Please join us! All NEK Audubon activities and events are free and open to the public. For further information about any activity, call Tom (626-9071) or email firstname.lastname@example.org) unless otherwise noted.
NEK Audubon Informational and Planning Meetings are held on the first Tuesday of each month. Join us at the Fairbanks Museum 4-5:30pm. Please call or email ahead, as meeting dates are subject to change.
Board Meeting November 12, 4pm, Fairbanks Museum -Come hear the NEK Audubon Scholarship recipients describe their experiences!
Coming soon --- Christmas Bird Count January 1, 2014
NH Audubon Ammonoosuc Chapter 2013-2014 Program Update Contact David Govatski at email@example.com
Nov 13: Counting on Birds (7 PM at the Littleton Opera House). Follow the annual Christmas Bird Count from the forests of New Hampshire to the mountains of Ecuador and the tropics of Cuba. Join Willem Lange as he meets those involved in this annual bird count, the longest running wildlife census in the world.
Nov 20: The Bald Eagle. NH Audubon conservation biologist Chris Martin presents the natural history and restoration of bald eagles in New Hampshire, including key management efforts and partnerships that have promoted their recovery. He'll explain how you can participate in ongoing monitoring efforts.
Dec 18 Errol Christmas Bird Count (CBC) - Wed
Dec 19: Pittsburg CBC - Thu
Dec 21: Crawford Notch CBC - Sat
Dec 22: Littleton CBC – Sunday
January 15, 2014: Seeking the Greatest Good: The Conservation Legacy of Gifford Pinchot. A documentary film about the America’s first forester who under President Theodore Roosevelt helped establish the National Forest System and the concept of sustainable management of natural resources. Retired USFS David Govatski will lead a discussion of the movie afterwards.
February 19, 2014: Following Atticus: 48 High-Peaks, One Little Dog, and an Extraordinary Friendship. A fascinating story by author Tom Ryan and his miniature schnauzer companion named Atticus who attempted to scale twice in the dead of winter, the 48 highest peaks in the White Mountains. Tom and Atticus will be around to sign books after the program.
Mar 19, 2014: The Ordinary Extraordinary Junco. A new documentary film from Indiana University and funded by the National Science Foundation designed to engage, entertain, and inspire audiences of all backgrounds. The feature-length film is comprised of eight chapters that highlight past and present biological research on one of the most common and abundant – yet amazing and diverse groups of songbirds in North America, the Juncos.
Apr 16, 2014: Turtles, Amphibians and Vernal Pools. Join us for a fascinating evening program and a visit to a vernal pool with Mike Jones and Liz Willey. Mike and Liz are accomplished authors, speakers, researchers and photographers. We will go outside after the indoor program on turtles and amphibians to see a vernal pool just a few steps away. Bring a flashlight and warm clothing for the outside portion.