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Great Horned Owlets Rescue
Speaker: Cheryl Agular
Thursday, Sept. 6th | 7:15 PM| Tyvola Senior Center (2225 Tyvola Rd.)

Imagine you are a Great Horned owlet and you find yourself stranded on the ground unable to defend yourself from predators or hunt for your own food. Pretty frightening! Now, imagine that you (as a human) come across two of such owlets. What do you do? Well that’s what was the question Cheryl Agular had to answer when she was faced with two such owlets. With the help of her husband, Cheryl attempted to relocate the owlets and provide the entire family with a new nest site. At September meeting we meet Cheryl and she will share with us how this dangerous experiment turned out.
Cheryl is a first-time author, self-employed salon owner and self-taught photographer who lives in the small New England town of Westport, MA. Her true passion is her love for nature and wildlife. Her devotion and determination to help the family of owls turned out to be one of the most life changing and gratifying decisions she has ever made. She shares her experience in the book Great Horned Owlets Rescue: Where There’s a Will, There’s a Way But she will also share those experiences in person at the first meeting of our 2018-19 season. (Her book will be available at the meeting.)
So, if you give a hoot about what happened to these owlets, join us at our nest site – the Tyvola Senior Center (2225 Tyvola Rd.) on Thursday, Sept. 6th. Come early (6:15 PM) for refreshments and to catch up with friends after the summer break. Program will begin at 7:15 PM. See you there.

Definitive book about the birds of central
North & South Carolina

Mecklenburg Audubon is excited to announce this labor of love by local birders, photographers and illustrators is on sale now. The book is a first of its kind, an authoritative, comprehensive summary of the status, distribution, and historical context of all the birds regularly occurring in the Piedmont of both Carolinas. It includes original historical research never before compiled and published in one source; full accounts of 312 species with additional partial accounts of another 60 species; over 400 color photographs taken in the central Carolinas; and the complete results of the Mecklenburg County Breeding Bird Atlas. (Cost: $45 plus shipping)

Want to know more? Check out these reviews.

Review by Scott Anderson of North Carolina Partners in Flight
Reviews by local birders.
Charlotte Observer interview


To avoid shipping charge, you can also purchase the book at monthly meetings. Orders will be mailed out once a week at book rate, so figure on at least 2 weeks for delivery.

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Order Birds & Beans Coffee from MAS and support habitat conservation for the Wood Thrush in Central America.
Regular 12 oz. - $14.00
Regular 32 oz. - $25.00
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To pre-order your coffee for pick-up at the monthly meeting email Jan Fowler [] and provide him with the following information: Name, Phone Number, Email address, Number of bags desired, Type of coffee, Grind type, and Size.
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