Jackson Audubon Society

 The Audubon Society of Jackson County, Michigan

Events

Upcoming events

    • Tuesday, August 15, 2017
    • Pointe Mouillee State Game Area, Rockwood

    Shorebirds!

    Join Don and Robyn Henise for a full day of shorebird exploring at Pt. Mouillee.  The dates are:
    Tuesday, August 15th
    Saturday, August 26th.  

    Each field trip will be limited to 10 people and we will need 2 volunteers to help with the driving on each date.  

    To sign up or for more details, contact:
    Robyn at 517-817-0309.  
    The trips go rain or shine.

    • Saturday, August 26, 2017
    • Pointe Mouillee State Game Area, Rockwood

    Shorebirds!

    Join Don and Robyn Henise for a full day of shorebird exploring at Pt. Mouillee.  The dates are:
    Tuesday, August 15th
    Saturday, August 26th.  

    Each field trip will be limited to 10 people and we will need 2 volunteers to help with the driving on each date.  

    To sign up or for more details, contact:
    Robyn at 517-817-0309.  
    The trips go rain or shine.

    • Tuesday, September 12, 2017
    • Lake Erie Metropark, Rockwood

    Join JAS for a trip down to Erie Metropark to watch migrating Hawks.  We will leave from the Commuter lot on I94 and Mt. Hope Rd. at 8 AM.  We expect to return by about 5 PM. Bring a lunch, water, snacks, sunsceen and a chair.  The location is the boat dock.  Picnic tables in sun and shaded areas are available. Restrooms (flush porcelain) are within 200 feet.

    Contact Steve Jerant at jacksonaudubon@gmail.com if you are interested in attending. We will need drivers for carpool.

    This will be in the Lake Erie Metropark.  Parking pass ($10) will be required for vehicle entry.  Park info available on their website.

    Information on migrations available for the Hawkwatch website.

    • Saturday, September 30, 2017
    • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Haehnle Sanctuary
    Fall Workbee at Phyllis Haehnle Memorial Sanctuary, 9:00 – 12:00 a.m. Meet at the Wing Overlook kiosk on Seymour Road.


    For more information, contact Gary Siegrist.


    • Saturday, October 21, 2017
    • 12:00 PM
    • Haehnle Sanctuary, Harold Wing Overlook

    Cranes, Colors, and Cabernet Festival

    Seymour Road, Jackson - use GPS coordinates: 42.322, -84.289

    There will be bird walks and talks on the natural history of cranes, followed by a viewing tour in search of cranes in the area. 

Past events

Friday, May 26, 2017 Kate Palmer Sanctuary Clean-up
Thursday, May 18, 2017 Michigan Audubon's 2017 Tawas Point Birding Festival
Tuesday, May 02, 2017 Jackson Audubon trip to Magee Marsh Wildlife Area in Ohio
Saturday, April 22, 2017 Haehnle Spring Workbee
Tuesday, April 11, 2017 Enslaved by Ducks
Friday, April 07, 2017 Mackinaw Raptor Fest
Saturday, March 25, 2017 Early Waterfowl Trip
Tuesday, March 14, 2017 Birding in Southeast Arizona
Friday, February 17, 2017 Celebrating Birds through Digiscoping
Tuesday, January 10, 2017 Dawn Activity of Male and Female House Wrens
Saturday, December 17, 2016 2016 Christmas Bird Count
Tuesday, November 08, 2016 Michigan Turtles - Why Are They Declining and How Can You Help?
Saturday, October 15, 2016 Cranes, Colors, and Cabernet Festival
Tuesday, October 11, 2016 Protecting Pollinators in Michigan
Saturday, September 24, 2016 Haehnle Fall Workbee
Tuesday, September 13, 2016 My Big Life
Tuesday, September 06, 2016 Burke Lake Banding Station
Saturday, August 13, 2016 Birds, Blooms, and Butterflies Festival
Saturday, July 23, 2016 Butterfly/Dragonfly Walk
Saturday, May 28, 2016 Birding Fieldtrip at MSU's MacCready Reserve
Tuesday, May 03, 2016 Dahlem/Audubon trip to Magee Marsh Wildlife Area in Ohio
Saturday, April 23, 2016 Earth Day Celebration at Cascades Park
Saturday, April 16, 2016 Haehnle Spring Workbee
Tuesday, April 12, 2016 The Little Things I Learned While Photographing Birds - Fai Chan
Saturday, March 26, 2016 Early Waterfowl Trip
Saturday, March 19, 2016 Kate Palmer Workbee
Tuesday, March 08, 2016 Ethnobotany, 101 Uses for Plants - Ellen Rathbone
Friday, February 12, 2016 Birding the Great Migration of Africa - Jerry Jourdan
Friday, February 12, 2016 Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC)
Tuesday, January 12, 2016 My Big Life-Gary Siegrist --CANCELLED 01/12
Saturday, December 19, 2015 Christmas Bird Count
Tuesday, November 10, 2015 A Face in the Crowd - Doug Leffler
Saturday, October 17, 2015 Cranes, Colors, and Cabernet Festival
Tuesday, October 13, 2015 Consumers Energy Species Restoration at Hydo Dams - Dr. Gary Dawson
Saturday, October 10, 2015 CraneFest
Monday, October 05, 2015 Kate Palmer and Your Backyard - Ellen Rathbone
Saturday, September 26, 2015 Haehnle Fall Workbee
Sunday, September 13, 2015 MBS Fall Festival
Thursday, September 10, 2015 Midwest Birding Symposium 2015
Wednesday, September 09, 2015 Haehnle Sanctuary Committee Meeting
Tuesday, September 08, 2015 Ladies and Gentlemen: A Look at Gender Differences in Many Plants and Animals
Saturday, July 25, 2015 Wildflower trip to Haehnle Memorial Sanctuary
Saturday, June 06, 2015 Audubon Potluck
Saturday, May 09, 2015 Celebration of Nancy Lapinski’s Life
Tuesday, May 05, 2015 Dahlem/Audubon trip to Magee Marsh Wildlife Area in Ohio
Saturday, April 25, 2015 Earth Day Celebration at Cascades Park
Saturday, April 11, 2015 Haehnle Spring Workbee
Thursday, April 09, 2015 “Learn About Butterflies in the Garden”- Brenda Dziedzic
Saturday, March 28, 2015 Early Waterfowl Trip
Thursday, March 12, 2015 “Birding in Southwest Oregon” - Don Henise
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