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That’s what I said about my latest prairie restoration project. It all started when Audubon Society of Omaha acquired the virgin prairie and old brome field next to its existing prairie in North Omaha.

The Meadowlark recently caught Christine Jacobsen for a brief chat between her roles as Director of Education at Lauritzen Gardens and newly installed President of Audubon Society of Omaha.

Let’s face it: It’s probably time to clean your feeder. A dirty feeder can cultivate deadly bacteria and promote the spread of disease as seed decays and droppings accumulate.

The savvy birder catches the early date of this fall’s Bird Seed Sale — Saturday, October 2, and Sunday, October 3.

Cats kill an estimated 2.7 billion birds a year in the US. They are the greatest threat to birds in North America — killing more birds than the loss of habitat, climate change, wind energy, and building strikes. Unfortunately, most people are unaware of the magnitude of the problem.

Please join me on a journey to our Cuming City Prairie! Through my work at Fontenelle Forest and as an ASO volunteer, I have visited this prairie several times and would love to take you there in person. But until we can do so safely, let’s gather on the page! And let’s make our sojourn more about the experience than analysis.

During my time on the leadership team, Audubon Society of Omaha has worked strategically to actively promote environmental awareness to our community through education, conservation, and enjoyment of our natural heritage, with a special focus on birds.

Each year Audubon Society of Omaha elects or re-elects officers and directors. Here are the results for the term that starts July 1, 2021:

They are, virtually, Best of Show. Don’t wait another minute to mosey through the galleries on display during the 2021 Audubon Society of Omaha Student Art Show at audubon-omaha.org. Posted April 5, the more than 300 entries have amazed and delighted site visitors and judges, who awarded more than 200 prizes for Excellence and Merit.

Neotropical migrants pass through in May and are considered favorites by many for the vivid varieties of color in their plumage.

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