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Member of
Brown County Conservation Alliance
and
Wisconsin Audubon Council

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2019 Calendar

January

Thursday, January 17, 7:00 pm. "Glass Collisions: How to Prevent a Billion Bird Deathby Dr. Bryan Lenz, American Bird Conservancy, event hosted by the Bay Area Bird Club. Bryan will discuss bird-related window collisions and teach us how he influenced the building of the Milwaukee Bucks' new bird-friendly arena, Fiserv Forum. Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary, Nature Center-Estuary Room (downstairs), 1660 East Shore Drive, Green Bay. Free and open to the public.

February

Thursday, February 21, 7:00 pm. "Wetlands, Wild Oats & Waterfowl: Restoring Wild Rice on the Green Bay West Shoreby Amy Carrozzino-Lyon and Jade Arneson, University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, event hosted by NEW Audubon. Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary, Nature Center-Estuary Room (downstairs), 1660 East Shore Drive, Green Bay. Free and open to the public.

March

Thursday, March 21, 7:00 pm. "Flycatchers and Other Birds that Love Insects - What's Happening?by Paul Schilke, PhD Candidate, University of Wisconsin-Madison, event hosted by the Bay Area Bird Club. Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary, Nature Center-Estuary Room (downstairs), 1660 East Shore Drive, Green Bay. Free and open to the public.

April

Wednesday, April 3, 1:00-2:00 pm. "Take Flight: Discover Birdwatching in Brown Countyby Amy Carrozzino-Lyon and Erin Giese, University of Wisconsin-Green Bay and NEW Audubon. Brown County Central Library. Free and open to the public. More details found here.

April 5-7. The final year of the Wisconsin Breeding Bird Atlas II kicks off at the Holiday Inn Conference Center in Stevens Point. Birders and atlasers of all skill levels are encouraged to attend. Meeting highlights will include socializing with atlas experts, guest speaker Ian Davies from Cornell University, results from the first four years, training for beginner and advanced atlasers, field trips, and birds and beers at Central Waters brewery! Register and learn more: https://wsobirds.org/atlas-2019-kickoff.

Thursday, April 11, 6:00-9:30 pm. "Nocturnal Atlasing Field Trip in the Oconto Falls South-CE Priority Block" by Erin Giese. Event hosted by NEW Audubon. Help us document breeding behavior of American Woodcock and owls in southern Oconto County, just 30 minutes north of Green Bay, for the Wisconsin Breeding Bird Atlas II Project in its fifth and final year. Free and open to the public. More details on where to meet and what we will be doing here! Rain date Friday, April 12th.

Thursday, April 25, 5:30 pm. Northeastern Wisconsin Audubon Society BanquetTownline Pub & Grill, 2544 Lineville Road, Suamico, WI. $25/person or $15/student. More details and registration found hereWe are pleased to welcome Frank Ujazdowski, Erin Giese, and Janet Wissink as the guest speakers of our banquet. Co-founders of Project SOAR: Snowy Owl Airport Rescue, Frank, Erin, and Janet will share their story about this new regional effort to protect Snowy Owls from conflict at area airports. Founded in January 2018, the mission of Project SOAR is to rescue and relocate overwintering Snowy Owls and other raptors from airports where they pose as hazards. Frank, the Lead Project Volunteer Falconer, will demonstrate the techniques for the safe capture and relocation of these birds. Janet is President of Winnebago Audubon and initially got this effort started with Frank. Erin is President of NEW Audubon and the Senior Research Specialist at the UW-Green Bay Cofrin Center for Biodiversity. Please join us for this special presentation! Schedule: Social Hour (cash bar, silent auction open) at 5:30 pm, Dinner at 6:00 pm, Business Meeting and NEW Audubon Board Elections at 6:45 pm, Program at 7:15 pm, and Silent Auction Closes/Results 8:15 pm. Please RSVP by April 17th here. For more information about the banquet, please email us at birders@NeWiAudubon.org.

May

Thursday, May 9, 6:30-10:00 pm. "Nocturnal Atlasing Field Trip in the Oconto Falls South-CE Priority Blockby Erin Giese. Event hosted by NEW Audubon. Help us document breeding behavior of American Woodcock, Wilson's Snipe, and owls in southern Oconto County, just 30 minutes north of Green Bay, for the Wisconsin Breeding Bird Atlas II Project in its fifth and final year. Free and open to the public. More details on where to meet and what we will be doing here! Rain date Wednesday, May 8th.

Friday, May 10, 4:00 pm through Saturday, May 11, 4:00 pmBig Bay Birdathon. Participate in Bird City Green Bay's 8th Annual Birdathon! A birdathon is a 24-hour competition where teams of 2-4 people compete against each other to try and find as many wild species of bird as possible. Birds can be found anywhere in the state during the time frame. Teams will then get together on Saturday evening to submit their lists, claim prizes, and share stories. Registration is $20/person. All proceeds stay local to help with conservation projects in the community! For rules, registration, or more information, please contact Adam Sinkula at adam0227@msn.com or 920-255-3818. Details here.

Saturday, May 11. Spring's Wings Migratory Bird Festival. There are many activities for people of all ages: Bird house/feeder building, wild songbird banding demonstration (UW-Green Bay), birds of prey programs, birding hikes, and many booths featuring Green Bay Duck Hunters, NEW Audubon, Bird City, etc. Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary, 1660 East Shore Drive, Green Bay. Free and open to the public.

Saturday, May 11, 7:00-9:30 am. "Spring Bird Walk at UW-Green Bay Cofrin Arboretumby NEW Audubon. During this year’s Give Big Green Bay campaign, NEW Audubon provided financial support for the UW-Green Bay Cofrin Memorial Arboretum, which will help support trail maintenance, signage, and reconstruction of stream crossings. Because we want to connect our members with the projects and places that your membership dollars support, NEW Audubon board member Kari Hagenow will be leading a spring bird walk on the trails of the Arboretum! This 2.5-hour walk may cover up to two miles on relatively flat trails. Please bring along binoculars and wear sturdy shoes. We will meet at 7:00 AM at 2479 Nicolet Drive (Communiversity Park). No RSVP is required, but in case of inclement weather, please check our Facebook page for updates.

June

Event details coming soon!

July 

Saturday, July 20, 6:30-10:30 am. "Morning Atlasing Field Trip in the Oconto Falls South-CE Priority Block" by Erin Giese. Event hosted by NEW Audubon. Help us document breeding behavior of warblers, vireos, thrushes, flycatchers, woodpeckers, and more in southern Oconto County, just 30 minutes north of Green Bay, for the Wisconsin Breeding Bird Atlas II Project in its fifth and final year. Free and open to the public. More details on where to meet and what we will be doing here! Rain date Sunday, July 21st.

July 26-28. 2019 National Audubon Convention in Milwaukee, Wisconsin! The convention is designed to bring together Audubon’s vast network of leaders and volunteers from across all four flyways. This can’t-miss event will feature an array of inspiring speakers, workshops, exciting field trips, and the camaraderie and networking opportunities that only the Audubon Convention can provide. More details on the convention found hereNEW Audubon has set aside funding to cover up to half of the convention registration for a select number of members. If you are not a member, you may join or renew your membership online on our website. To apply for one of our scholarships, please complete the application form, which is available online at https://goo.gl/forms/cfD0TQIaZAwRcGya2. The link to the application is also posted on our website and Facebook page. Completed scholarship applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. We hope that you consider attending this exciting convention that is happening so close to home!

August

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September 

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October

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November

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December

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