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Rutland County Audubon: Fall/Winter 2018-19

December 15 (Saturday) - West Rutland Marsh Monitoring Walk

A monthly bird monitoring walk. To date 155 species, from Least Bittern to Northern Shrike, have been recorded at this Important Bird Area (IBA). Join us for the 3.7 mile loop around the marsh (dirt and paved roads) or go halfway. Meet at the marsh boardwalk on Marble Street at 8 AM. Contact birding@rutlandcountyaudubon.org.

December 29 (Saturday) - Christmas Bird Count and Potluck

An annual tradition for RCAS and birders across the country. Join one of eight field teams or, if you live within the count circle, count at home (contact us to find out if you live within the circle). The day ends with a countdown of the day's sightings and a potluck supper at the Proctor Library at 6 PM. Bring a dish to share (beverages and utensils provided). Contact birding@rutlandcountyaudubon.org.

January 12 (Saturday) - Winter Regulars & Rarities in the Champlain Valley

Our annual trip to seek out winter visitors in the Champlain Valley, visiting points along the lake. Possible species include Rough-legged Hawk, Snow Bunting and North Shrike as well as winter ducks. Dress for the weather and bring lunch. Meet at 9 AM in the Otter Valley Union High School parking lot. Contact birding@rutlandcountyaudubon.org.

January 17 (Thursday) - West Rutland Marsh Monitoring Walk

A monthly bird monitoring walk. To date 155 species, from Least Bittern to Northern Shrike, have been recorded at this Important Bird Area (IBA). Join us for the 3.7 mile loop around the marsh (dirt and paved roads) or go halfway. Meet at the marsh boardwalk on Marble Street at 8 AM. Contact birding@rutlandcountyaudubon.org.

January 17 (Thursday) - RCAS Board of Directors Meeting

Our meetings are open to all members. Leahy Conference Center, Rutland Regional Medical Center, Room CR A. 6:30 PM. Please check back for any changes in the meeting date or place. Contact birding@rutlandcountyaudubon.org.

January 22 (Tuesday) - Dragonflies: Hawks of the Insect World

Mike Blust, author of Dragonflies of Vermont, retired Green Mountain College biologist, and RCAS Vice President talks about colorful, easy to identify (sometimes) and photogenic dragonflies, of which 117 species of Vermont's 146 species, have been recorded in Rutland County. Grace Congregational Church, 7 PM.

February 15-18 - The Great Backyard Bird Count

Join birders across the world to count birds in backyards, parks and favorite birding spots. A great family project! For details, click here.

February 16 (Saturday) - West Rutland Marsh Monitoring Walk

A monthly bird monitoring walk. To date 155 species, from Least Bittern to Northern Shrike, have been recorded at this Important Bird Area (IBA). Join us for the 3.7 mile loop around the marsh (dirt and paved roads) or go halfway. Meet at the marsh boardwalk on Marble Street at 8 AM. Contact birding@rutlandcountyaudubon.org.

February 21 (Thursday) - RCAS Board of Directors Meeting

Our meetings are open to all members. Leahy Conference Center, Rutland Regional Medical Center, Room CR A. 6:30 PM. Please check back for any changes in the meeting date or place. Contact birding@rutlandcountyaudubon.org.

February 26 (Tuesday) - Two Audubon Birders to Texas

RCAS Board Member and past president Marv Elliott and his wife have visited many of the Texas State Parks. Join RCAS for a presentation on the variety of habitats and species that can be found in this vast and varied state. Grace Congregational Church, 7 p.m.

March 19 (Tuesday) - When Wilderness Was Less Wild

RCAS member Lee Allen talks about wilderness in Vermont following the Eastern Wilderness Act in 1975, in particular the 18,000-acre Lye Brook Wilderness southeast of Manchester, the third largest wilderness area in the state. Grace Congregational Church, 7 p.m.

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