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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Recently Canton Audubon Society lost a true leader to its members, Alan Dolan. Members  contributed to a tribute newsletter to honor his memory.

Click here to view the tribute newsletter

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
  • March 17th – 7:00pm – Walborn Eagles – Bob Berrodin and Bonnie Tewanger – Virtual Presentation – 2021 will hopefully mark the 16th year of eaglets hatching in a nest located in a tall pine tree at Walborn Reservoir. The nest is located along the shoreline off Marlboro Ave. with an observation platform within a few hundred yards away.  Volunteer Eagle Watchers for Stark Parks, Bob Berrodin and Bonnie Tewanger, will share the history of the nest, the different eagles who have raised over 25 eaglets there, and the latest updates for the 2021 season.
  • April 21st – 7:00pm – “Monty and Rose” – Bob Dolgan – Virtual Presentation – They’ll capture your imagination…and your heart “Monty and Rose” tells the story of a pair of endangered Piping Plovers attempting to nest on a busy beach in Chicago. The short, independent documentary chronicles these special birds and an unpredictable series of events including a proposed music festival that propelled them to national headlines. Monty and Rose became the first piping plovers to nest within the city limits of Chicago since 1955. Filmmaker Bob Dolgan began work on the film soon after the plovers arrived in Chicago in the summer of 2019. The film made its debut at the historic Music Box Theatre on November 18, 2019, a date declared Illinois Piping Plover Day by Gov. J.B. Pritzker. Chicago’s PBS station, WTTW Channel 11, broadcast “Monty and Rose” on May 2, 2020.
  • 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.
  • March 7th 1:00pm – 2:00pm – On Your Own Adventure: Bald Eagles – Stark Parks/ Walborn Reservoir Eagle Observation Area – Swing by the eagle observation deck located at 13600 Marlboro Ave. NE, in Alliance to catch a glimpse of the Stark Parks eagles and their nest. Learn about the history of bald eagles and their recovery to the ecosystem. A volunteer will be on hand to answer and assist with spotting the eagles. Bring a chair, blanket, scope and any other personal items you may need. Click here for more information
  • March 10th 10:00am – 11:00am – Walk with a Naturalist – Huston Brumbaugh Nature Center – A guided walk checking the sugarbush and listening for sounds of spring. Wear sturdy shoes. Cameras and binoculars are encouraged. *Registration is required. Click here for more information
  • March 15th 6:00am – 11:00pm – Self Guided Birding Walk – Summit Metroparks/ Nimisila Reservoir Lot C4 – Take part in a self-guided hike to learn about some of the birds you might spot while visiting Nimisila Reservoir. Experience this program from March 15 through March 21. Click here for more information
  • March 15th 8:00am – 10:00am – Buzzard Day Drop In – Cleveland Metroparks/ Hinkley Reservation – Traditionally on March 15th, visitors go to the Buzzard Roost to look for turkey vultures. Believed to be a sign of spring, what time will we see the first turkey vulture? Join the Official Buzzard Spotter, Natalie Schroder, and keep your eye to the sky. Click here for more information
  • March 19th 7:00pm – 8:00pm – Search for Snipes – Summit Metroparks/ Wood Hollow Park – Did you know snipes are real animals? No Fooling! Join a naturalist for a short presentation in the shelter, then take a hike to search for this elusive creature along with other strange and secretive nighttime animals. Participants must wear a mask and be prepared to maintain social distance from others. ADVANCE REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED AND BEGINS 3/13: 330-865-8065. Click here for more information
  • March 21st 10:00am – 12:00pm – Buzzard Sunday Drop In – Cleveland Metroparks/ Hinkley Reservation – Although there is no official event this year, Naturalist Foster Brown will be at Buzzard’s Roost to point out turkey vultures, share their amazing behaviors, and explain the Great Hinckley Hunt story. Drop by with questions and an eye towards the sky Click here for more information
  • March 24th 11:00am – 12:00pm – Virtual: Coffee with the Birds – Summit Metroparks – Do you miss visiting the birds at the Nature Realm bird window? Let us help you visit the window virtually! A naturalist will identify birds that show up to enjoy some seed and will share some interesting tidbits about the feathered friends we see. Zoom meeting ID: 833 5734 7011 Click here for more information
  • March 27th 9:00am – 11:00am – Waterfowl Watch – Summit Metroparks/ Tinkers Creek – Spring is a great time to view ducks, geese, sand hill cranes and other migratory birds. New and experienced birdwatchers can join a naturalist for a chance to view these birds during spring migration. We will begin at the Tinkers Creek State Park Area and then caravan to Tinkers Creek Nature Preserve. Bring binoculars or a spotting scope. Participants must wear a mask and be prepared to maintain social distance from others. ADVANCE REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED AND BEGINS 3/19: 330-865-8065. Click here for more information
  • March 28th 9:00am  – 10:00am – Waterbird Watch – Cleveland Metropark/ Lakefront Reservation – Join Naturalist Jen Brumfield in search of ducks, geese, swans, gulls and more. Even though it’s still cold, migration is beginning! Meet by the fishing pier. Bring binoculars if you have them. QUESTIONS/CANCELLATIONS – please email rockyrivernc@clevelandmetroparks.com Click here for more information
  • March 31st 6:00pm – 7:00pm – Virtual: Summit Lake Waterfowl  – Summit Metroparks – Join us online to learn about some of the birds that call Summit Lake home. Certain birds live there year-round while others make a pit stop along a migratory journey. We will discuss birding tips and will share good birding spots along the Loop Trail and Towpath Trail. Zoom Meeting ID: 893 3483 1187 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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