By Kevin Dickey, Chapter President - Lakeland Audubon Society You probably have heard in the past how good it is for conservation when somebody buys a Federal Duck Stamp. When you consider the effectiveness and efficiency of the program, it’s likely the most successful conservation funding effort in history. The program has enabled the U.S. … Continue reading Support bird conservation with the purchase of a Duck Stamp
Area utility providers are abusing their legal rights. By Kevin Dickey, Conservation Chair - Lakeland Audubon Society We all have come to need reliable electric power in our modern way of life, but just how much should we have to sacrifice to continue having it? What if it meant you had to give up something … Continue reading The Electric Companies Have Too Much Power
The Wisconsin DNR is currently conducting a Recreational Opportunities Analysis (ROA) for multiple areas of the state. By Kevin Dickey, Conservation Chairman - Lakeland Audubon Society The opportunity to let the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources know about your recreational interests and choice of outdoor activities is upon us. This opportunity that I'm referring to … Continue reading Be sure to give your imput
We are now taking orders for this year's wild bird seed sale. By Kevin Dickey, Conservation Chairman - Lakeland Audubon Society It's that time of year again, time to order bird seed for this fall and winter. The colder months ahead are when our wild birds could use a helping hand the most. Fall is … Continue reading Lakeland Audubon Society’s Annual Bird Seed Sale Has Begun!
These flying jewels are one of the highlights of summer. By Kevin Dickey, Conservation Chairman - Lakeland Audubon Society It's been a good year for hummingbirds so far in my yard. I've had them visiting my sugar-water feeders the day after I put them up, which was in the middle of May. People usually start … Continue reading Hummingbirds and More Hummingbirds
Make the pledge to go camping and help America's wildlife! By Kevin Dickey, Conservation Chairman - LAS The National Wildlife Federation's Great American Campout has started now that the month of June is upon us. Now in its 13th year, the Great American Campout is intended to encourage people to spend time in the … Continue reading NWF’s Great American Campout
Friday, May 19th, 2017 is Endangered Species Day. By Kevin Dickey, Conservation Chairmen - Lakeland Audubon Society Endangered Species Day was started in 2006 by the U.S. Congress and founded by the National Wildlife Federation. It's purpose is to raise awareness for the thousands of plants and animals that are endangered worldwide. One of the … Continue reading Celebrate Endanged Species Day
"Helping Birds Along the Way" By Kevin Dickey, Conservation Chairman - Lakeland Audubon Society This Saturday, May 13th is the official day for celebrating International Migratory Bird Day in the United States and Canada. The celebration is overseen by an organization called Environment for the Americas. This organization's main focus is to bring attention to … Continue reading Celebrate International Migratory Bird Day 2017!
Be sure to celebrate Earth Day this year! BY KEVIN DICKEY, CONSERVATION CHAIRMAN - LAS I urge everyone to get outdoors this Saturday, April 22nd and celebrate Earth Day. Enjoy all that nature has to offer and don't take any of it for granted. To me, that's what Earth Day is all about. For most … Continue reading Earth Day 2017
From the viewpoint of a birdwatcher and conservationist By Kevin Dickey, Conservation Chairman - LAS With the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources proposing a hunting season for the Sandhill Crane, I feel it's time for me to voice my opinion and provide information on a very controversial subject. Having lived my whole life around people … Continue reading Why the Sandhill Crane should not be hunted in Wisconsin!