Upcoming Events

OAS regular meetings are held at the Community Church Unitarian Universalist, 6690 Fleur de Lis Drive, New Orleans, LA 70124 (Lakeview). The social starts at 6:30 p.m. and the program begins at 7:00 p.m.
Birding Field Trips are offered jointly with the Crescent Bird Club.

Orleans Audubon Monthly Programs

Pot Luck Holiday Party
Hosted by: Kathleen Crago
Date: Tuesday, December 15, 2015
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Location: Clubroom, DeLimon Place, 801 Rue Dauphine, Metairie, LA 70005 (Old Metairie)
Directions and Parking Information: Enter at 801 Metairie Road, across from PJ’S. This street is Rue St. Ann-stay on Rue St. Ann until you come to the second stop sign. Park in front of the office on St. Ann or at the corners of the condos. The entrance is 801 Rue Dauphine.
Bring your favorite dish or spirits to share and join us for some holiday cheer!

Speaker: John Sevenair
Date: Tuesday, January 19, 2016
Times: 6:30 p.m. social, 7:00 p.m. program
Location: Community Church Unitarian Universalist, 6690 Fleur de Lis (Lakeview)

Sometimes called the Eighth Continent, Madagascar is separated from the African mainland by the turbulent Mozambique Channel and millions of years of geological time. The world's fourth largest island has developed an entirely unique flora and fauna. John Sevenair traveled there recently and will introduce us to this fascinating place.

Birding Field Trips

Birding Fontainebleau State Park, east of Mandeville on Hwy 190 (half-day trip)
Date: Saturday, December 5
Time: 8:00 a.m.
Location: Meet at the large parking lot closest to the lake. $1.00 entrance fee required.
Leader: Tom Trenchard-884-2009

Birding the Bonnet Carré Spillway (half day trip)
Date: Saturday, December 12
Time: 8:00 a.m.
Location: Meet at the Norco Boat Launch. Take Airline Hwy (US 61) west, turn right onto the east Spillway levee, and turn left down to the boat launch. May need rubber boots.
Leader: Chris Brantley -234-4560

Audubon Park (half-day trip)
Date: Saturday, January 9, 2016
Time: 8:00 a.m.
Location: Meet in the parking lot off Magazine St. (St. Charles side of Magazine) near the golf club house.
Leader: Mary Joe Krieger (504) 866-3396 (H), (504)258-3396 (C)

New Orleans East Canals and Lakes (half-day trip)
Date: Saturday, January 16, 2016
Time: 8:00 a.m.
Location: Meet just inside Joe Brown Park. Exit I-10 at Read Blvd. and turn right on Read. Joe Brown Park
will be on the left about ½ mile down Read.
Leader: Joelle Finley (504) 715-2647

Christmas Bird Counts

The annual Christmas Bird Count is a Citizen Science project organized by the National Audubon Society. There is no fee to participate and the annual published report, American Birds, is available online.

New Orleans CBC
Date:Saturday, December 26th, 2015
Contact: Glenn Ousset, gousset@bellsouth.net, (504) 495-4284

Northshore-Slidell CBC
Date:Tuesday, December 29, 2015
Contact: Tom Trenchard, trench19@hotmail.com

Venice CBC
Date:Wednesday, December 30, 2015
Contact: Dan Purrington, oceanites1@gmail.com

St. Tammany CBC Mandeville and Covington
Contact: Chris Brantley, chris.brantley@charter.net


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