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.

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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.


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  • January 20th – 7:00pm – State of the Dragons: The Ohio Odonata Survey – Linda Gilbert – Virtual Presentation – In 2017, a new state-wide Odonata (dragonflies and damselflies) survey was undertaken to assess the diversity andstatus of these wetland insects. The survey was funded for three years with 2019 being the last year. An update will be given on the methods, tools, new state records and the results of the survey thus far. Linda Gilbert serves on the staff of Geauga Park District in dual roles as a naturalist and field technician. Dragonflies and damselflies are her specialty, and she conducts dragonfly/damselfly surveys on several park properties. Linda is a co-author (with Larry Rosche and Judy Semroc) of Dragonflies and Damselflies of Northeast Ohio, 2nd ed. field guide and is also the northeast Ohio regional coordinator for the Ohio Odonata Survey. Linda is a professional musician and holds degrees in music from Baldwin-Wallace Conservatory of Music and Cleveland State University. Hobbies include nature photography and water-gardening.  If you wish to join in send an email to cantonaudubonsociety@gmail.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
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  • 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!


  • 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
  • January 14th 6:00pm – 6:30pm – Zoom Wildlife Program: Wildlife Wonders – Owls – Stark Parks – This is a zoom (video) program, not an in-person classroom event. Animals have incredible adaptations that help them to survive and thrive. Sometimes these adaptations can seem like super powers! Tune in to discover the super adaptations of Ohio’s owl species! Click here to view Presentation Click here for more information
  • January 16th 10:00am – 11:00am – Virtual Program : Coffee with the Birds – Summit Metroparks -Join us on Zoom to enjoy the view from the F.A. Seiberling Nature Realm wildlife window! A naturalist will share information on birds while you enjoy a hot beverage from the comfort of your own home. Zoom meeting ID: 848 1708 9785.  Click here for more information
  • January 24th 1:00pm – 2:30pm – Virtual Program – Whats that Bird – Summit Metroparks – Join a naturalist as we discover which birds are frequenting our bird feeders this winter. We will learn basic ID tips, what is the best type of seed to feed, and how to attract different birds by using different types of feeders. Zoom meeting ID: 857 6740 9870. 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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