

November 13, Tuesday - Indian Nations Audubon Field Trip - Chouteau Wildlife Management Area
8:00 a.m., Vann's Lake, US Hwy 69 between Wagoner & Muskogee, east side across from Baker's Restaurant
Contact Jim Harman, Field Trip Chair, 918-478-3920 for more information

November 13-18 - Festival of the Cranes
Bosque Del Apache NWR, New Mexico, www.FriendsOfTheBosque.org

Nov. 15, 2007; Thursday, 7:00 p.m. Indian Nations Audubon Monthly Meeting
Various INAS Members - "Frozen Birds Exhibit + Birding Quiz Game" Tahlequah, NSU Campus, Seminary Avenue, Science Lab Building.

November 17 Saturday - Indian Nations Audubon Field Trip - Lake Tenkiller
8:30 a.m., Tenkiller State Park, Nature Center

November 17, Sat. - Payne County Audubon Field Trip - OKLAHOMA BOTANICAL GARDENS BIRD HIKE
7:30 am-Noon, 3425 West Virginia Street, Stillwater,
for
wintering songbirds around the gardens and then Boomer Lake and Sanborn Lake. Leader: Vince Cavalieri

November 17, OKC Audubon Field Trip - Wichita Mountains NWR
We will look for winter residents and migrants in this great spot. Meet at the Wal-mart parking lot at the NE corder of Sara Rd. (Hwy 4) and Hwy 152 in Mustang at 7:30 a.m. Leader: TBA

Nov. 18, Sun. Tulsa Audubon Afternoon Outing.  A short visit to a local birding area. Meet 3:30 p.m. at the Tulsa Garden Center. Contact John Kennington, 918-809-6325.

November 19 Mon , OKC Audubon Meeting -Winter Birds, by John Shackford,
7:00 p.m. at the Will Rogers Garden Center, I-44 and NW 36th Street.

Nov. 20, Tue. Tulsa Audubon Monthly Meeting. 7:30 p.m. “Name that Hawk” with Joe Grzybowski. Hawks can be confusing in the field. Get some tips on identification from a respected birder and researcher.

December 2007

December 1, Saturday - Indian Nations Audubon - Beginner's Bird Walk - Sequoyah State Park
8:30 a.m., Sequoyah State Park, Visitor's Center at entrance

Dec. 1, Sat. Tulsa Audubon Field Trip. Keystone Ancient Forest Preserve and TAS Eagle Property. Meet at 12:30pm at the Preserve entrance which is approx. 2 miles North of US 412 at Ancient Forest Dr & 209th W Ave. After a hike around the Preserve, we'll head over to the TAS Eagle Property in time to arrive at the blind by 4:00pm. NOTE: The hike to the Eagle blind is difficult, about 200' down and up, BOTH ways, along a primitive trail. For more info, contact John Fisher, 918-245-8662.

Dec 6, Thur - Payne County Audubon Meeting, 7:00 p.m. Stillwater Public Library
Prepare for Christmas Bird Count, Jim Ownby and Tim O'Connell

December 11th - Audubon Society of Central Oklahoma Meeting -  Presenter TBA
7:00 p.m. Mayflower Church, located at 3901 NW 63rd

Dec 15  - Payne County Christmas Bird Count, Jim Ownby and Tim O'Connell

Dec. 15, Sat. Tulsa Audubon Christmas Bird Count. Tulsa Audubon Society will be participating in the 107th count by the National Audubon Society. For information contact Jo Loyd, 918-835-2946.

Dec. 20, 2007; Thursday, 6:00 p.m. Indian Nations Audubon Monthly Meeting
Christmas Dinner
Location TBA

January 2008

Jan. 5, Sat. Tulsa Audubon Eagle Days. Meet between 8 and 10 a.m. in the parking lot of the Watchable Wildlife Area, east of the Corps of Engineers Office on the north side of the Arkansas River at Lake Keystone dam. For information, contact Dave Edwards, 865-7398.

Jan 11-14  - Winter Bird Count, Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation

January 12, Saturday - Indian Nations Audubon - Eagle Days - Fort Gibson Dam
Public viewing of Bald Eagles, Parking lot by restaurant below dam at Fort Gibson Lake, near Okay & Fort Gibson, 9:00 a.m - 2:00 p.m.

Jan. 13, Sun. Tulsa Audubon Eagle Days. See January 5 information.

January 13, Sunday - Indian Nations Audubon - Eagle Days - Fort Gibson Dam
Public viewing of Bald Eagles, Parking lot by restaurant below dam at Fort Gibson Lake, near Okay & Fort Gibson, 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Jan. 14, Tue. Tulsa Audubon Monthly Meeting, 7:30 p.m. “Oklahoma’s Important Bird Areas” with Eric Beck, coordinator of the state IBA program. The purpose of this nationwide Audubon Society program is to identify a network of sites that provide critical habitat for birds.

