Audubon Society of Central Arkansas Minutes

Audubon Society of Central Arkansas Minutes

Fletcher Library, Little Rock, AR

July 12, 2018, 7:00 p.m.


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


The June Minutes were approved following a motion by Bill Shepherd and second by Jane Gulley.


Cindy presented the June treasurer’s report which showed income of $10.62 and expenses of $166.37.  The net deficit through June is $2,333.38.


Dan Scheiman mentioned upcoming speakers will be Rob Beadel of the Ark. Forestry Commission on “Citizen Science” August 9 and Paul Norris with the Central Arkansas Trail Alliance September 13.


A program on the “Arkansas Wildlife Action Plan” was presented by Allison Fowler with the Ark. Game & Fish Commission (AGFC) following her introduction by Dan.


After the program ended at 8:00, Cindy talked about the stakeholders meeting June 27 at AGFC on the unlimited commercial harvesting of aquatic turtles.  Dan announced Ellen Fennell, former director of Audubon Arkansas, would be inducted into the ??? (help me here, Dan).  He also announced that Tom Foti and Friends of Fourche Creek would be receiving awards at the Ark. Wildlife Federation’s annual banquet.  Finally, Dan announced that Brett Kincaid would be leaving Audubon Arkansas.


The meeting adjourned at 8:20 p.m.


Respectfully submitted,



Barry Haas

Recording Secretary