Thurdsay, February, 14, 8:00 AM, Otter Creek Audubon and the Middlebury Area Land Trust invite community members to help us survey birds and other wildlife at Otter View Park and the Hurd Grassland. Meet at the parking area of Otter View Park at the intersection of Weybridge St. and Pulp Mill Bridge Road in Middlebury. Birders of all ages and abilities welcome. For more information, call 388-1007 or 388-6019.
Thursday, February, 14, 7:00 PM at the Ilsley Public Library meeting room in Middlebury, Join us for the second of three Cabin Fever Lectures for 2013. Mike Winslow will introduce attendees to ‘Owls of Vermont’. Seven species of owls are known to breed in Vermont and another four species are rare winter visitors. Learn how to tell them apart with both visual and auditory clues. Mike has surveyed owls for the Middlebury and Ferrisburg Christmas Bird Counts and for the Vermont Breeding Bird Atlas. He is the staff scientist for the Lake Champlain Committee and the author of Lake Champlain: A Natural History.
Our previous lecture, From Christmas to Easter: Seabirds of the Pacific Islands, presented by Warren King, can be viewed online here:
For a complete list of our upcoming events, see the calendar on our website: