Welcome

WELCOME TO THE CANTON AUDUBON SOCIETY (CAS)

MISSION STATEMENT

The Canton Audubon Society mission is to promote the enjoyment, protection, and conservation of birds, wildlife, plants and their habitat in order to maintain Earth’s biodiversity

EQUITY, DIVERSITY, AND INCLUSION

The Canton Audubon Society is dedicated to welcoming every one of all races, ethnicities, religions, nationalities, genders, sexual orientations, and abilities. To accomplish this the local organization will identify obstacles and improve opportunities for diverse audiences to pursue nature activities.

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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A pre-meeting outing to look for birds will begin at 5:30 p.m. at the rear of the Exploration Gateway, using the flat, crushed limestone trail and boardwalk behind the building. The Exploration Gateway has accessible parking, accessible restrooms, and an elevator to take guests to the trail and nearby wooden boardwalk, and to the meeting room on the lower level.

ANNUAL SCHOLARSHIP

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Ohio Audubon Chapter List and Map. Click Here

GET INVOVLED
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CAS UPCOMING EVENTS

  • January 19, 2022  7:00 PM via Zoom “Bird Flight Patterns and Music Curriculum” Explore the connection between bird flight and musical motion in this concert video performed by the New Bedford Symphony Orchestra. The video includes an interview with Xavi Bou, photographer for the Ornitographies Project, David Lentink from Stanford University’s bird flight and robotics lab, and Sam Claggett, Conservation Education Specialist from Buttonwood Park Zoo. The orchestra performs works by Haydn, Tchaikovsky, Mendelssohn, Vaughn, Williams, and more. For questions email cantonaudubonsociety@gmail.com .
  • 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

  • January 16th 12:00pm – 2:00pm – DIY Bird Feeders – Summit Metroparks/ Summit Lake Nature Center – Drop by the nature center with your family or friends to create a suet bird feeder! We will use repurposed coffee mugs to create a feast for the birds. Dress for a mess! Click here for more information
  • January 17th 1:00pm – 3:00pm – Chickadee Feeding and Campfire – Summit Metroparks/ Sieberling Nature Center – All ages: warm up by the fire while learning about Ohio’s well-adapted resident birds, then hit the trail to hand-feed chickadees and their friends. Bird seed will be provided. Click here for more information
  • January 19th 6:30pm – 7:30pm – Virtual – Winter Birds ID – Summit Metroparks/ Virtual -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! Zoom meeting ID: 485 730 2450 . Click here for more information
  • January 20th 10:30am – 11:30am – Coffee with the Birds Walk – Summit Metroparks/ Sieberling Nature Center – Join a naturalist on a short winter walk in search of birds visiting the park this month. Coffee is provided. Bring your favorite mug, binoculars, and sightings to share. Enjoy handfeeding the chickadees at the end of the program.  Click here for more information
  • January 20th 6:00pm – 7:00pm – Zoom – Winter Warriors: Owls – Stark Parks/ Virtual – The weather outside may be frightful, but they all find it delightful! Not all wildlife is avoiding Ohio’s winter wonderland. Ohio’s owl species are seldom seen during much of the year, but the silence of a winter night is often broken by the call of one of our year-round residents as they try to attract a mate. Tune in to explore the adaptations that help these winter warriors survive and even start families in below-freezing temperatures. Click here to view Presentation Click here for more information
  • January 22nd 10:00am – 11:00am – Coffee with the Birds Walk – Summit Metroparks/ Liberty Park – Join us for a leisurely morning bird walk at Liberty Park Nature Center to see which birds are out and about. We’ll also enjoy a brief fireside discussion in the outdoor shelter while sipping coffee and hot chocolate. Bring your favorite travel mug and any bird questions you may have. Additionally, during this program all are welcome to help us “train the chickadees” to eat seed right from your hand! Click here for more information 
  • January 27th 10:30am – 11:30am – Coffee with the Birds Walk – Summit Metroparks/ Sieberling Nature Center – Join a naturalist on a short winter walk in search of birds visiting the park this month. Coffee is provided. Bring your favorite mug, binoculars, and sightings to share. Enjoy handfeeding the chickadees at the end of the program. Click here for more information
  • January 29th 10:00am – 11:00am – Coffee with the Birds Walk – Summit Metroparks/ Liberty Park – Join us for a leisurely morning bird walk at Liberty Park Nature Center to see which birds are out and about. We’ll also enjoy a brief fireside discussion in the outdoor shelter while sipping coffee and hot chocolate. Bring your favorite travel mug and any bird questions you may have. Additionally, during this program all are welcome to help us “train the chickadees” to eat seed right from your hand! Click here for more information
  • January 31st 10:00am – 11:30am – Winter Bird Walkabout – Summit Metroparks/ Cuyahoga Valley – Start your birding year off with a naturalist-led hike through our most recently added and restored property: the Valley View Area. Meet at the lodge, dressed for the weather and with binoculars and bird guides ready! Hot cocoa will be available back at the lodge when we review our bird list for the day. 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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