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  Dubuque Audubon Society
P.O. Box 3174
Dubuque, IA 52004-3174



DAS Arboretum Potluck

May 10, 2018
Dubuque Audubon Program
EB Lyons Interpretive Center | 8991 Bellevue Hts | Dubuque, IA
5:00 PM | Dubuque Audubon Society Board Meeting
6:00 PM | Program: Sandhills, Whoopers, and Whatever happened to Kevin?

Join Anna Lacy from the International Crane Foundation in Baraboo Wisconsin. Anna will talk about Sandhill Cranes, Whooping Cranes and whatever happened to Kevin, the juvenile whooping crane who tooke up residence in Dubuque for a week or so a few years back.

May 12, 2018
Spring Bird Count
Eagle Point Park | 2601 Shiras Ave | Dubuque, IA
8:00 AM | Meet Near the tennis cours at the North Entrance to the park.
10:00 AM | to John Deere Marsh. Join us for part or all day.
5:00 PM | Meet at Swiss Valley Park Green Ash Pavillion

Eagle Point park is great for beginning bird watchers. Experienced bird watchers will help with locating and identifying resident and migrating birds. Bring binoculars/bird book if you have them, and dress for the weather. At the end of the day we will meet at Swiss Valley Park. Look for the signs for the Pavilion to tabulate the results and share experiences. Audubon will provide the brats and hot dogs. Bring your own table service, beverage, and a dish to pass. In case of bad weather, we will move to the Swiss Valley Nature Center.

May 26, 2018
In the Field Birding Class
9:00 - 11:00 AM | Swiss Valley Nature Center | 13606 Swiss Valley Rd | Peosta IA

Join DAS for this class will be an extension on the previous class wih the majority of our time in the field using the skills we've learned thus far. We will also be goin gmore in-depth on field markings and identification by bird calls.

June 2, 2018
Valley of Eden Field Trip
19:00 AM | Stockton IL

Join us for a field trip to Valley of Eden Bird Sanctuary in Stockton, IL. Bring birding supplies and dress for the weather to enjoy the birds nesting in the grassland habitat, among others. On Hwy 20 E. pass through Elizabeth, IL. Turn right onto S. Derinda Road. Take an immediate left onto E. Bertel Rd. Go a few miles, then make a left urn on E. Rush Creek Rd. Look for Jo Daviess Conservation Foundation Signs.

June 9, 2018
The Birdlist Birding Class
9:00 - 11:00 AM | Swiss Valley Nature Center | 13606 Swiss Valley Rd | Peosta IA

Every good birder has the list. We will show different resources you can use to keep a record of birds you've seen, apps that work well for identification, and the eBird website. Each participant will receive a comprehensive list of birds found in Dubuque County to get started. We will then venture outside to see how many we can check off this list!

June 14, 2018
Dubuque Audubon Potluck
5:30 PM | Dubuque Arboretum | 300 Arboreturm Dr. | Peosta IA

CJoin the members for good food and company. Bring table service, beverage, and a dish to share.