|Welcome to the Canton Audubon Society!
We will be cleaning bird feeders Saturday, April 5th at The Wildlife Garden on Portage Road in North Canton. 10am-2pm.
$3 per feeder
100% of the proceeds will go to CAS.
Hope to see you!
Become a chapter supporter by becoming a member of CAS. For more information click here.
Program Meeting schedule HERE
Field Trip schedule HERE
Jan/Feb Newsletter HERE
All are welcome!
Our scholarship application deadline is getting closer! Find out more click here.
|CAS Upcoming Events
- February 14th-17th – Great Backyard Bird Count. Count the birds in your yard, neighborhood or park for at least 15 minutes and submit the data to Cornell Lab of Ornithology. Everyone is welcome, from beginners to experts. Citizen science helps document data otherwise undetected trends and helps understand widespread distribution and movements. Link
CAS with Huston-Brumbaugh Nature Center GBBC in their Bird Observator
Sun. 16th, 1:00pm – Bird Count with fellow birders. No registration required.
Mon. 17th, 9:00am - Bird Feeder Workshop. Make wooden bird feeder. Bring your own hammer, all other materials
are provided. Pre-register by the 14th. Limited to 15 participants. One per family. Ages 8+.
- Wednesday, February 19th, 7:00pm - “Members Night” - Photos, trips and other infomation shared by CAS members.
- Every Saturday and Sunday in January/February, 12:00-3:00pm - Bird in Hand at Beech Creek Botanical Garden and Nature Preserve – Feed wild chickadees and the occasion tufted titmouse from your hand. While not a Canton Audubon Society event, we do promote getting out there to enjoy the birds with kids, spouse or parents. Link
- Project FeederWatch - Now through Friday, April 4th 2014. This is a winter-long survey of birds that visit feeders at backyards, nature centers, community areas, and other locales in North America. FeederWatchers periodically count the birds they see at their feeders from November through early April and send their counts to Project FeederWatch. This data helps scientists track broadscale movements of winter bird populations and long-term trends in bird distribution and abundance. Anyone can participate. Fee is $15 (the project is supported entirely on these fees.) Link
All are welcome to all our events!
We provide a public program the third Wednesday of every month (Sep-May) at 7:00pm. Programs are at Exploration Gateway (Stark Parks’ Facility at Sippo Lake) 5712 12th Street NW, Canton 44708
|Other Local Birding Events
- Saturday, February 15th, 9:00-2:00pm – Annual Great Backyard Bird Count with TWC. Four-day event engages bird watchers of all ages. Join anytime of the day until 2pm to count species and talk with other birders. Link
- Thursday, February 19th, 9:30-11:30am – Homeschool Hoopla on Owls with Stark Parks: Learn different types of owls found in Ohio and their adaptations. Geared towards 6-8th graders. Registration is required. Link
- Thursday, February 20th, 7:00pm – Warbler Warm-Up with SMP: Focus on warblers with colorful throats and their songs. Link
- Friday, February 21st, 6:00-8:00pm – Owl Prowl with SMP: Learn about and search for evening owls. Link
- Saturday, February 22nd, 2:00-3:30pm – Winter Nature Walk with Stark Parks: Look for animals and birds through Sippo Lake wetlands. Link
SMP: Summit Metro Parks
CVNP: Cuyahoga Valley National Park
TWC: The Wilderness Center
CMP: Cleveland Metroparks
|In The News
|New Nature Conservancy Nature Preserve to be in Ottawa County. Link
Great Lakes Plagued by Tiny Plastic Beads. Link
Ohio to Establish more than 28,000 Acres of Pheasant Habitat. Link
Ohio Wildlife Council Approves Early Migratory Game Bird Hunting Seasons. Link
Five Types of Birds Your Grandchildren May Never See But Wish They Could. Link
How the Fracking Industry Avoids Paying Royalties to Landowners. Link
Puerto Rico Permanently Protects 3,000 acres of its Northeast Ecological Corridor. Link
ODNR Ends Contract That Would Threaten Columbus-Based Sawmill Wetlands. Link
Biologists Estimate Over 20 Black Bears Sighted In Northeast Ohio During 2012. Link
Leatherback Sea Turtle Could Be Extinct in 20 years. Link
Assault on Public Lands Passes House. Link
Ohio Senate Approves Legislation To Gag Doctors From Sharing Fracking Chemical Exposure. Link
Hawaii Bans Plastic Bags. Link
Ohio Earthquake Likely Caused by Fracking. Link
Western Black Rhino Declared Extinct. Link
From The Nature Conservancy “Nature’s 10 Greatest Comebacks” (hint… there’s one in Ohio!) Link
KSU Stark Pond/Wetland recognized as an official Certified Wildlife Habitat site by National Wildlife Federation. Link