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Field Trips and Events


Regularly Scheduled Events

Tuesday Morning Birders. The Tuesday Morning Birders meets at 8:00 a.m. every Tuesday morning at the Tulsa Garden Center from November through March and at 7:30 a.m. April through October during Daylight Savings Time. Join us! Call Patty Moser, 252-2824.

 

First Saturday of every month. Bird with Oxley Nature Center Staff in Mohawk Park. Meet 8:00 a.m. at parking lot. Call 669-6644 for details.

Second Saturday, March through October. Oxley Nature Center Butterfly Walk, 10:30-12:00. Call 669-6644 for details.

Third Saturday, March through October. Oxley Nature Center Wildflower Walk, 10:00-11:00. Call 669-6644 for details.

2006-2007 Field Trips and Events

2006

September

Sept. 9, Sat. Field Trip. Keystone Dam for Kids!! Meet anytime from 9-11am or 1-3pm in the parking lot of the Watchable Wildlife Area, east of the Corps of Engineers Office on the north side of the Arkansas River at Lake Keystone dam. For more info, contact Carol Eames, 918-446-2720.

Sept. 15-16, 6th annual Oklahoma BioBlitz! is being held this year on  at the Quartz Mountain Nature Park on the west shore of Lake Altus/Lugart in southwestern Oklahoma. The Oklahoma BioBlitz! is a rapid inventory of biological diversity hosted by the Oklahoma Biological Survey and conducted by volunteers from around the state and the region. As many plants and animals in a designated area of public land that can be identified in 24 consecutive hours are tallied. For more information, go to: http://www.quartzmountain.org/bioblitz1.html and http://www.biosurvey.ou.edu/bioblitz.html

Sept. 19, Tue. Society Meeting. 7:30 p.m. Mountain Plover: Oh, the Farmer and the Plover Should be Friends with John Shackford. A dedicated researcher will discuss this interesting species and the unusual story behind its rejection for Endangered Species status.

Sept. 30, Sat. Field Trip.  Gilcrease Museum is hosting a special exhibition of works by John James Audubon from the Audubon Museum in Henderson, Kentucky. Meet at 9:00 a.m. in the north Gilcrease parking lot for a short bird walk around the grounds before visiting the exhibit. Bring a sack lunch and stay for a 1:30 talk about Audubon by the curator of the exhibit. Admission to the exhibit is $7.00, less for children & seniors. Contact John Kennington, 918-809-6325.

October

Oct. 14-15, Sat-Sun. Little River WMA and Red Slough, McCurtain County. Meet at 8:00 Saturday morning in McDonalds parking lot in Broken Bow. On Sunday morning, we'll head to Red Slough to hunt for Yellow Rails with Dave Arbour. For more info, contact Jo Loyd, 918-835-2946.

Oct. 17, Tue. Society Meeting. 7:30 p.m. Shorebirds in northeast Oklahoma: Their Status, Migration, Timing, and Identification Tips with Jim Arterburn. A renowned birder will share his knowledge of where to find shorebirds and how to tell them apart when you do.

Oct. 21, Sat. Bird Seed Sale Day. Contact John Kennington, 918-809-6325.

November

Nov. 4,  Sat. Field Trip. A tour of Stillwater lakes with Tim O'Connnell for waterfowl, lingering shorebirds, winter hawks, sparrows and possibly longspurs. Rendezvous point to be announced. For more info, contact Cyndie Browning 918-492-5622.

Nov. 12, Sun. Afternoon Outing.  A short visit to a local birding area. Meet 3:30 p.m. at the Tulsa Garden Center. Contact John Kennington, 918-809-6325.

Nov. 21, Tue. Society Meeting. 7:30 p.m. Perusing Peru with Amy Morris. As a first-time traveler to the rainforests and highlands of Peru, Amy, an interpretive naturalist at Oxley Nature Center, was captivated by the diversity of the land and its people.

December

Dec. 9, Sat. Field Trip. Deep Fork WMA in Okmulgee for winter sparrows and waterfowl. Meet at 8:30am in the Wal-Mart parking lot in Okmulgee, on Hwy 75. For more info, contact Gail Storey, 918-742-2684.

Dec. 16, Sat. Christmas Bird Count. Tulsa Audubon Society will be participating in the 106th count by the National Audubon Society. For information contact Jo Loyd, 918-835-2946.

Dec. 19, Tue. Society Meeting. 7:30 p.m. Annual Christmas Show and Tell Party. Attendees are invited to bring stories, slides, or digital presentations (up to about 10) on any subject of general interest (travel, birds, wildflowers, etc.) to share with the group. Members bring treats to share after the meeting. Please contact Gail Storey, 742-2684 about your presentation. Please bring your digital photos on a CD or flash drive.


2007

January

Jan. 6, Sat. Eagle Days. Meet between 8 and 10 a.m. in the parking lot of the Watchable Wildlife Area, east of the Corps of Engineers Office on the north side of the Arkansas River at Lake Keystone dam. For information, contact Dave Edwards, 865-7398.

