Audubon Society of Central Arkansas Minutes

Audubon Society of Central Arkansas Minutes

Fletcher Library, Little Rock, AR

June 14, 2018, 7:00 p.m.


The meeting was called to order at 7:00 p.m. by President Cindy Franklin.  Twenty-three people were present.


The April Minutes by Barry Haas were approved following a motion by John Webb and second by Dottie Boyles.  There was no May meeting.


Treasurer Jim Dixon presented the April and May treasurer’s reports which showed combined income of $173.41 and combined expenses of $750.00.  The net deficit through May is $2,177.63.


Cindy announced field trips July 14 to Bois D’Arc WMA in Hempstead County and August 25 to Bald Knob NWR in White County.


Cindy also mentioned upcoming speakers/programs will be Allison Fowler of the Arkansas Game & Fish Commission July 12 on the “Wildlife Action Plan” and Rob Beadel of the Ark. Forestry Commission August 9 on “Citizen Science”.


A program on “World of Pollinators” was presented by Jon Zawislak. with an introduction by Cindy.


Following the program Cindy announced a stakeholders meeting June 27 at AGFC re the unlimited commercial harvesting of aquatic turtles.  Jim led a discussion about reinvesting or cashing a $5,000 CD set to mature in late June.  Jim announced the ASCA website has an $18 annual renewal fee.  He also said for $20/year the website could undergo security checks/scans.  That expense was approved after a motion by John and second by Jane Gulley.


The meeting adjourned at 8:45 p.m.


Respectfully submitted,



Barry Haas

Recording Secretary