Meetings are held on the second Monday of the Month at the Jennings Environmental Center, located on Rt. 528, just west of Rt. 8 (approx. 5 miles south of Slippery Rock) at 7:00 pm. Refreshments are served after the meeting. The public is welcome.
March 11, 2013-Monday-All About Bluebirds Harry Schmeider, known as “Ambassador for the Bluebirds,” will share ideas about attracting bluebirds to your garden and discuss firsthand the problems and solutions with house sparrows, starlings, blow flies, and cats. Gain a greater understanding and compassion for these beautiful cavity nesting birds and become an ambassador too for the Eastern Bluebird.
April 8, 2013-Monday-Endangered Hawai’i-Film Discussion This film explores the ongoing environmental crisis in Hawai’i that has led to the extinction of approximately 70% of the archipelago’s endemic avian species, earning it the title of “bird extinction capital of the world.” With beautiful footage of many of Hawai’i’s stunning birds and their habitats, the film showcases the unique biodiversity of our 50th state and highlights current conservation efforts that are making a difference for species on the brink. Discussion will be moderated by Dr. Gene Wilhelm, Sanctuary Chair, BAS Board of Directors.
May 13, 2013-Bartramian Audubon Society’s Annual Awards Night The Bartramian Audubon Society will be honoring our new Bird and Butterfly and Wildlife Sanctuary owners. We will also be awarding scholarships to two local college students and present a Hog Island scholarship to a local educator. Join us for an evening of recognition and refreshments.
September 10, 2012-Monday-The Foundation for Sustainable Forests PA forests are under a huge threat. And if our forests are in trouble, then too are many species. John Bartlett will share information about the foundation and its role in PA. Learn what you can do to help conserve the beauty of Penn’s Woods.
October 8, 2012-Monday-A Night at the Movies Join us for an evening of fun while we watch the movie “The Big Year”. This movie takes a look at taking bird watching to an extreme, while having fun. If you missed it at the theaters and you like birds, then this is a “must see”.
November 12, 2012- Monday-Pueblos and Pinyons Nature and wildlife, archaeology and ancient cultures, scenery and geology all come together to justify New Mexico’s claim to be a “Land of Enchantment”. Our presenter will be Jeff Hall. As we view Jeff’s photographs, we will feel as if we have taken a trip to this special place in our country.
December 10, 2012-Monday-Annual Holiday Potluck and
Hog Island Presentation
Come enjoy good food and good company while hearing
about Becky Lubold’s trip to Audubon Camp at Hog Island,
Maine. Bring a dish to share and your holiday spirit.
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