Jan. 14, Sun. Eagle Days. CANCELLED See January 6 information.

Jan. 16, Tue. Society Meeting, 7:30 p.m. - CANCELLED Biodiversity and Germplasm Conservation with Angela Davis. The speaker, a research geneticist at the USDA’s South Central Agricultural Research Lab, will share her unique perspective on protecting our natural resources.

Jan. 20, Sat. Field Trip. CANCELLED Hefner and Overholser Lakes in OKC for gulls, etc. Rendezvous point to be announced. For more info, contact Jim Arterburn.

Jan. 27, Sat. Eagle Days. See January 6 information.

February

Feb. 10, Sat. Field Trip. Lake Tenkiller for loons and wintering waterfowl. Rendezvous point to be announced. For more info, contact Jim Arterburn.

Feb. 11, Sun. Afternoon Outing. A short visit to a local birding area. Meet 4:00 p.m. at the Tulsa Garden Center. Contact John Kennington, 918-809-6325.

Feb. 20, Tue. 7:30 p.m. Society Meeting. Lepidoptera and Lepidopterists in Oklahoma with John Nelson.  An acclaimed scientist will recount the major contributors to the knowledge of butterflies and moths in the state, along with his own involvement in the field.

March

Mar. 20, 7:30 p.m. Society Meeting. Birds of Bosque del Apache with Ron Day. A celebrated wildlife photographer will share his images of cranes, geese, ducks, and other birds of the beautiful Refuge in southern New Mexico. Be sure to visit his web site at http://www.rondayphotography.com

Mar. 31, Sat. Field Trip. Tallgrass Prairie for Gr. Prairie-Chickens. Rendezvous point to be announced. We will meet at the gas station/convenience store at the intersection of Hwys. 99 & 60 at 5:45 A.M. For more info, contact Jana Singletary, 918-808-5554.

April

Apr. 17, Tue. 7:30 p.m. Society Meeting. Migratory Birds with Mark Howery. The speaker, a biologist with the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation, will discuss the mysteries and challenges of migration.

Apr 21-22, Sat.-Sun. Field Trip. Red Slough/McCurtain County for spring migrants and early nesters. Meet at 7:00am Saturday in the McDonalds parking lot in Broken Bow. From there, our first stop will be the Little River NWR with Mia Revels. And we'll tour Red Slough with Dave Arbour on Sunday morning. For more info, contact Cyndie Browning 918-492-5622.

Apr. 24, Tue. Afternoon Outing. A short after work visit to a local birding area. Meet 6:00 p.m. at the Tulsa Garden Center. Contact John Kennington, 918-809-6325.

May

May 5, Sat. Big Day Count. Tulsa Audubon Society annual day-long, county-wide census of migrant and resident species. For information contact Jo Loyd, 918-835-2946.

May 9,  Wed. Afternoon Outing. A short after work visit to a local birding area. Meet 6:00 p.m. at the Tulsa Garden Center. Contact John Kennington, 918-809-6325.

May 12, Sat. Field Trip. Tulsa Birds and Butterflies. Meet at 9::00am at the Tulsa Garden Center parking lot. For more info, contact Dave Edwards, 918-865-7398 or Bob Gard, 918-241-4273.

May 15, 7:30 p.m. Society Meeting. Wildflowers with Kim Shannon. Experience the beauties of our native flora with an enthusiastic and recognized expert from Sutton Avian Research Center.

May 19, Sat. Field Trip. Atoka WMA (southwest of McAlester, north of Atoka) for spring migrants. Rendezvous point to be announced. For more info, contact Colin Davy, 918-743-8161.

May 20, Sun. Afternoon Outing. A short visit to a local birding area. Meet 6:00 p.m. at the Tulsa Garden Center. Contact John Kennington, 918-809-6325.

June

Jun. 9-10 Sat.-Sun. Wildlife Habitat Garden Tour and Plant Sale. Contact Carol Eames, 918-446-2720.

June 16, Sat. Field Trip. Mohawk Park for summer nesters. Meet at 8:00am in Zoo parking lot nearest the Zoo entrance. For more info, contact Susie Ruby.

June 26, Tue. Afternoon Outing. A short after work visit to a local birding area. Meet 6:00 p.m. at the Tulsa Garden Center. Contact John Kennington, 918-809-6325.

June 30, Sat. Summer Potluck Picnic. Bring the family for some summertime fellowship and relaxation. Meet at 6:30 p.m. at Washington Irving Park, located in Bixby on Memorial Drive, just before crossing the River. TAS will provide beverages, cups, plates, and eating utensils. Contact John Kennington, 918-809-6325.

July

No Scheduled Events


Previous Year's Field Trip Schedules

Tulsa Audubon Field Trips 2005-2006

Tulsa Audubon Field Trips 2004-2005

Tulsa Audubon Field Trips 2003-2004

Tulsa Audubon Field Trips 2002-2003

Tulsa Audubon Field Trips 2001-2002

 

 

 

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