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  Dubuque Audubon Society
P.O. Box 3174
Dubuque, IA 52004-3174

www.audubondubuque.org
 

   
 


 
 

DAS Arboretum Potluck

May 26, 2018
In the Field Birding Class
9:00 - 11:00 AM | Swiss Valley Nature Center | 13606 Swiss Valley Rd | Peosta IA

Join DAS for this class will be an extension on the previous class wih the majority of our time in the field using the skills we've learned thus far. We will also be goin gmore in-depth on field markings and identification by bird calls.


June 2, 2018
Valley of Eden Field Trip
19:00 AM | Stockton IL

Join us for a field trip to Valley of Eden Bird Sanctuary in Stockton, IL. Bring birding supplies and dress for the weather to enjoy the birds nesting in the grassland habitat, among others. On Hwy 20 E. pass through Elizabeth, IL. Turn right onto S. Derinda Road. Take an immediate left onto E. Bertel Rd. Go a few miles, then make a left urn on E. Rush Creek Rd. Look for Jo Daviess Conservation Foundation Signs.


June 9, 2018
The Birdlist Birding Class
9:00 - 11:00 AM | Swiss Valley Nature Center | 13606 Swiss Valley Rd | Peosta IA

Every good birder has the list. We will show different resources you can use to keep a record of birds you've seen, apps that work well for identification, and the eBird website. Each participant will receive a comprehensive list of birds found in Dubuque County to get started. We will then venture outside to see how many we can check off this list!


June 14, 2018
Dubuque Audubon Potluck
5:30 PM | Dubuque Arboretum | 300 Arboreturm Dr. | Peosta IA

Join the members for good food and company. Bring table service, beverage, and a dish to share.


July 8, 2018
Fourth of July Butterfly Count
1:00 PM | EB Lyons Interpretive Center | 8991 Bellevue Hts | Dubuque, IA OR
Swiss Valley Nature Center | 13606 Swiss Valley Rd.
4:00 PM | Tally Results at the E.B Lyons Interpretive Center

This great family fun. Join the Audubon for a fun hike filled with excitement. We will be conducting citizen science to catch, identify and release butterflies. Nets will be provided. Bring water, hat and sunscreen.

At 4:00 pm we will tally results over your own picnic supper at E.B. Lyons Interpretive Center. Meet in the picnic area adjacent to the parking lot.


July 21, 2018
Macroinvertebrate Mayhem
EB Lyons Interpretive Center | 8991 Bellevue Hts | Dubuque, IA
1:00 PM | Hurstville Interpretive Center | 18670 63rd St. | Maquoketa, IA

We can tell a lot about the health of our waterbodies by what marcoinvertebrates we find in them. come catch, identify, and learn about these amaing creatures with a naturalist in the Hurstville Interpretive Center pond. Be prepared to get wet and enjoy a nice summer day.


September 13, 2018
Dubuque Audubon Program
EB Lyons Interpretive Center | 8991 Bellevue Hts | Dubuque, IA
5:00 PM | Dubuque Audubon Society Board Meeting
6:00 PM | Program: Hawks of Iowa

The friendly people at the Paptor Research Project will feature two hawks, in combination with our Hawk Watch/Big Sit. Stay tuned for more info in our September newsletter.