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Good news for the environment!
Recycling is available here in our city for plastic foam items with the “6” on the bottom.
Plastilite ( 402 453-7501) offers a large bin accessible 24 hours a day.
To find it go to Hwy 36 (McKinley); turn north on actual 48th St (just west of the 48th St Exit from 680), take the first left, and
you will find Plastilite a short distance ahead. The street address is 4930 Battlefield Drive.
January Field Trip Summary
For the January field trip the Audubon Society of Omaha did some feeder watching from WARM places at 3 locations:
Fontenelle Forest (Sarpy County)
Bob and Kathleen Rose's backyard (Sarpy County)
Duane and Kathy Schwery's back deck (Cass County)
Birds seen while drinking coffee or cider and eating cookies, cheese and crackers:
Downy Woodpeckers, Red-bellied Woodpeckers, Hairy Woodpeckers, Northern Flickers, Blue Jays, Black-capped Chickadees, Tufted Titmouse, RED-BREASTED NUTHATCH, White-breasted Nuthatch, BROWN CREEPER, CAROLINA WREN (up close), Eastern Bluebird (drinking from the birdbath), E. Starling, YELLOW-RUMPED WARBLER (drinking at the birdbath), Dark-eyed Juncos, Northern Cardinals, House Finch, PINE SISKINS (20-30), American Goldfinch, House Sparrows
Forty-seven people divided into 13 groups and counted birds around Omaha, Plattsmouth and Glenwood as part of the National Audubon Society event in its 118th year. Other counts are held across the state and country. The annual bird census in the Western Hemisphere is done by volunteer birdwatchers from Dec. 14 through Jan. 5. Information is sent to and compiled by the National Audubon Society.