Litchfield Hills Audubon Society
P. O. Box 861
Litchfield, CT 06759-0861


MEETING CHANGES
Bad weather? Our meeting and event cancellations or postponements
are broadcast on WFSB TV Channel 3 in Hartford and on radio station WZBG at 97.3 FM.
To get added to our email notification list, send an email to berryledges@optonline.net.

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Meetings
Unless otherwise indicated, General Meetings are held on the first Monday of each month
at the Litchfield Community Center, 421 Bantam Road (Rt. 202), Litchfield, CT.
When the first Monday of the month falls on a holiday, the meeting is held on the second Monday.
Refreshments are served at 7 p.m.  The meeting starts at 7:30 p.m. and the program follows.
The April and October meetings are Potluck Dinners starting at 6:30 p.m.
The June meeting is the Annual Meeting and Dinner held at a local restaurant; it begins at 6 p.m.
Our August meeting is the annual Picnic at Boyd Woods Sanctuary; it begins at 6 p.m.
Board of Directors Meetings are held the third Tuesday of every other month
at 7:15 p.m. in the Education Room at the Litchfield Community Center

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   "Isthmian Bird Treks:
Chasing Lifers in Panama"
Monday, January 8 ~ 7:00 pm
Litchfield Community Center
Details to come in the January/February 2018
 issue of Chickadee Chatter.

Birding Events & Field Trips
WANT TO KNOW ABOUT NEWLY SCHEDULED FIELD TRIPS?
PLEASE GIVE US YOUR EMAIL ADDRESS
If you want to get emailed trip notices, special club announcements, etc.,
contact David Zomick at 860-584-2824 or dzsurtudo@gmail.com
You can also check our website, www.lhasct.org

Junior Audubon Calendar
Junior Audubon provides an opportunity
for grade-school children to learn about nature,
the environment, and the creatures that live there.
It is sponsored by the Litchfield Hills Audubon Society and it is FREE.
Children of all ages and their parents have enjoyed
Junior Audubon activities, but we plan events
for children in grades 2 through 5.
To get on our email list or for more information,
contact Donna Rose Smith at 203-706-0474

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Christmas Bird Count (CBC) 4 Kids     
Saturday,  December TBD ~ 10:00 am
This international event is open to kids from 7-16 years old.
It is a half-day event to involve young people interested in birds.
The date and place should be finalized by the time you read this.
Adult mentors are needed to help the teams of young people out in the field.
There will be pizza and hot cocoa afterwards for all the participants.
(Note: "CBC" means "Christmas Bird Count")
To get on our email list or for more information,
contact Donna Rose Smith at 203-706-0474

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    Eagle Watch     
January TBD, Day TBD ~ 10:00 am
Shepaug Bald Eagle Observatory in Southbury
Participants will meet at the Shepaug Bald Eagle Observatory in Southbury.
Check www.lhasct.org for the date or send an email to
 lhasjunior@gmail.com to get on our email notification list.

To get on our email list or for more information,
contact Donna Rose Smith at 203-706-0474

Check our website,www.lhasct.org, for other
upcoming Junior Audubon activities.

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Chestnut Tree Planting
at Wigwam Brook Wildlife Sanctuary
Saturday, May 5, 2012
sponsored by the Litchfield Hills Audubon Society