BSBO LAKE ERIE PELAGIC
DATE: Wednesday, January 1, 2020
TIME: 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
REGISTER HERE: http://www.bsbo.org/lake-erie-pelagics.html
THE WILDS WITH OOS
DATE: January 18, 2020
CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER
WINTER WATERFOWL WITH ERIE METROPARKS
NW & NE CHAPTERS
DATE: February 1, 2020
TIME: 9:00 am – 11:30 am
LOCATION: Wyandot MetroPark
We will meet Erie MetroParks’ Naturalist Mike Hensley to search for winter waterfowl by exploring the park and bird observation tower. Spotting scopes are welcome, please dress for the weather and bring water, snacks, and your binoculars!
OYBC Advisor Leaders: Amy Downing, Jamie Cunningham, Buster Banish, Katie Ware, and Liz McQuaid.
NW Chapter RSVP to Jamie Cunningham, firstname.lastname@example.org
NE Chapter RSVP to Liz McQuaid, email@example.com
WINTER BIRDING & PHOTOGRAPHY WITH BRIAN ZWIEBEL
DATE: Saturday, February 22, 2020
TIME: 9:00 AM - NOON
LOCATION: Kensington Metropark, MI
Not just for photographers! This special destination includes the opportunity to hand feed birds and is complete with a farm center and nature center. We will have 2 groups, one will focus on nature photography and the other will focus on exploring for birds and other natural wonders.
RSVP to Jamie Cunningham, firstname.lastname@example.org
OHIO BLUEBIRD SOCIETY CONFERENCE
DATE: Saturday, February 29, 2020
TIME: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
For more information please visit: https://obcinet.org/event/ohio-bluebird-society-2020-annual-conference/
This is not an OYBC field trip but families can register to attend.
ANNUAL PLANNING MEETING
HOLMES-WAYNE CO. CHAPTER
DATE: Tuesday, March 10, 2020
LOCATION: Time & Optics, Ltd.
BIRDING BY EAR
TIME: 9:00 AM - NOON
LOCATION: Highbanks Metro Park
RSVP: Darlene Sillick,
Steve Landes is giving a 3 hour workshop on Birding by Ear. Then we will do some birding at Highbanks after his workshop. Drop off at 8:30 AM. Parents can pick-up at the front of the nature center at 2:00 PM. Bring binoculars, lunch and water and dress for the weather.
SHREVE MIGRATION SENSATION
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED.
DATE: Saturday, March 21, 2020
Registration is FREE for OYBC members. This is a family event with meet-up opportunities for OYBC members.
8:00 AM - NOON The Holmes-Wayne Co. Chapter members will serve as field trip spotters during the morning session, members can meet up at Cemetery Road.
1:15-2:00 PM Tyler Ficker "Birding the Arctic Tundra"
2:15-2:45 PM Elizabeth Kanzeg "Opal Ashcraft: Birder, Artist, Friend"
For more information including event details and maps please visit: https://www.shreveohio.com/migration-sensation
WATERFOWL MIGRATION & ID
TIME:9 AM to 1 PM
LOCATION: Lake Logan State Park in Hocking County. 30443 Lake Logan Rd, Logan, OH 43138, at the boat ramp.
Learn how to identify waterfowl as they migrate through Ohio. This should be peak migration and we will also see many other types of avian species as we hike around the lake.
RSVP: Tim Daniel email@example.com 937-578-3105
WOODCOCKS & WATERFOWL
LOCATION: Sandy Ridge Reservation,North Ridgeville
Guest Leader: Tim Fairweather
RSVP: Bev Walborn, firstname.lastname@example.org
BEHIND-THE-SCENES AT THE TOLEDO ZOO
TIME: Meet at 12:00 NOON, Tours start at 1:30 PM (students only)
RSVP Required as space is limited: Katie Ware, email@example.com
We have arranged special for our group an aviary and breeding center tour that will begin at 1:30 PM. After that Kent Bekker, Director of Conservation, will take us on a tour of the vet center and Museum of Science. Feeding the cassowary is weather-dependent, so we hope for favorable weather!
Important Note: Parents may join their OYBC member while visiting the zoo, however, due to space limitations, the special tours are for students only. At that time OYBC members will be accompanied by OYBC Advisors. Parents are welcome to explore the zoo grounds before, during, and after the tours!
OWLING WITH BLACK RIVER AUDUBON
LOCATION: Cascade Park, Elyria
RSVP: Liz McQuaid, firstname.lastname@example.org