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November General Meeting

Understanding and Assessing Climate Change: Implications for Nebraska

Thursday,
November 13
7:00 p.m.

Union College, Dick Auditorium

by Professor Clint Rowe, Ph.D. , UN-L Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences

Understanding and Assessing Climate Change: Implications for Nebraska documents many of the key challenges that Nebraska will face as a result of climate change. Dr. Rowe is lead author of this document just released in September.


November Field Trip

Autumn Hike at Conestoga Lake

Sunday, November 16
1:00 p.m.

Join us as we look for a variety of migrant birds at one of the Salt Valley Lakes near Lincoln.


Christmas Bird Count

This year marks the 115th annual Audubon Christmas Bird Count. Lincoln's count takes place Saturday, December 20. Participants at all birding levels are needed to count in their backyards or in the field.


 

Welcome to Wachiska Audubon Society

Our 41st Year of Protecting Nature 1973 - 2014

For over 40 years Wachiska Audubon has worked on behalf of birds, wildlife habitat preservation, responsible urban development and support of nature education for children and adults.

Wachiska Audubon Society was chartered in 1973 as a local chapter of the National Audubon Society to serve 17 counties in Southeast 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.

Wachiska Audubon is a local chapter of the National Audubon Society , serving 17 Southeast Nebraska counties. It is one of four such chapters in Nebraska, and one of more than 500 chapters nationwide.

Monthly meetings feature guest speakers and programs on a variety of nature and environmental topics. Chapter members participate in numerous field trips throughout the year. 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 Butler, Gage, Cass, Colfax, Fillmore, Gage, Johnson, Lancaster, Otoe, Pawnee, Saline, Saunders and Richardson 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

Join Wachiska Audubon Today!

Become a member of Wachiska Audubon. Simply by filling out our printable membership form.

 

Please thank The Wild Bird Habitat Store and our other 40th Anniversary sponsors.

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