2022 Field Trip schedule announced!

Field trips are a long-standing LCAS tradition: a great way for all of us to celebrate our local birds, meet new people, and sharpen our birding skills. This year we have a diverse selection planned, so whether you’re an avid birder or just getting…

May Program Meeting! We’re Back!

When: May 10, 2022 7PM Where: Montana WILD Education Center In the fall of 2016 when roughly 60,000 Snow Geese and Ross’s Geese landed in the Berkeley Pit in Butte; approximately 3,000 geese died despite round-the-clock hazing efforts that continued for days. Other than…

Spring Meadow, Spring Cleaning

During the summer of 2021, Boy Scout Troop #214 surveyed nesting boxes at Spring Meadow. They found that Spring Meadow Lake State Park hosts an astounding 50 nesting boxes at the state park! The Scouts created a map and spreadsheet with the location and…

Membership NEWS – Winners Announced!

During the final months of 2021, Last Chance Audubon Society sponsored a drawing for individuals who either renewed their memberships, or joined LCAS as a member prior to the start of 2022. LCAS was able to do this through the generous donation of Birds…

2021-2022 Carroll College Award

This year’s Last Chance Audubon Society/Carroll College $1000 award goes to Hannah Winn in support of her senior research project, “Age and growth rate of trees along forest-meadow ecotones”.  (Note: An ecotone is the boundary between two different plant communities.)  Identifying at least two…

Christmas Bird Count 2021

As the pandemic continues, without sign of easing soon, we are faced with another Christmas Bird Count (CBC) season in which it would once again endanger the health of our members to hold our usual and treasured group event. Therefore, the LCAS Board has…

2022 Membership Drive

Birds & Beasleys matches new memberships, donates gift certificates to new members!  Last Chance Audubon Society promotes education and understanding of birds in the community primarily through volunteerism and memberships. As a new calendar year approaches, LCAS membership renewals and new memberships are a…

Beasley Trail Dedication

On Sunday, September 12, 2021, LCAS dedicated a new trail at Spring Meadow Lake State Park. The trail was officially named the Jane Beasley Memorial Trail and is complete with decomposed granite foundation, weed remediation and signage. This project was a collaborative effort by…

Bird Flight Patterns and Music

Last Chance Audubon Society recently purchased a one year subscription to an educational video produced by the New Bedford Symphony Orchestra. The video is titled Bird Flight Patterns and Music, and is designed for all who have an interest in birds and music. It…

News from the Education Committee

The summer has been busy for the LCAS Education Committee with the announcement of two scholarships for high school graduating seniors, and the completion of a senior thesis for last year’s Carroll College award recipient. Each year, LCAS makes available to graduating high school…