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Don't miss our first 2014-15 membership meeting.  We have an excellent program planned.  See details below. . . .

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The September 2014 Caller is now available.

Click on Newsletter link left.

Articles for inclusion in the newsletter can be sent to: GRAC.newsletter@glsga.org

Note: if you missed a recent issue of the Caller you can E-mail a request for the back issue to fvano@comcast.net or GRAC.newsletter@glsga.org. Be sure to include the date of the issue of interest. Be aware that not all issues may be available.

 

September Membership Meeting

Date: Monday, September 29

Time: 7:00 PM social; 7:30 PM program

Speaker: Lois Feichtenbier, MI Loon Preservation Assoc.

Topic: Preserving the Common Loon in Michigan

   - details can be found from the Membership Program link

 

2014 Fall Field Trips

Saturday, October 4; 7:30 AM

    - Late Passerines and Hawks at Saugatuck Dunes State Park

Saturday, October 25; 8:00 AM

    - Fall Migrants at Muskegon State Park

For a complete description on these, and other future field trips, see the Field Trips link left.

 

Special Program

A Sad Fate: The Passenger Pigeon in Michigan

  Thursday, September 18, 7-8pm

  Hemlock Crossing Nature Education Center

  8115 West Olive Road, West Olive (map)

Kyle Bagnall, Historian and Michigan Coordinator of Project Passenger Pigeon, shares records of early explorers, missionaries and traders, and uncovers tales of the last “grand nesting” in Petoskey in 1878. This multimedia presentation features historic lithographs, paintings and photos that follow this tragic story from our past in an effort to help build a sustainable future.

 

GRAC Bird Reports

Monthly bird sightings may be E-mailed to our Bird Report Chairman, Tom Holt, at thomasjholt32@yahoo.com. Also, Peregrine Falcon sightings in downtown Grand Rapids should be reported to Elaine Kampmueller at ekampmue@grcc.edu.

 

Rare Bird Sightings

Michigan rare bird sightings can be found on the Michigan Listers website: CLICK HERE