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March General Meeting and Program

Monarch Miracles

with Duane Hovorka, Executive Director, Nebraska Wildlife Federation

7:00 p.m., Thursday,
March 9, 2017

Unitarian Church,
6300 A Street
Lincoln

Come to Wachiska's March general meeting to learn why monarch butterflies and other pollinators are in trouble and what each of us can do to make a difference!


New Meeting Location!

Our monthly general meeting has moved to a more central, much more accessible location.

Wachiska will be holding general meetings with speaker and refreshments still beginning at 7:00 p.m. at the:

Unitarian Church of Lincoln
6300 A Street

(immediately east of Pius High School)

No Stairs! Close-to-the-door parking! Lots of room to mingle!

We are trying this on a six-month trial basis. Many thanks to Union College for graciously providing meeting space for the past 25+ years.


Journey to the Nemaha Ridge

Sunday, March 26,
9: 30 a.m.

Our travels take us to several wildlife management areas near Tecumseh in search of birds that call the ridge their home!


Spring 2017 Birdseed Sale Pickup

Pick up will be Saturday and Sunday, March 4th and 5th, 12:00 noon to 2:00 p.m.

New pickup location:

3500 North 44th Street (warehouse on east side of 44th Street, between Cornhusker Hwy. and Gladstone)

Welcome to Wachiska Audubon Society

Our 44th Year of Protecting Nature 1973 - 2017

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
office@wachiskaaudubon.org

Calendar
March 2017
 
4-5 Birdseed Sale pick up, 12:00 noon to 2:00 pm both days, 3500 North 44th Street (warehouse on east side of 44th Street, between Corhusker Hwy. and Gladstone Street)
6 Education Committee, Wachiska office, 6:00 p.m.
9 General Meeting, "Monarch Miracles", by Duane Hovorka, Unitarian Church, 6300 A Street, 7:00 p.m. PROGRAM DETAILS
13 Conservation Committee, Wachiska office, 5:30 p.m.
14 Newsletter deadline, Wachiska office, 5:00 p.m.
21 Board Meeting, Wachiska office, 7:00 p.m.
(NOTE new date from now on)
22 Population/Environment Committee, Wachiska office, 7:00 p.m.
23

Legislation Committee, DaVinci's, 11th & G,
6:00 p.m.

26 Field Trip to Tecumseh to see spring birds, 9:30 a.m.

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Download the March newsletter HERE

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