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Tulsa Audubon Calendar


Regularly Scheduled Events
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Tulsa Audubon meetings.
Meetings are held the third Tuesday of each month (except June-August,) are free and open to the public. Meet for snacks and social time at 7:00, program begins at 7:30 p.m. Meetings are held at the Tulsa Garden Center, 2435 S. Peoria in Tulsa (click here for a map.)


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Tuesday Morning Birders. The Tuesday Morning Birders meet at 7:30 a.m. during Daylight Savings Time and 8:00 a.m. during the winter  at the LaFortune Park parking lot near the entrance at the traffic light on Yale. Birders (or would-be birders!) of any skill level are welcome to join us. For more information contact Jo Loyd, 918-835-2946 or Jana Singletary, 918-296-9629.

Saturday Morning Birders. The Saturday Morning Birders meet on the second Saturday of every month except Jul. & Aug. Anyone who would like to bird with us (whatever your skill level!) is welcome. Meet at the monument at Lake Yahola at 8:00 a.m. in Mohawk Park, 3730 Mohawk Blvd (just north of the water plant).  Click here for a map. From there the destination will vary each month, based on the weather, and current birding conditions. For more information contact leader Terry Mitchell at 918-697-3198. 

Field Trips. We also schedule occasional field trips on other weekends, including some out-of-town. Most are on this calendar, but others may be added and announced at least a month ahead of time so that you can put them on your calendar.

Oxley Nature Center. Note that Oxley Nature Center also offers free field trips each month. Their Saturday Morning Birding outing is on the first Saturday of the month, from 8:00-9:45, birding around Oxley Nature center; a Butterfly Walk is held the third Saturday, April through September from 9:00-11:00; a Botany Walk is held the fourth Saturday morning year-round (times vary), call 918-596-9054 to confirm time and location (sometimes at Redbud Valley). See www.oxleynaturecenter.org

 

 

September 2016


Sept. 10, Sat. Saturday Morning Birders. Leader: Terry Mitchell, tasfieldtrips@gmail.com

Sept. 20, Tue. Society Meeting. “The ABCs: Antarctica, Birds, and Cetaceans” by Dr. Doug Wood, Professor of Biological  Sciences at Southeastern Oklahoma State University. He is an ornithologist and avid birder who travels far and wide in pursuit of birds.

 

Sept. 24 Sat. Monarchs on the Mountain is a new festival celebrating the vital role Eastern Oklahoma plays in the Monarch Butterfly migration, at Turkey Mountain from 10-2:00 in the pavilion area, 6850 S. Elwood Ave.

 

 

October 2016


Oct. 7-9 OOS (Oklahoma Ornithological Society) Fall Meeting at Jenks High School. See WWW.OKBIRDS.ORG for registration info.

Cancelled due to OOS Meeting. Oct. 8, Sat. Saturday Morning Birders. Leader: Terry Mitchell, tasfieldtrips@gmail.com

Oct. 9, Sun. Deadline for Bird Seed Sale orders.

Oct. 18, Tue. Society Meeting. “Prairie Raptors Over the Changing North Dakota Prairies ” by Dr. Joe Grzybowski, biologist, ornithologist, and professor at the University of Central Oklahoma. He is well-known for his work in avian research.

Oct. 19, Wed. After Work Beginning Birding. All ages and skill levels welcome for a short walk. Meet at 6:00 pm at the Lake Yahola Monument, 3730 Mohawk Blvd (just north of the water plant). Leader: John Kennington, 918-809-6325.

 

Oct. 22, Sat. Bird Seed Sale Pickup Day. 10:00 - 4:00.

 

November 2016


Feb 4, Sat. Visit to the Iowa Tribe’s Bah Kho-je Xla Chi (Grey Snow Eagle House) in Perkins, OK, an eagle rehabilitation facility to house and protect injured eagles. They have over 50 non-releasable Golden and Bald Eagles. Meet at 8:00 a.m. at the Braum's parking lot at 101st and Riverside in south Tulsa. Contact Gary Siftar, 918-455-6627, gsiftar@okraptors.com

Feb. 11, Sat. Saturday Morning Birders Leader: Terry Mitchell, tasfieldtrips@gmail.com

Feb. 21, Tues. Society Meeting, “Monitoring & Conversation of Bird Populations in the Midwest’s Most Threatened Habitats: Prairies, Wetlands, and Bottomland Forests” by Dana Ripper and Ethan Duke, who are co-founders and current operators of the Missouri River Bird Observatory. With degrees in biology and wildlife management, respectively, both are passionately devoted to avian conservation.

