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The May 2018 Earthstar has now been posted to our web site. Please remember that regular meetings will continue to be held in the Sterling Heights Nature Center.

21st Annual Birdathon for Wildlife Recovery Association

It’s hard to believe that this Birdathon is entering its third decade, but this year marks the 21st year that Macomb Audubon has sponsored this fun event to help the Wildlife Recovery Association (WRA). Over the years, we have collected more than $11,000. And every dollar has been put to good use! The Birdathon will be held again to coincide with the North American Migration Count on the weekend of May 11-13, 2018. Here is the important part: Your pledges of either cents-per-species or flat donations help WRA. If you pledge 10 cents a species, you would owe somewhere around $17.50. But this year, we are all pushing it even more. Also check out their facebook page, or the Macomb Audubon Birdathon Info to send your support to Joe Rogers and the WRA. The WRA is devoted to helping injured raptors, in hopes of releasing them in the wild. Also, Joe Rogers, WRA’s director, had devoted much of his life to educating in his unique, high-energy way in his ever evolving program. The WRA needs your help to keep the programs going. Please pledge either by mail or at the monthly membership meeting.

Ruth Glass has published a Spring Bird Walks schedule for 2018! Most walks are 4th Saturdays of each month from March through May, with two bonus activities in the first half of May during what should be an exciting migration. Check out the detailed schedule from Ruth, or search the Huron-Clinton Metroparks Website for more info.

The Christmas Bird Count 2017 results has now been posted to our web site. Please mark December 15, 2018 for this year's count.

A Sterling Heights Nature Center Winter 2018 Newsletter has been published which includes Owl Prowls and other Nature related activities.

Nestbox on Detroit Zoo Watertower by Barb Baldinger 2-17-2017

Chris and Barb have reported the Peregrine Falcon info for 2017 season. Check out what they have to say on the 2017 Peregrine Page!.

The Macomb Audubon Society is now on  

Macomb Audubon's newsletter The Earthstar publishes bimonthly. Issues are published in January, March, May, July, September and November. If you have anything you would like to contribute, the deadline is the 12'th of the month preceding publication. And if you have lost yours, just can't wait to read the latest issue, or just like reading it on line, follow this link to the current Earthstar in .pdf Format! Files in .pdf format require Acrobat Reader.

Next General Meeting: June 4, 2018, 7:00PM.
  Bird Walk and Ice Cream Social
at the Sterling Heights Nature Center.

Next Board Meeting: TBDTBD

(updated 5/21/18)
Field Trips
(updated 1/4/18)
Stony Creek Bird Walks
(updated 3/3/18)
(updated 6/4/17)
Birding Macomb County
(updated 2/2/13)
Peregrine Falcons
(updated 9/25/17)
(updated 4/2/13)
(updated 1/7/18)
(updated 7/21/17)
(updated 10/19/14)
The Earthstar
(updated 4/24/18)
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CBC 2017
(updated 1/27/18)
Membership Form
(updated 4/14/13)

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