Jan. 18, 2008; Thursday, 7:00 p.m. Indian Nations Audubon Monthly Meeting
Dr. Mia Revels, NSU Biologist, and others - "Great Backyard Bird Count", Videos, photos, and more! Tahlequah, NSU Campus

Jan. 19, Sat. Tulsa Audubon Field Trip. Kerr Dam for gulls and terms, and Sequoyah NWR for wintering hawks and sparrows. Meet at 8:00am at Robert S. Kerr Lock and Dam 15 on Hwy 59 south of Sallisaw. After birding around the dam for a while, we'll go to Sequoyah NWR to look for geese and winter waterfowl. For more info, contact Cyndie Browning 918-492-5622.

January 26, Saturday - Indian Nations Audubon - Eagle Days - Fort Gibson Dam
Public viewing of Bald Eagles, Parking lot by restaurant below dam at Fort Gibson Lake, near Okay & Fort Gibson, 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

January 27, Sunday - Indian Nations Audubon - Eagle Days - Fort Gibson Dam
Public viewing of Bald Eagles, Parking lot by restaurant below dam at Fort Gibson Lake, near Okay & Fort Gibson, 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

February 2008

Feb 7, Thur - Payne County Audubon Meeting, 7:00 p.m. Stillwater Public Library
Oklahoma Important Bird Areas, Eric Beck

Feb 15-18 - Great Backyard Bird Count, Great Backyard Bird Count

Feb. 16, Sat. Tulsa Audubon Field Trip. Hulah and Copan Lakes for winter gulls, hawks, and waterfowl. Meet at 8:00am at the McDonalds parking lot on Hwy 75 in Bartlesville (west side of the highway).

Feb. 21, 2008; Thursday, 7:00 p.m. Indian Nations Audubon Monthly Meeting
Jim Harman, USFWS Biologist (retired) - "Endangered Whooping Cranes", Muskogee Public Library (tentative)

Feb. 24, Sun. Tulsa Audubon Afternoon Outing. A short visit to a local birding area. Meet 4:00 p.m. at the Tulsa Garden Center. Contact John Kennington, 918-809-6325.

March 2008

Mar 6, Thur - Payne County Audubon Meeting, 7:00 p.m. Stillwater Public Library
Nature Photographers in Bhutan, Jim & Charolette Ownby

Mar. 8, Sat. Tulsa Audubon Field Trip. The North Woods and/or east of Lake Sherry at Mohawk Park. Meet at 8:00am at the Zoo parking lot. For more info contact Terry Mitchell, 697-3198.

Mar 10, Thur - Payne County Audubon Meeting, 7:00 p.m. Stillwater Public Library
Nature Photography, Tom Ulrich

Mar 15  - Payne County Audubon Field Trip - Cross Timbers Range Bird Hike, Tim O'Connell

Mar. 18, 7:30 p.m. Tulsa Audubon Monthly Meeting. Biodiversity and Germplasm Conservation with Angela Davis. The speaker, a research geneticist at the USDA’s South Central Agricultural Research Lab, will share her unique perspective on protecting our natural resources.

Mar. 20, 2008; Thursday, 7:00 p.m. Indian Nations Audubon Monthly Meeting
Vicki Hatfield, President, Grand Lake Audubon Society - "Forest Allies - Unusual Bats in Other Countries", Tahlequah, NSU Campus, (tentative)

April 2008

Apr 3, Thur - Payne County Audubon Meeting, 7:00 p.m. Stillwater Public Library
Scholarship Recipients' Research Reports

Apr. 15, Tue. 7:30 p.m. Tulsa Audubon Monthly Meeting. “From Black Gold to the Black Oystercatcher: Challenges and Opportunities in Alaska” with Taldi Walter, Alaska Field Coordinator for National Audubon Society. Ms. Walter has traveled throughout the country taking Audubon members on a virtual tour to some of Alaska’s most stunning natural treasures through her multimedia presentation. This program will showcase some of the important natural areas and brilliant birds of wild Alaska and the imminent and compelling challenges facing conservationists.

