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The March 2014 Caller is now available.
Click on Newsletter link left.
Articles for inclusion in the newsletter can be sent to: GRAC.firstname.lastname@example.org
Note: if you missed a recent issue of the Caller you can E-mail a request for the back issue to email@example.com or GRAC.firstname.lastname@example.org. Be sure to include the date of the issue of interest. Be aware that not all issues may be available.
GRAC Membership Program
Date: Monday, March 31, 2014
Time: 7:00 PM social; 7:30 PM program
Topic: Birding for Conservation: Cerulean Warbler
- For complete details click on the Membership Program link.
2014 Field Trips
Date: Saturday, March 29; 9:00 AM
- Bluebird Box Cleaning at the Muskegon Wastewater
For a complete description on these, and other future field trips, see the Field Trips link left.
2014 Smart Gardening Conference
Date: Saturday, March 8, 2014
Time: 8:15 AM - 4:00 PM
Location: DeVos Place, Grand Rapids
MSU Extension “Smart Gardening” Conference will be held in conjunction with the West Michigan Home Show in Ballroom C/D located on main floor of DeVos Place, 303 Monroe Avenue NW, Grand Rapids, MI. Additional details can be found by CLICKING HERE.
El Barrio Restaurant, 545 Michigan Street NE, will donate 15% of all sales on Thursday, April 10, 2014 between 5:00 PM and 9:00 PM for everyone who makes a purchase AND presents a copy of this flyer: CLICK HERE. The funds will be used to help provide educational nature presentations with live animals at the Aquinas College Nature Festival on May 17, 2014.
Thornapple Woodpecker Festival
Date: Saturday, April 26, 2014
The paved Paul Henry - Thornapple Trail follows the Thornapple River and has been called the most beautiful railtrail in Michigan. The area has an established population of the rare Red-headed Woodpecker, as well as all the other six eastern US woodpeckers. To celebrate this, the 4th Thornapple Woodpecker Festival will feature guided birding walks and golf cart tours of the woodpecker nesting area along the river and the Paul Henry-Thornapple Trail. For complete details CLICK HERE.
GRAC Bird Reports
Monthly bird sightings may be E-mailed to our Bird Report Chairman, Tom Holt, at email@example.com. Also, Peregrine Falcon sightings in downtown Grand Rapids should be reported to Elaine Kampmueller at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rare Bird Sightings
Michigan rare bird sightings can be found on the Michigan Listers website: CLICK HERE