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

www.audubondubuque.org
 

   
 


 
 

DAS Arboretum Potluck


May 21, 2020
Stream Ecology
10:00 - 10:30 AM | A Facebook Live Event

We are in this together! For a virtual, family-friendly activity on facebook, joing JDCF education and Outreach manager, Jess Carryer, for the next in our series of nature-related, educational facebook live events sponsored by Gabby's Gifts in Galena, IL. We will be practicing social distancing while conducting an ecological survey of a local stream. By liking, commenting, or sharing the video, you will be entered into a drawing for an item donated by Gabby's. Like us at Jo Daviess Conservation Foundation to join in.


May 28, 2020
Stream Ecology
10:00 - 10:30 AM | A Facebook Live Event

We are in this together! For a virtual, family-friendly activity on facebook, joing JDCF education and Outreach manager, Jess Carryer, for the next in our series of nature-related, educational facebook live events sponsored by Gabby's Gifts in Galena, IL. We will be practicing social distancing while learning about oak savanna habitat from a surprise guest speaker. By liking, commenting, or sharing the video, you will be entered into a drawing for an item donated by Gabby's. Like us at Jo Daviess Conservation Foundation to join in.


June 6, 2020
Birding 101
9:00 AM - 12:00 NOON | A Virtual Lesson

On jdcf.org, join a team of expert birders for instructional tours of the Valley of Eden Bird Sanctuary. We sould warn you that after watching hte video, you might never look out of a windo the same.


June 20, 2020
Experience Horseshoe Mound, A Walking Tour
1679 N Blackjack Rd | Galena, IL
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Have you ever wondered what a guided tour of Hourseshoe Mound Preserve would be like? Well, wonder no more Because we have brought back our populare walking tours with JDCF Education and Outreach Manager, Jess Hepker. Participants will get the inside scoop on geologic features that can be seen from the top of the mound and tour the many points of interest found at the preserve. You will also have a chance to see and ask questions about the restoration work being done on the western slope of the mound that is visible from Highway 20. The walk will take place along mowed trails over rolling terrain. We will meet in the parking lot at the top of the lane, A suggested donation of $10/person for non-members of JDCF is welcome to help with costs of maintaining the preserve. We thank the Apple River State Bank/First Community Bank of Galena for sponsoring this event.


July 8, 2020
iNatuarlist Workshop
12:00 - 2:00 PM OR
5:30 - 7:30 PM

JDCF is holding a workshop on how to use the popular nature app, iNaturalist. Jess Hepker, JDCF's Outreach and Education Manager, will walk through the basics of INat an dshow everyone how to make observations with it. By using the iNat app, you can create research quality data for scientists aroudn the world to use. This online community can also help you identify and understand the environment around you. After the indoor session, we will head outside to the Schurmeier Teaching Forest, south of town, where we will practice using hte app. $10/person for non-member. Limited seated available. RSVP your session preference to educator@jdcf.org.


July 11, 2020
Butterfly Count
E.B. Lyons Interpretive Center | 8991 Bellevue Hts OR
Swiss Valley Nature Center | 13606 Swiss Valley Rd | Peosta, IA
10:00 AM

This is great family fun. Join Audubon for a fun hike filled with excitement!


July 18, 2020
Experience Horseshoe Mound, A Walking Tour
1679 N Blackjack Rd | Galena, IL
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Have you ever wondered what a guided tour of Hourseshoe Mound Preserve would be like? Well, wonder no more Because we have brought back our populare walking tours with JDCF Education and Outreach Manager, Jess Hepker. Participants will get the inside scoop on geologic features that can be seen from the top of the mound and tour the many points of interest found at the preserve. You will also have a chance to see and ask questions about the restoration work being done on the western slope of the mound that is visible from Highway 20. The walk will take place along mowed trails over rolling terrain. We will meet in the parking lot at the top of the lane, A suggested donation of $10/person for non-members of JDCF is welcome to help with costs of maintaining the preserve. We thank the Apple River State Bank/First Community Bank of Galena for sponsoring this event.


August, 2020
Dubuque Audubon Program
E.B. Lyons Nature Center | 8991 Bellevue Heights Rd | Dubuque, IA
5:00 PM | Dubuque Audubon Society Board Meeting
6:00 PM | Program:

More to come.