Tulsa Audubon Society
Annual Plan 2005/2006
To Foster Appreciation, Enjoyment and
Stewardship of Our Natural World
To promote the conservation of wildlife and the natural
Work towards the
establishment of a South Tulsa County nature center at Indian Springs.
Participate in the River
Parks Advisory Committee
Participate in the
Arkansas River Corridor Advisory Committee
Participate in the Vision
2025 planning process, especially regarding the Mohawk Park Master Plan,
Osage Trail & Turkey Mountain.
Maintain a current list of
elected officials and make this available at monthly meetings and other
Provide updates on current
conservation and legislative issues at monthly meetings.
To provide the opportunity for study and observation of birds and
Schedule field trips to a
wide variety of habitats encouraging Chapter member and public
watching field trips.
Schedule two Eagle Days
providing the public an opportunity to view the eagles at Keystone Dam.
birdwatcher field trips
To contribute to research in the fields of conservation and
ornithology by monetary support and active participation.
Protect and monitor Least
Terns along the Arkansas River by surveying the breeding population and
determining their nesting success.
Protect and monitor
wintering Bald Eagles at Chapter owned eagle sanctuary at Lake Keystone
to observe breeding successes as evidenced by adult and juvenile eagles.
Participate in the annual
Christmas Bird Count, the National Audubon Society international census
of winter bird populations.
Participate in the Big Day
Count, a countywide census of migrating, summering and resident species
held during the spring migration season.
To educate the public on the need to protect the environment, and
to promote a better public understanding of our natural resources.
Encourage the use of
Audubon Adventures by local schools and teachers.
Provide speakers for
organizations upon request.
Sponsor an Audubon at Home
Wildlife Habitat Garden Tour and Plant Sale.
Establish a wildlife
habitat garden demonstration site at Oxley Nature Center.
Schedule monthly meetings
(September through May) focusing on the conservation of wildlife and the
Publish an annual event
guide listing membership meetings, field trips, publications, chapter
projects, officers, directors, and committee chairpersons.
Publish a newsletter, The
Scissortail, four times yearly focusing on field trips and events, as
well as wildlife and conservation.
Request publicity for
programs and events in the local newspaper and on local television and
Maintain a Web Page
listing projects, programs, field trips and Chapter related articles.
Provide the following
publications for sale through the Sales Committee at any meeting, or at
the Nature Store at Oxley Nature Center:
Bird Finding Guide – A guide to the best bird finding areas
throughout the state of Oklahoma, (1986).
Tulsa County Date Guide – A guide to the dates and occurrences
and abundance of birds of Tulsa County (1999).
A Checklist of Birds of Tulsa County – (Revised in 1999)