Grand Traverse Audubon Club

Programs

2017 Schedule

Regular Meetings at:
Boardman River Nature Center
1450 Cass Road
(where the railroad track crosses the road 1.5 miles south of Airport Road)
7:00 p.m.

 

JANUARY 2017

7 – Field Trip: Snowshoe Hike & Winter Wildlife  Leader: Tom Ford. Meet at 9:00 a.m. at the Boardman River Nature Center.  Questions: (231) 409-9203

26 – Regular Meeting: Annual Photo Fest  Coordinator: Joe Brooks. Questions: (231) 499-1318

 

FEBRUARY

17-19 – Field Trip: Sault Ste. Marie Leaders: Leonard & Barb Graf. Make your own hotel reservations. Meet at the Plaza Motor Inn at 7:45 a.m. on Friday & Saturday. Questions: (231) 946-5120

17-20 – Great Backyard Bird Count Leader: Cindee DuBey.  Individual activity, report online.  Questions: (231)839-2758

23 – Regular Meeting: Celebrating 100 Years of the National Park Service  Presenter: Scott Tucker, Superintendent SBDNL.  Questions: (231) 499-1318

 

MARCH

23 – Regular Meeting: Birds of the Eastern Upper Peninsula  Presenter: Paul Rossi. Questions: (231) 499-1318

 

APRIL

15 – Field Trip: Dance of the Woodcock  Leaders: Leonard Graf/Ed Kaminski. Meet at 8:15 p.m. at the Boardman River Nature Center.  Questions: (231) 946-5120

27 – Regular Meeting: Birding in Costa Rica  Presenter: Cindey & Larry DuBey.  Questions: (231) 499-1318

 

MAY

9-11 – Field Trip: Magee Marsh  Leaders: John & Shirley Mesch. Watch for more details on GT Audubon website or email group as the date approaches.  Questions: (231) 946-3624

19-21 – Field Trip: Tawas Point & Tuttle Marsh  Leaders: Leonard & Barb Graf. Make your own motel or campground reservations. Meet 7:30 a.m. on Saturday & Sunday at the start of the trail in the campground.  Questions: (231) 946-5120

25 – Regular Meeting: Potluck Dinner & Birding  Leaders: All Board Members. Meet at 5:30 p.m. at the Boardman River Nature Center Pavilion. Bring your own table service and a dish to share.  Questions:  (231) 499-1318

27 – Field Trip: Boardman River Clean Sweep  Leader: John Mesch. Canoeing/kayaking & cleaning of the Boardman River in participation with other area groups. Shuttles provided. Contact John in advance for staging details: (231) 946-3624

 

SEPTEMBER

28 – Regular Meeting: Birding in Northern Florida & St Marks NWR  Presenter: Sam & Bruce Bodjack. 6 pm hors d’oeuvres potluck, 7 pm meeting. Questions: (231) 499-1318.

 

OCTOBER

21 – Annual Dinner Meeting – TBD Speaker: TBD. 6:00 p.m. at Twin Lakes Camp. Send reservations by October 14th to Ed Kaminski, Treasurer, 1498 Driftwood Dr., Traverse City, MI 49686.  Questions: (231) 932-9148

 

NOVEMBER

16 – Regular Meeting: TBD  Presenter: TBD. Questions: (231) 499-1318

 

DECEMBER

14 – Regular Meeting: Annual Photo Fest & Christmas Party  Coordinator: Joe Brooks. Anyone wishing to share photos, video, or other birding “show & tell”, contact Joe to coordinate: (231) 269-4343

(Christmas Bird Counts)

14 – Antrim County CBC  Coordinator: John Kreag.  (231) 264-8969 or cell: (231) 360-0943

16 – Traverse Area CBC  Coordinator: Ed Moehle.  (231) 947-8821

 

JANUARY 2018

6 – Field Trip: Snowshoe Hike & Winter Wildlife  Leader: Tom Ford. Meet at 9:00 a.m. at the Boardman River Nature Center.  Questions: (231) 409-9203

25 – Regular Meeting: Bird Identification Program  Presenter: TBD.  Questions: (231) 499-1318

 

 

 

 


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