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Implications of Climate Change for Nebraska

Thursday,
February 11

7:00 p.m.
Union College Dick Auditorium

by Kim Morrow, Climate Change Resource Specialist, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Many people are aware of the constant stream of news articles about the dangers of climate change around the world — but what about right here in Nebraska? How will climate change affect our agriculture sector, our health, our people, our economy?


Peregrine Falcon Nest/State Capitol Tour

Come along with Wachiska Audubon for a free tour of the Nebraska State Capitol Building on Sunday, February 21, at 1:00 p.m. Meet us at the north door for a one-hour tour which will include viewing the peregrine falcon nest from the 14th floor. Wachiska Board member Roxanne Smith is a long-time tour guide at this fascinating venue and will show and tell us about numerous features specifically dealing with birds and nature in our state.


February Field Trip

Spring on the Wing

Sunday, January 28
10:00 a.m.

We'll spend a day cruising the Squaw Creek National Wildlife Refuge near Mound City, Missouri. We hope to see masses of snow geese and other migrating waterfowl.


Spring Birdseed Sale

Birdseed orders can be made on-line via our PayPal Web Store

Or by printing and mailing the order form with your payment.

Order deadline,
February 12.

Pickup weekend
February 27-28
12:00 Noon to 2:00 p.m.

Northwest corner of 14th and Arapahoe streets.

Welcome to Wachiska Audubon Society

Our 43nd Year of Protecting Nature 1973 - 2016

Wachiska Audubon Society was chartered in 1973 as a local chapter of the National Audubon Society to serve 17 counties in Southeast Nebraska. It is one of four such chapters in Nebraska. Dr. Walter Bagley and Betsy Finch founded the local chapter, which began with about a dozen interested folks.

It was thought that Wachiska was an Omaha Indian word meaning land of many streams at a time when Nebraska was considered to have more miles of waterways than any of the contiguous states.

The Mission of the Wachiska Audubon Society is to preserve and restore native grasslands and other natural ecosystems, promote birding, support native wildlife, provide educational opportunities and advocate on behalf of our natural environment and sustainability, especially in Southeastern Nebraska.

Monthly meetings feature guest speakers and programs on a variety of nature and environmental topics. Numerous field trips and special events such as the annual Christmas Bird Count, Birdathon and Backyard Habitat Tour highlight the program year and draw thousands of people from the community.

Wachiska Audubon provides volunteer and monetary support to local nature centers and sanctuaries such as Spring Creek Prairie Audubon Center and Pioneers Park Nature Center.

Our chapter takes pride in its role of preserving several tallgrass prairie remnants located in 13 counties in Southeast Nebraska.

Please follow the navigation bar above to learn more about our chapter!

Wachiska Audubon Society
4547 Calvert St. Ste 10
Lincoln, NE 68506-5643
(402) 486-4846
office@wachiskaaudubon.org

Calendar
February
 
1 Education Committee, Wachiska office, 6:00 p.m.
2 Board Meeting, Wachiska office, 7:00 p.m.
10 Newsletter deadline, Wachiska office, 5:00 p.m.
11 General Meeting, "Implacations of Climate Change for Nebraska." by Kim Morrow, Union College, 7:00 p.m.
12 Deadlne for ordering birdseed — orders and payment must be postmarked by today!!
15 Conservation Committee, Wachiska Office, 5:30 p.m.
21 Tour of State Capitol to see peregrine nest, 1:00 p.m.
25 Legislation Committee, DaVinci's, 11th & G St, 6:00 p.m.
27-28
27-28 Spring Birdseed Sale, 12:00 noon to 2:00 p.m. both days
28 Field Trip to Squaw Creek NWR 10:00 a.m.

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