Celebrate Endanged Species Day

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

Celebrate International Migratory Bird Day 2017!

"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!

Why the Sandhill Crane should not be hunted in Wisconsin!

  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!