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Upcoming Out Of Town Weekend Trip

Ottawa NWR
October 29, 2017 (Sunday)   7:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Leader: Jim Koppin (
Meet at the MDOT lot in the northwest corner of the Miejer parking lot at 8 mile and Haggerty. We will carpool from there promptly at 7:30 am. This refuge is an excellent waterfowl migration stop.  We will be using the refuge tour bus. This trip is limited to 14 people. I you want to attend, contact Jim Koppin asap, ( or text or call 734-776-6546). Alternatively, if you choose to drive separately, meet at the Ottawa NWR headquarters at 8:45.
We will stop for lunch on the way home

Things to do:

  • Learn more about birds this spring and summer through volunteer work such as bird banding, nest-box monitoring, and conducting bird surveys.

  • Check out the new Polk Penguin Conservation Center at the Detroit Zoo.  It is home to 70 penguins.

Our Mission

  • Promote an interest in native wildlife including birds, other animals and plants and advocate the preservation of wildlife habitats in Michigan.
  • Provide on a local level, access to the natural world through activities and social media such as meetings, field trips, newsletter, website, facebook, twitter and blogs.

     OAS is a chapter of Michigan Audubon Society. We have served Oakland County, Michigan since 1958.

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