 

Late Feb. Woodcock Watch.  Exact date will depend on when we started observing the Woodcock begin their displays. Watch email, website or Facebook for announcement.

 

 

March 2017


Mar. 4, Sat. 2:00 p.m. Monarchs and Pollinators: The Need For Habitat Restoration with Dr. Chip Taylor, founder of Monarch Watch.  Broken Arrow High School - Media Center 1901 E. Albany St. Broken Arrow, OK.

Mar. 5, Sun. 1:00-4:00 p.m. Flycatcher Trails Planting & Garden Cleanup Day.  404 E. F St, Jenks (N. of Jenks High School Stadium.)

Mar. 8, Wed. After Work Beginning Birding. All ages and skill levels welcome for a short walk. Meet at 4:30 pm at Ray Harral Nature Center, 7101 S. 3rd St in Broken Arrow (On 121st between Elm and Lynn Lane). Leader: John Kennington, 918-809-6325.

Mar. 11, Sat. Saturday Morning Birders. Leader: Terry Mitchell, tasfieldtrips@gmail.com

Mar. 21, Tue. Society Meeting, “Gardening for Butterflies”, by Jim Thayer. He is a Master Gardener, a Linnaeus Gardener, a volunteer naturalist at Oxley Nature Center and a butterfly expert.

Mar. 25, Sat. 9:00 a.m.-Noon. Flycatcher Trails Planting & Garden Cleanup Day.  404 E. F St, Jenks (N. of Jenks High School Stadium.)

 

 

April 2017


Apr. 8, Sat. Saturday Morning Birders. Leader: Terry Mitchell, tasfieldtrips@gmail.com

Apr. 18, Tue. Society Meeting, “What’s Happening at the Sutton Center?” by Don Wolfe, Senior Biologist at the George Miksch Sutton Avian Research Center. Don will be speaking about the projects that Sutton Center is currently involved in.  Sutton Center is the organization that was responsible for the reintroduction of the Bald Eagle in Oklahoma and many other bird-related conservation efforts within the State of Oklahoma.

 

April 19-25, Lesser Prairie-Chicken Festival in Woodward, Okla. See www.lektreks.org.

 

 

May 2017


May 6, Sat. Big Day Count. Tulsa Audubon Society annual day-long, county-wide census of migrant and resident species. For information contact Josh Smith, 918-724-9709.

May 13, Sat. Saturday Morning Birders. Leader: Terry Mitchell, tasfieldtrips@gmail.com

May 16, Tue. Society Meeting, “Creating a Pollinator-Friendly Landscape” by David Redhage of the Kerr Center for Sustainable Agriculture. David Redhage

 

May 20-21 Sat.-Sun. Wildlife Habitat Garden Tour and Plant Sale. See www.tulsaaudubon.org for more information, admission donation and a map to the gardens on the tour. Contact johnkennington@gmail.com, 918-809-6325.

 

 

June 2017


June 10, Sat. Saturday Morning Birders. Leader: Terry Mitchell, tasfieldtrips@gmail.com

Jun. 25, Rescheduled for July 2nd Sun. Summer Potluck Picnic. Bring the family for some summertime fellowship and relaxation. Meet at 6:30 p.m. at Washington Irving Park, located in Bixby on Memorial Drive, just before crossing the River. TAS will provide burgers & hot dogs, beverages, cups, plates, and eating utensils.
Contact johnkennington@gmail.com, 918-809-6325.

 

July 2017


No Events Scheduled

 

 

August 2017


Aug. 5, Sat. First Purple Martin Roost Watch. Exact location to be announced, depending on where in downtown Tulsa the martins decide to roost!
Contact johnkennington@gmail.com, 918-809-6325.

Aug. 19, Sat. Second Purple Martin Roost Watch. Exact location to be announced, depending on where in downtown Tulsa the martins decide to roost!
Contact johnkennington@gmail.com, 918-809-6325.

 

 

Previous Year's Schedules

TAS Calendar 2015-2016

TAS Calendar 2014-2015

TAS Calendar 2013-2014

TAS Calendar 2012-2013

TAS Calendar 2011-2012

TAS Calendar 2010-2011

TAS Calendar 2009-2010

TAS Calendar 2008-2009

TAS Calendar 2007-2008

TAS Calendar 2006-2007

TAS Calendar 2005-2006

TAS Field Trips 2004-2005        TAS Meetings 2004-2005

TAS Field Trips 2003-2004       TAS Meetings 2003-2004

TAS Field Trips 2002-2003       TAS Meetings 2002-2003

TAS Field Trips 2001-2002       TAS Meetings 2001-2002