Straits Area Audubon Society
Cheboygan • Topinabee • Levering • Indian River • Mackinaw City • St. Ignace
Straits Area Audubon Society 2019-2020 Program Schedule
January 8, 2020
Randy Claramunt – Managing Fisheries in a Continually Changing Lake Huron
As the Lake Huron basin manager, Randy faces a daily challenge to balance the needs of fish, birds, people, and other components of a complex ecosystem in a vast watershed. The update will cover the status of Atlantic, Chinook, and Coho salmon, Lake Trout, Double-crested Cormorants, invasive species, and more.
Rich Couse – Wings Overhead: Mackinac Straits Raptor Watch
Learn about the raptors that migrate over the Straits, the people who count and study them, and results from more than six years of research.
Rick Barber – Off-Trail Backpacking in Denali National Park
This popular speaker returns with a new program. After hearing his earlier SAAS talks on Pictured Rocks and Isle Royale backpacking, a new treat awaits us with this tale of a guided cross-country trip in Denali.
Susan Kielb – Secrets of Songbird Nesting: You Can Watch It Happen
Beautiful songs, flashes of color... Soon the songbirds will be back, and while we might think their goal is to entertain us, the birds have the very serious work of nesting and producing a new generation in a limited time. Their goal is to do this without leaving clues for predators, humans included. What secrets can you unlock with the clues you see and hear?
Don Drife - Monarch Butterflies and Milkweed Plantings
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Rose Rynerson, SAAS Treasurer ( fiddleheadfilly4@gmail,com)
10490 E. US23
Cheboygan, MI 49721
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