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Eastern Kingbird by Mike Benkis

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Although the weather outside can be frightful, bird-watching with your Audubon Society of Omaha buddies this January and February promises to be cozily delightful!

Audubon Society of Omaha proudly invites student artists to submit entries for ASO’s annual Student Art Contest. This year, we are returning to our popular in-person, LIVE event.

With the support of our board, our natural resource committee is investing in the earth to further the goal of conserving habitat for native birds. We believe the best way we can do this is to focus on acquiring more land around our two prairies, and by working to reconstruct and maintain habitat in those spaces.

Easy to identify with its bright yellow body and contrasting black and white wing markings, the American Goldfinch is many a birdwatcher’s favorite visitor to backyard feeders. Around this time of year, however, people begin asking, “Where did all my Goldfinches go?”

On a chilly November evening, a group of 23 cold-hardy folks gathered in the barn at Pottawattamie Conservation’s Hitchcock Nature Center to see one of North America’s smallest owls, the Northern Saw-whet Owl.

The evening of September 13 was a night to remember when scores of bird lovers flocked together to celebrate Audubon Society of Omaha’s 50th Anniversary at Lauritzen Gardens.

… by nominating officers and directors! It’s time to start our annual search for board members for the July 2022 - June 2023 term, and we need your help!

Join Olivia Darugna, Watchable Wildlife Biologist at Nebraska Game and Parks, on Zoom at 7 p.m. Thursday, November 10, for an in-depth review of the commission’s updated Nebraska Birding Guide website

September Field Trip, 2023 Student Art Contest and Show, & Welcome Our New Admin

Despite this summer’s drought, volunteers have worked on the wetlands area of The Audubon Prairie to restore the pond and make it inviting as a Blue Heron feeding station.

Partners in Conservation