Roger or Margaret Higbee at
Forest Landowner Workshop: Creating Healthy Plants for a Diverse and Healthy Forest
Thursday, June 13, 2019
Do you own woodland and have an interest in learning more about forest health and ways to improve it? Then attend this workshop on Saturday, June 29, at Yellow Creek State Park. You must preregister by June 17.
Audubon Photo Award Exhibit at Jennings Environmental Education Center, April 3-24, 2019
Wednesday, February 27, 2019
Award winning photos from the 2018 Audubon Photography Contest will be on display at Jennings Environmental Education Center from April 3 to 24, 2019, hosted by Bartramian Audubon Society.
This is one of the most prestigious awards in nature photography. The winning photographers and their stunning photographs were selected from more than 8,000 entries submitted by photographers from all 50 states, Washington, D.C., and 10 Canadian provinces. The display includes the Grand Prize winner, winners in the Professional, Amateur, and Youth divisions, and other images from the top 100 entries.
Jennings is the only location in western Pennsylvania where this traveling exhibit can be seen. The photos will be displayed in the newly renovated exhibition area of the Environmental Education Center, which is located at 2951 Prospect Road in Slippery Rock. Information about each photograph and photographer will be available. There is no admission charge to visit Jennings Environmental Education Center or this special exhibition.
Great Backyard Bird Count, February 15-18, 2019
Sunday, December 23, 2018
Participate in the 2019 Great Backyard Bird Count on the weekend of February 15-18, 2019. Go to http://www.birdcount.org for more information.
Free Thayer's Birding Software for Young Birders
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Any young birders or students interested in birds and nature who are enrolled in pre-K, grade school, middle school or high school can download the new version 7.7 of Thayer's Birds of North America for Free.
Thayer's Birding Software features the 1,007 birds that have been seen in the continental United States and Canada. The software includes 6,856 color photos, 1,506 songs and calls, 552 video clips of birds in action, 700 quizzes and much more.
For more details, read the press release or watch the Young Birder Program video.
When Pre-K through high school students download the software, they should enter the promotion code, ToddBirdClubYoungBirder to get the software for free. For a 50% discount, undergraduate or graduate students can enter the code, STUDENT, teachers can enter the code, TEACHER, and wildlife professionals can enter the code, WILDLIFE.
South African Twitcher, Indiana Free Library, August 23, 2017, 7:00 pm
Thursday, August 10, 2017
Bird enthusiasts will enjoy this presentation of the colorful, crazy birds of South Africa. Bird calls will accompany the photo and video presentation by MarLA Sink Druzgal. See and hear the bird with The Call of Africa, and listen to folklore and behavioral accounts of the vibrant, flying wildlife of the country. The presentation will include an exhibit of crafts and other items related to South African birds, along with a Q&A following the talk. This program is open to the public and light refreshments will be served.
2016 Indiana County Christmas Bird Count Results
Saturday, December 31, 2016
The Todd Bird Club held its 34th Indiana Christmas Bird Count on December 26, 2016. Participats tallied 7655 individuals of 70 species, plus 5 additional species during count week. The Jim Dearing award for best bird was given to Daniel Winstead for spotting a Turkey Vulture. This is only the second time that this species has been seen on the Indiana County Christmas Bird Count. View the detailed count results.
Todd Bird Club Facebook Page
Saturday, January 16, 2016
The Todd Bird Club now has a Facebook page, http://www.facebook.com/toddbirdclub! "Like" our Facebook page to join our conversation about birding. Keep us updated on your latest outings and bird sightings. Share your photos and videos.
Wings and Wildlife Art Show, Nov 7-8, featuring two Todd Bird Club members
Monday, October 26, 2015
The Wings and Wildlife Art Show, featuring 46 artists, will be at the National Aviary in Pittsburgh on November 7 and 8, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The artists include two Todd Bird Club members, Nancy Smeltzer and Sue Donley. Visit the art show to support the Aviary and our artists.