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Have you hung your sugar water feeders out yet? The Hummingbirds are here!

By Kevin Dickey, Chapter President - Lakeland Audubon Society I'll admit it, that this year, I have definitely procrastinated when it comes to getting the sugar water feeders out for the hummingbirds. Today, I'm finally getting to it. I'm saying this because the Ruby-throated Hummingbirds have been spotted in our area for weeks now. A … Continue reading Have you hung your sugar water feeders out yet? The Hummingbirds are here!

Let your voice be heard by the Wisconsin DNR

2019 DNR SPRING FISH & WILDLIFE PUBLIC HEARING AND WCC COUNTY MEETING April 8, 2019 at 7:00 p.m.  (see below for the location in your county) Kenosha:  Kenosha County Center – Hearing Room, 19600 75th Street, Bristol, WI Racine:  Union Grove High School – Theater, 3433 S. Colony Ave, Union Grove, WI Rock:  Craig High … Continue reading Let your voice be heard by the Wisconsin DNR

Support bird conservation with the purchase of a Duck Stamp

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

The Electric Companies Have Too Much Power

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

Be sure to give your imput

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

Lakeland Audubon Society’s Annual Bird Seed Sale Has Begun!

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!

Hummingbirds and More Hummingbirds

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

NWF’s Great American Campout

  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

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!