Welcome

WELCOME TO THE CANTON AUDUBON SOCIETY (CAS)
WHAT’S TO COME

Meetings/Programs on the 3rd Wednesday of each month at the Exploration Gateway at Sippo Lake Park.

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All are welcome to all our events! They are free, educational and community-centered.

Join us for bird walks! They continue through the fall and occur just before each monthly meeting.

ANNUAL SCHOLARSHIP

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CAS UPCOMING EVENTS

  • PLEASE NOTE: ALL IN PERSON MEETINGS ARE CANCELLED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
  • December 9th – 7:00pm – Teaching and Researching Plants with Undergraduates. – Jennifer Clevinger – Virtual Presentation – Dr. Jennifer Clevinger will talk about teaching her Field Botany class during the pandemic and her research that she does with undergraduate students. Projects include a restoration of the prairie at Quail Hollow Park in Hartville and a study of seed production in invasive burning bush. Dr. Jennifer Clevinger is a Professor of Biology at Walsh University where she teaches botany, ecology, human uses of plants, and freshman biology.  She did her Ph.D. at the University of Texas at Austin where she studied the genus Silphium (rosinweed) which is a member of the sunflower family and grows in prairies throughout the Eastern United States.  She grew up in rural Ohio and now lives with her family in HartvilleIf you wish to join in send an email to cantonaudubonsociety@gmail.com
  • Audubon Christmas Bird Counts Click here for more information
  • December 17th – All Day – Canton Audubon Christmas Bird CountOrganizer Jon Cefus – Contact Canton Audubon if interested in helping @ CantonAudubonSociety@gmail.com.
  • December 18th – All Day – Wilderness Center Christmas Bird CountOrganizer Ben Morrison – Contact Ben Morrison if interested in helping @ bmorr10387@aol.com.
  • December 19th – All Day – Quail Hollow Christmas Bird CountOrganizer Ronnie Macko – Contact Ronnie Macko if interested in helping @ Ronimacko@aol.com
  • If you missed the presentation on October 14th by Aaron Wilson on Our Changing Climate and Wildlife, it can be viewed here. Click here to view Presentation
  • If you missed the presentation on September 16th by Grace Trimble on the Atwood Pollination habitat restoration, it can be viewed here. Click here to view Presentation
  • For a complete list of programs and activities. Click Here
  • All programs are held at the Exploration Gateway (Stark Parks’ Facility at Sippo Lake) 5712 12th Street NW, Canton 44708.
Monthly bird walks are held just before the meetings March – October.
Everything we do is open to the public. Please join us!

OTHER LOCAL BIRDING EVENTS

  • December 2020 through April 2021 –  Birds at Home Virtual Learning Series – Black Swamp Bird Observatory – Although the way we gather has changed, we can still come together virtually to celebrate birds, birding, and bird conservation! Join BSBO and our outstanding lineup of speakers for fun, informative, interesting, and uplifting virtual presentations and workshops – delivered to you in the comfort of your own home! Cost is free for members, $5 for non-members. Click here for membership levels  Click here for more information.
  • September 30th – Every other Wednesday – 10:00am – 11:30am – Walk with a Naturalist – Huston Brumbaugh Nature Center – Take a leisurely walk with a Nature Center staff member to enjoy and explore the Nature Center’s trails. Wear sturdy shoes. Cameras and binoculars are encouraged. *Registration required. Click here for more information
  • November 18th – December 16th (Wednesdays) 2:00pm – 3:00pm – Backyard Birdwatching – Join this online program series to learn about the birds in your backyard. From the common birds to the tricky IDs, we will learn about and learn to identify some of Ohio’s most common backyard birds, especially those attracted to bird feeders. Over five weeks, we will cover the top 10 visitors (Nov 18), other common visitors (Nov 25), woodpeckers (Dec 2), hawks (Dec 9), and tricky bird IDs (Dec 16). All sessions will include a presentation and plenty of time for questions and sharing from participants. Register for one program or the full series. *Registration is required. Invitation to the virtual program will be sent via email after registering. Registration for each program closes at 5pm the day before the program. Click here for more information
  • December 4th 7:00pm – 8:00pm – Virtual : Owls for Adults – Summit Metroparks – Join a naturalist to learn about perceptions of cultures around the world related to the wise, protective, harbingers of death: owls. ADVANCE REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED AND BEGINS 11/23: 330-865-8065. Click here for more information
  • December 5th 9:00am – 10:00am – Bird Walk – Cleveland Metroparks/ North Chagrin Reservation – A great opportunity for birders of all skill levels to enjoy the woods and wetlands around the nature center. Led by Marty Calabrese. Cancelled if raining. Extra binoculars are not available. (9 spots available) Click here for more information
  • December 8th 6:00pm – 6:30pm – Zoom Wildlife Program: Winter Wanderers – Ducks – Stark Parks – Why do we see ducks all winter? Connect with us to find out and to meet some of our resident ducks.
    Meeting ID# and password are embedded in the link below – click to access conference: Click here to view Presentation Click here for more information
  • December 17th 11:00am – 12:00pm – Virtual : Winter Bird ID – Summit Metroparks – Discover resident birds that call Ohio home all year long, and some of the migratory species that escape Canada’s cold for “balmy” Ohio. Bring questions and sightings to share! Click here for more informationJoin us on Zoom: Click here to view Presentation
  • December 17th 6:00pm – 6:30pm – Zoom Wildlife Program: Winter Wanderers – Snowy Owls – Stark Parks – Some winters in Ohio offer these exciting visitors from the Arctic Circle! Connect with us to learn about their journey and why they can be easier to see than our year-round Ohio owls. Meeting ID# and password are embedded in the link below – click to access conference: Click here to view Presentation Click here for more information
  • December 19th 10:00am – 2:00pm  – Family Fun for the Birds – Summit Metroparks/ Sieberling Nature Realm – Outdoor fun for the whole family! Learn about winter birds, make a pinecone feeder and hand-feed a chickadee. In between, warm up at the campfire. In the age of COVID-19, social distancing will be the order of the day, with four 45-minute time slots available (10 a.m., 11 a.m., 12:30 p.m., and 1:30 p.m.). Masks are required for all participants and hand sanitizer will be available. Family groups with up to six participants may sign up together for a session. Families will stay together, separate from other groups, as they take turns at each activity. Bundle up, program will be held rain or snow or shine! ADVANCE REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED AND BEGINS 12/7: 330-865-8065. Click here for more information

Stark Parks: Link

TWC: The Wilderness Center Link

HBNC: Huston Brumbaugh Nature Center Link

SMP: Summit Metro Parks Link

CVNP: Cuyahoga Valley National Park Link

CMP: Cleveland Metroparks Link

Beech Creek Gardens Link

 

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