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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GET INVOVLED
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CAS UPCOMING EVENTS

  • Sunday April 22nd 7:00am – Earth Day Bird Walk led by Alan Dolan – Jackson Bog Nature Preserve

    Sunday April 22nd 5:30pm – Earth Day Nature Walk led by Alan Dolan – Jackson Bog Nature Preserve

    Saturday/Sunday April 28-29 – 8:00am – 4:00pm – Bioblitz: City Nature Challenge – Huston Brumbaugh Nature Center – A bioblitz is an intense period of biological surveying in an attempt to record all the living species within a designated area. Help us bioblitz the Nature Center and contribute sightings to the 2018 City Nature Challenge. Scheduled and self-guided activities with instruction will be available during the day. Full details available as the date approaches. No registration required.

    Wednesday May 16th 5:30pm – CAS Bird Walk before the Regular meeting. at the south facing balcony of the Exploration Gateway.

    Wednesday May 16th 7:00pm -Regular Meeting – “Estimating the Impact of House Sparrow on Eastern Bluebird Reproduction Success Across an Urban Gradient”, presented by Stacy Pavlik. Stacy will discuss this study, which was the subject of her thesis, and how it determined good habitat for eastern bluebird reproductive success related to house sparrow population and different building structures. Stacy teaches Biology and Zoology at Austintown Fitch High School. Education was her third degree, also having a Bachelor’s in Forensic Science and a Master’s in Biology. She did her thesis work at Youngstown State. She is recently married (September) to her best friend. They have a 3-year old son, Vincent, and she loves to hunt, fish, camp, teach, and enjoy nature!

     

    For a complete list of this years Programs/Actvities

    Audubon Field Trips – Click here 

    Audubon Programs – Click here 

We provide a public program the third Wednesday of every month (Sep-May) at 7:00pm.  Programs are at 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

