Upcoming Events

PROGRAMS

The Orleans Audubon Society meets on the third Tuesday of each month from September through May. Meetings held at the Community Church Unitarian Universalist are free and open to the public. Community Church Unitarian Universalist, 6690 Fleur de Lis Drive, New Orleans, Louisiana 70124, is located in Lakeview, on the southwest corner of Fleur de Lis Drive and 38th Street.

Air Potato Pulling Party
Help Save the Native Plants and Bird Habitat on Grand Isle

Air potato vine is a threat because it is able to grow at an alarming rate of 8 inches per day. This vine is able to rapidly climb to the tops of trees, affecting their natural intake of sunlight and other vital resources. Small native plants are at greatest risk of being smothered by air potato.

Hosting Organizations: The Grand Isle Music Festival, The Nature Conservancy of Louisiana, and Grand Isle Community Development Team
Date: Saturday, August 17
Location: Meet at Grand Isle Multiplex (3101 Hwy 1).
Times: 8:00-8:30 a.m. - Sign up in multiplex
8:30-9:00 a.m. - Directions and assignments
9:00-11:00 a.m. - Air potato vine pulling
11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. - Free plate lunch and live music for all volunteers!

For more information, contact:
GrandIsleMusicFest@gmail.com
(985) 271-1185

OAS and Crescent Bird Club Wine & Cheese Party
Date: Tuesday, September 17
Times: 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Location: Community Church Unitarian Universalist

Mingle with birders, ornithologists, hummingbird and wildlife garden experts, master naturalists, and outdoor enthusiasts. Get to know the fun folks who make up the Orleans Audubon Society and the Crescent Bird Club.


Bee Hummingbird photo by Joelle Finley

OAS and Crescent Bird Club Fall Banquet
Recreating Eden in Costa Rica: Gardeners in a Birding Paradise: Skutch, Wilson, and Some Exemplary Austrians

Speaker: Wendy Rihner
Date: Tuesday, October 15
Times: Cash bar 6:30 p.m., dinner 7:00 p.m., program 8:00 p.m.
Location: Augie’s Restaurant, 6005 Jefferson Hwy., Harahan, LA 70123

BIRDING TRIPS

Birding trips are co-hosted by Orleans Audubon and the Crescent Bird Club. All are welcome. Bring binoculars and drinking water, wear hiking shoes or boots. A hat, sun screen, other protection from the elements and insect repellent are advisable. Call the trip leader if you have questions.

OAS and Crescent Bird Club birding trips resume in September.

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OAS is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, charitable organization, and as such, your gift may be tax deductible if you itemize.