April 17, 2008; Indian Nations Audubon Monthly Meeting Thursday, 7:00 p.m.
Gina Crowder Levesque, Oklahoma Conservation Comm. - "Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program: What it means for wildlife & the environment", Muskogee Public Library (tentative)

Apr. 19, Sat. Tulsa Audubon Field Trip. Deep Fork NWR and Dripping Springs State Park in Okmulgee for warblers, vireos, and other spring migrants. Meet at 7:30am at the Taco Bell parking lot on Hwy 75 in Okmulgee (west side of the highway). For more info, contact Gail Storey, 918-742-2684

Apr 25-27, Sat.-Sun. Tulsa Audubon Field Trip. Devil's Den State Park, Lake Atalanta, Lake Weddington, Arkansas for spring migrants. For more info, contact Suzie Tramel, 836-7126

May 2008

May 2-4, Spring meeting of the Oklahoma Ornithological Society, to be held in conjunction with the Arbuckle Simpson Nature Festival the weekend of May 3, 2008 in Tishomingo. See OOS Website for more information.

May 3, Sat. Tulsa Audubon Big Day Count. Tulsa Audubon Society annual day-long, county-wide census of migrant and resident species. For information contact Jo Loyd, 918-835-2946.

May 3, Thur - Payne County Audubon Meeting, 7:00 p.m. Stillwater Public Library
Bird & Breakfast, Les & Pat Imboden

May 7,  Wed. Tulsa Audubon Afternoon Outing. A short after work visit to a local birding area. Meet 6:00 p.m. at the Tulsa Garden Center. Contact John Kennington, 918-809-6325.

May 10, Sat. Tulsa Audubon Field Trip. Hawthorne Bluff/Lake Oologah for spring migrants. Take US 169 North to Oologah, then SH 88 east to campground entrance on left (north) before the dam. Long pants and tick repellent advised. For information contact Jo Loyd, 918-835-2946.

May 15, 2008; Indian Nations Audubon Monthly Meeting Thursday, 7:00 p.m.
Chris Wilson, Director, Nickel Preserve, The Nature Conservancy - "Restoring open woodland & savanna landscapes in the Ozarks"
Tahlequah, NSU Campus, (
tentative)

May 15, 7:30 p.m. Tulsa Audubon Monthly Meeting. “Hummingbirds: Beauty in Motion” with Ellie Womack, Oklahoma’s renowned hummingbird expert. The speaker will discuss catching and banding hummingbirds and share general information about these flying jewels.

May 17, Sat. Tulsa Audubon Field Trip. Nickel Preserve for spring migrants. Chris Wilson will meet us at 7:30am at the Eagle Bluff Resort parking lot on Hwy 10, about 10 miles north of Tahlequah. Bring plenty of water and snacks.  For more info, contact Martin Brown, 446-8667.

June 2008

Jun 2-6  - Payne County Audubon Nature Camp I. Crystal Cork

Jun. 7-8 Sat.-Sun. Tulsa Audubon Wildlife Habitat Garden Tour and Plant Sale. Contact Carol Eames, 918-446-2720.

Jun 9-13  - Payne County Audubon Field Trip Nature Camp II. Crystal Cork

June 19, 2008; Indian Nations Audubon Monthly Meeting Thursday, 6:00 p.m.
Potluck Picnic (bring covered dish) - Location TBA, INAS will provide cups, plates, & eating utensils.

June 21, Sat. Tulsa Audubon Field Trip. Osage Trail/Sperry, between 106th and 116th Streets North and Cincinnati, to Bird Creek. Some driving/mostly walking tour for migrating shorebirds and nesting birds. Meet at the Tulsa Garden Center at 7:00 a.m. For more info, contact Paul & Laurie Ribitzki, 918-243-5515.

June 26, Tue. Tulsa Audubon Afternoon Outing. A short after work visit to a local birding area. Meet 6:00 p.m. at the Tulsa Garden Center. Contact John Kennington, 918-809-6325.

June 28, Sat. Tulsa Audubon Summer Potluck Picnic. Bring the family for some summertime fellowship and relaxation. Meet at 6:30 p.m. at Washington Irving Park, located in Bixby on Memorial Drive, just before crossing the River. TAS will provide beverages, cups, plates, and eating utensils. Contact John Kennington, 918-809-6325.

MAPS Bird Banding - Fort Gibson Lake
Fort Gibson Waterfowl Refuge / Wildlife Management Area
Contact Don Varner at
Varner@Intellex.com for more information
Conducted May, June, July, & August each year
Go to
MAPS Bird Banding page for more information and specific dates

July 2008

July 17, 2008; Indian Nations Audubon Monthly Meeting Thursday, 6:00 p.m.
Potluck Picnic (bring covered dish) - Location TBA, INAS will provide cups, plates, & eating utensils.

August 2008

Aug 10, Sun. Tulsa Audubon Afternoon Outing. A short visit to a local birding area. Meet 6:00 p.m. at the Tulsa Garden Center. Contact John Kennington, 918-809-6325.

August 21, 2008; Indian Nations Audubon Monthly Meeting Thursday, 6:00 p.m.
Potluck Picnic (bring covered dish) - Location TBA, INAS will provide cups, plates, & eating utensils.

 

 

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