  • April 15th – May 20th 7:30am – 10:30am – Cleveland Metroparks – Watch as migrating spring birds return or travel through to their summer breeding grounds during the 85th Annual Series of Spring Bird Walks. Walks are led by experienced birders and will be held on Sundays, April 15 through May 20, 2018 at 7:30 AM – 10:30 AM. Click here for more information and locations
  • April 22nd 9:00am – 10:30am – Spring Bird Walk – Summit Metroparks/ Liberty Park – New and experienced birdwatchers can join a naturalist for this bird walk in Liberty Park. Binoculars are recommended. Click here for more information
  • April 22nd 9:30am – 11:30am – Migration Survey – Cleveland Metroparks/ Edgewater Park – Join Naturalist Jen Brumfield to seek some of the first spring migrant birds as they arrive on the Cleveland lakefront, destined for Canadian nesting grounds. Meet by the fishing pier. Click here for more information
  • April 22nd 10:30am – 12:00pm – Birds of Euclid Creek – Cleveland Metroparks/ Euclid Creek Reservation – Join a naturalist as we search for birds along the floodplains of Euclid Creek. Bring binoculars, some available to borrow. Click here for more information
  • Apirl 24th 3:00pm – 4:30pm – Afternoon Bird Walk – Summit Metroparks/ Tallmadge Meadows – All birders, new and experienced, hike the meadow with Naturalist Becca Zak in search of spring migrants. Learn identification techniques by sight and sound. Binoculars recommended. Click here for more information
  • April 28th 8:00am – 10:00am – Returning Songbirds – Cuyahoga Valley National Park/ Station Road Trailhead – Volunteer Naturalist Dwight Chasar leads a birding expedition along Towpath Trail in search of early migrants. Keep an eye out for eaglets. Wheel chair accessible. Click here for more information
  • April 28th 8:00am – 10:00am – Beginners Birding – Cleveland Metroparks/ Big Creek Reservation – Are you intimidated by the many species of birds that you can see right here in Cleveland Metroparks? Don’t be! Join Naturalist Matt as together we discover some tricks to ID our common local and visiting birds. Click here for more information
  • April 29th 8:30am – 11:00am – Spring Bird Walk – Summit Metroparks/ Goodyear Heights – New and experienced birdwatchers can join a naturalist for a bird walk around Alder Pond. Binoculars are recommended. Click here for more information
  • April 29th 9:00am – 5:00pm – City Nature Challenge BioBlitz – Stark Parks/ Quail Hollow Park – Become a scientist for the day and explore Quail Hollow Park searching for animals and plants.  Join naturalists and local scientists for guided hikes or strike out on your own, making observations and sharing them on iNaturalist, a free app.   Stop by the Nature Center to visit the animals and enjoy hands on activities. Click here for more information
  • April 29th 1:00pm – 3:00pm – Heron Watch – Summit Metroparks/ Bath Road Heronry – Join a naturalist to observe the nesting behaviors of one of Ohio’s largest birds, the great blue heron, through our binoculars and spotting scopes. Meet at the Bath Road Heronry on Bath Road, between Riverview and Akron-Peninsula roads in Akron. Click here for more information
  • April 29th 3:00pm – 4:00pm – Birds, Wildflowers and More – Cleveland Metroparks/ Rocky River Reservation – Join Naturalist Jen Brumfield for a bio blitz seeking migrant birds, stunning wildflowers, ferns, salamanders and more on a loop around West Channel Pond. Click here for more information
  • April 29th 8:00pm – 10:00pm – In Search of the Elusive Woodcock – Summit Metroparks/ Pheasant Run -Join Naturalist Joe Malmisur to look for woodcocks as they “dance” in the twilight. See how Summit Metro Parks has managed several acres of woodcock habitat in order to enhance the chances of seeing these interesting but elusive birds. Click here for more information
  • May 2nd 8:00am – 10:00am – Spring Bird Walk – Summit Metroparks/ Firestone Metro Park – New and experienced birdwatchers can join a naturalist for this bird walk. Binoculars are recommended. Click here for more information
  • May 5th 8:00am – 12:00pm – Bird Banding with Al Eibel – Huston Brumbaugh Nature Center – See live, wild songbirds in the hand and learn why bird banding is an important tool for bird and wildlife conservation. Drop in any time between 8 a.m. and Noon. Meet Al outside on the east side of the Visitors Center. Banding sessions are canceled in the event of rain. Click here for more information
  • May 5th 9:00am – 10:30am – 100 years of Migratory Birds – Cleveland Metroparks/ Wendy Park – Celebrate the centennial year of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act with history and a hike at Wendy Park! We’ll start with a chat about the impact of this important treaty, then take a stroll in search of feathered friends. Click here for more information
  • May 5th 10:00am – 2:00pm – Blue Heron Homecoming – Summit Metroparks/ Bath Road Heronry – Join Summit Metro Parks naturalists to observe herons and their young through our binoculars and spotting scopes. Click here for more information
  • May 6th 9:00am – 11:00am – Beginner Birding: Migration – Summit Metroparks/ Deep Lock Quarry – Vireos, warblers, flycatchers, kinglets … Overwhelmed yet? Beginners, have no fear! Learn the basics of identification with Naturalist Becca Zak and advanced volunteer birders, then stroll to catch a glimpse of spring migrants. Binoculars and field guides are recommended. Some will be provided.  Click here for more information
  • May 6th 9:30am – 11:00am – Urban Birding Blitz – Cleveland Metroparks/ Wendy Park – Join Naturalist Jen Brumfield to celebrate 100 years of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act by looking for migrant songbirds at Wendy Park. Meet in the main parking lot just east of the marina. Click here for more information
  • May 6th 2:00pm – 3:00pm – Sunday at the Feeders – Cleveland Metroparks/ Canalway Center – Stop in to the CanalWay Center to see what spring migrators are visiting the bird feeders. We’ll learn about some of the species making their way north and enjoy some lemonade as we bird watch. 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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