• Fri. - Sat., June 7-8, 7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. – Time & Optics. A birding optics event in Amish Country in the
Heart of Ohio at 6954 County Road 77, Millersburg. Free coffee and donuts from a local bakery. Featuring
GMAS members Kenn and Kimberly Kaufman and Greg Miller birding.
• Sat., June 8, 9-11 a.m. – Bird walk at Secrest Arboretum, 1630 Madison Ave., Wooster. Meet at
visitor pavilion. Also on this date, potential trip for Upland Sandpipers. Send Email to
firstname.lastname@example.org for details of Sandpiper trip.
• Fri., June 21, 7:00 p.m. – Special event. An evening with author Michael Godfrey, “Grassland Birds and
Climate Change.” In order to raise funds for Bobolinks at Byers Woods and educational programming, we
are offering a special evening with author and videographer Michael Godfrey of “Audubon’s Video Field
Guide to 505 Birds.” Spend an evening with this master storyteller and learn more about “Grassland Birds and
Climate Change.” Your donation will make a difference. Register now or E-mail email@example.com for
your invitation. Go here for Michael Godfrey info. See our Events page for more info
out-of-town guests staying over for Bobolinks at Byers Woods.
• Sat., June 22, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. – Bobolinks at Byers Woods. Free event (See our EVENTS page for
more details) celebrating bobolinks and much more. Interpretive walks led by Jim McCormac, Lisa Rainsong,
Greg Miller and Tim Leslie. Vendors, displays, children’s crafts and food provided by Ashland Park District.
Byers Woods is located four miles south of Ashland on County Road 1754, east of State Route 60.
• Sat., July 13, 11:30 a.m. – Bird hike at Gorman Nature Center. Picnic and GMAS elections and
meeting to follow.
• Sat., July 27, 9 a.m. – Bird walk at Byers Woods with Ashland County Park District. Four miles
south of Ashland on County Road 1754, east of State Route 60. GMAS board meeting following the
walk. Bring a sack lunch.
Meet at visitor pavilion.
south of Ashland on County Road 1754, east of State Route 60. Meet in parking lot.
Sept.14 - Charles Mill Lake
Sept. 28 – Byers Woods ACPD
Oct. 12 Secrest
Oct. 26 – Byers Woods ACPD
Nov. 9 -- Pleasant Hill Lake Park H/C access.
Nov. 23 – Byers Woods ACPD
M. Shieldcastle, Waterfowl GNC MoB
Dec 14 Secrest /Holiday Party
Dec. 28th Byers Woods ACPD
MoB = Meeting of Board
Photos of the 2012 Christmas Bird Counts!
Photos from past GMAS Sponsored Events:
Click on these links
Or read the story in Wooster's Daily Record
Bobolinks and Butterflies
at Byers Wood 6/27/09
Fringed Prairie Orchid Tour
Ashland, Ohio 6/28/09
GMAS MISSION STATEMENT:
Greater Mohican Audubon Society (GMAS) is dedicated to the
protection and enjoyment of birds and other wildlife through
environmental education and the conservation and restoration of
Greater Mohican Audubon Society consists of Ashland, Holmes,
Richland and Wayne Counties in North-central Ohio. The National
Audubon Society recognized GMAS as an official chapter in May
The bird chosen to represent GMAS is the handsome Bobolink.
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