January/February Events 2018

Volunteer Spotlight: Bonnie Halchin-Smith
January 22, 2018
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR’S MESSAGE: Jan 2018
January 23, 2018

Mark your calendars – We hope to see you at the following events in the next weeks – You can always find details on our website https://columbusaudubon.org/events/ and stay informed via Facebook https://www.facebook.com/columbusaudubon/:

 

Join us tonight (January 23) for our monthly meeting and learn about the fascinating life of bats. Marne Titchenell, Wildlife Program Specialist will dispel the myths surrounding bats, discuss how they help us, and how we can help them as they face a very deadly disease called white-nose syndrome.

https://columbusaudubon.org/event/bats-what-you-didnt-learn-watching-batman/

 

 

Now through February 7  National Audubon Traveling Photography Show. This exhibit will be on display through February 7th. https://columbusaudubon.org/event/art-at-audubon-2018-01/

If you itch to spend time outside, join us on Saturdays for our continued series of Birdwatching for Beginners, Saturdays at 10-11:30am. Meet us at the Grange Insurance Audubon center to learn about birds, how to observe them and meet our local residents mixed with winter guests. You can borrow binoculars from us; bring your kids and family! We will watch birds at the feeders from the comfort of indoors, if it is cold outside.

https://columbusaudubon.org/event/birdwatching-for-beginners-2017-2018/2018-01-06/

 

On February 1st at 6:30pm The Governor’s Garden presented by Mary Lewis, Garden Manager

On February 4th, naturalist Bruce Simpson will take you on a hike at Blendon Woods to look for the first hints of spring – maybe. Meet at the nature center at 9am; all experience levels are welcome!

https://columbusaudubon.org/event/bird-hike-at-blendon-woods-2018-02/

 

 

On February 10th, Katryn Renard is organizing the first service in the preserves for this year and it will take us to Fowler Woods State Nature Preserve in Richland County. We will remove some of the downed trees and repair parts of the boardwalk.

https://columbusaudubon.org/event/service-in-the-preserves-fowler-woods/

 

 

Avid birders meet at 5:30am on Saturday February 17th to look for birds in Ohio. There could be some really early waterfowl. And grebes and mergansers and … probably more gulls.

https://columbusaudubon.org/event/avid-birders-2018-02/

Also February 17th 10:00am-4:00pm The Great Backyard Bird Count

February 24th – March 9th Art at Audubon: Columbus Gifted Academy Art Show

March 1st 6:30pm Prothonotary Warblers with Dick Tuttle

March 21st 6:00-8:00pm Spring Equinox Event, Register with Allison aclark@audubon.org

For more information and to keep up-to-date on all of our programs and events visit our Facebook page often!