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Wachiska Fall Birdseed Sale and Garage Sale

We are combining the Wachiska's Fall Birdseed Sale with a garage sale FRIDAY and SATURDAY, September 23 and 24! at the same time and location. Thanks to Elizabeth and Daniel Nelson for providing their commercial building as our venue.

We need your STUFF!!

Please take a few minutes and walk around your garage, basement, kitchen and see if you can come up with items that other people need or would find useful. Then call Elizabeth Nelson at 402-770-3485 to arrange a time when you can either take your stuff to her house or to their garages where we are having the sale.

The location is 14th and Arapahoe Streets in SW Lincoln.

October General Meeting

The Changeable Weather of Nebraska

Thursday, October 13
Union College, Lincoln

by Cathy Zapotocny, Meteorologist, National Weather Service Omaha/Valley, NE

Wachiska’s October general meeting program will highlight what the National Weather Service does, recent weather events, what is the difference between weather and climate, and what to expect this coming winter.

October Field Trip

Autumn Tour of Prairie Pines Arboretum with Sue Kohles

by John Carlini, Field Trip Chair

Sunday, October 16, we'll tour the 145 -acre Prairie Pines Arboretum northeast of Lincoln. Meet at 2:00 p.m. by the State Capito across from the governor's mansion to caravan or carpool to North 112th and Adams Streets or join the group around 2:30 p.m. at the arboretum.

Welcome to Wachiska Audubon Society

Our 43rd Year of Protecting Nature 1973 - 2016

Wachiska Audubon Society was chartered in 1973 as a local chapter of the National Audubon Society to serve 17 counties in Southeast Nebraska. It is one of four such chapters in Nebraska. Dr. Walter Bagley and Betsy Finch founded the local chapter, which began with about a dozen interested folks.

It was thought that Wachiska was an Omaha Indian word meaning land of many streams at a time when Nebraska was considered to have more miles of waterways than any of the contiguous states.

The Mission of the Wachiska Audubon Society is to preserve and restore native grasslands and other natural ecosystems, promote birding, support native wildlife, provide educational opportunities and advocate on behalf of our natural environment and sustainability, especially in Southeastern Nebraska.

Monthly meetings feature guest speakers and programs on a variety of nature and environmental topics. Numerous field trips and special events such as the annual Christmas Bird Count, Birdathon and Backyard Habitat Tour highlight the program year and draw thousands of people from the community.

Wachiska Audubon provides volunteer and monetary support to local nature centers and sanctuaries such as Spring Creek Prairie Audubon Center and Pioneers Park Nature Center.

Our chapter takes pride in its role of preserving several tallgrass prairie remnants located in 13 counties in Southeast Nebraska.

Please follow the navigation bar above to learn more about our chapter!

Wachiska Audubon Society
4547 Calvert St. Ste 10
Lincoln, NE 68506-5643
(402) 486-4846

5 Labor Day field trip to Conestoga Lake SRA,
10:30 a.m.
6 Board Meeting, Wachiska office, 7:00 p.m.
8 Deadline for ordering birdseed - orders and payment must be postmarked by TODAY
8 General Meeting, "Wet Feathers! A Nebraska River Roundup," by Duane Hovorka, Union College
15 Newsletter Deadline, Wachiska office, 5:30 p.m.

Conservation Committee, Wachiska office,
5:30 p.m.

22 Legislation Committee, DaVinci's, 11th & G,
6:00 p.m.
23/24 Combined Birdseed Sale/Garage Sale, 9:00 a.m to 4:00 p.m., NW corner of 14th & Arapahoe Streets
  NO Education Committee meeting this month due to holiday

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