Field Trip – November 17 DeGray Lake Resort State Park—Arkadelphia

 

Meet at 7:30 a.m. in the commuter lot at I-430/I-630 off Shackleford Road in Little Rock.  We’ll arrive around 8:45 a.m. at the park’s Lodge for anyone who would like to meet us there.  Our target birds will be eagles, loons, ducks, mergansers, grebes, and gulls.  Dress warm, the lake can be windy and cold.  Hats and gloves are recommended.  Bring scope, water, and snacks.  You can bring lunch or eat in the Lodge’s restaurant.

 

Address for the park is:  2027 State Park Entrance Road – Bismarck, Arkansas 71929.  GPS coordinates are 34.24562, -93.14840.  Go to www.degray.com for more information about the park.

 

Monthly Meeting November 11, 2018 – The Leopold Land Ethic

The Song of Leopold- Birding through A Sand County Almanac Marc and Suzanne Hirrel, state coordinators Leopold Education Project Birds were a seminal component of Aldo Leopold’s crafting of The Land Ethic. We will explore the influence of birds in readings and activities from A Sand County Almanac. Marc and Suzanne Hirrel have been activity in environmental and conservation education for over 20 years. In our retirement years, we formed a LLC, LEP-Arkansas to keep our youth connected to Nature.

Fletcher Library at 7 PM