Meetings are held the first Monday of months October, November, December, January, February, March, April, May and June. The September meeting is the second Monday due to the holiday.The meetings will be held at 1st Lutheran Church, located at the corner of 10 St and 3rd Ave SE, Cedar Rapids next to the PCI building. Board meeting at 6:30PM with the meeting and program starting at 7:00PM.

I will add more details to the meetings as I collect them.

Everyone is welcome to attend whether a member or not. The hope is that you will have an enjoyable evening and come back.


October 2

Brittney Miller, Energy and Environment Reporter for the Cedar Rapids Gazette

will speak on a number of articles she wrote for the Gazette.

"Natures Alarm: A Series About Endangered and Threatened Species in Iowa"

1st Lutheran Church

1000 3rd Ave,. SE

Board Meeting 6:30 pm

Regular Meeting 7 pm

November 6

Neil Berstein

"Travels and birds on the Shetland Islands and

Mainland Scotland'.

December 4

Frank Olsen will talk about butterflies. Butterflies and other treasures.

January 8


February 5

Possible zoom with Anna Buckardt about the MOTUS program for tracking birds.

March 4

Roger Kirpes will talk about his east coast birding especially Acadia.

April 8

Presentation by Alexia Bernstein who is with the University of Colorado at Denver

Presentation is on Lowry Landfill, A story of land, industry, waste and the citizens who stood up for their home. This was one of the first Superfund sites.

May 6 Audubon meeting will be at the Barn at the Indian Creek Nature Center. Neil Berstein will be showing how he does bird banding. Neil will set up nets around 4PM and we thought we would have people start showing up around 5PM. Everyone is welcome.

June 3

Meet at Jim Durbin's house at 1460 Douglas Ct., Marion for an evening of wandering through the front and back yards. Jim will talk about what he has done with his yard to attract insects and birds. Jim will try to answer questions on what he has done. Start at 5:30PM and go as long as someone wants to look.

Bring your cameras.