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Calendar:

TUE, JAN 1, 2019
Educational Meeting
(Yes, we are meeting on this date!)

SAT, JAN 26, 2019
Board Meeting at Kaladi Brothers, 6921 Brayton Dr, Anchorage, 10-Noon

TUE, FEB 5, 2019
Educational Meeting

SAT, FEB 23, 2019
Board Meeting at Kaladi Brothers, 6921 Brayton Dr, Anchorage, 10-Noon

TUE, MAR 5, 2019
Educational Meeting
Bird-Safe Plants in Alaska with Karen Webster

SAT, MAR 23, 2019
Board Meeting at Kaladi Brothers, 6921 Brayton Dr, Anchorage, 10-Noon

TUE, APR 2, 2019
Educational Meeting

SAT, APR 27, 2019
Board Meeting at Kaladi Brothers, 6921 Brayton Dr, Anchorage, 10-Noon

TUE, MAY 7, 2019
Educational Meeting

SAT, MAY 18, 2019
"Reading Rendezvous" on the Loussac Library lawn 12-4pm

SUN, MAY 19, 2019
"Migratory Bird Day" at the Alaska Zoo 11-5pm

SAT, MAY 25, 2019
Board Meeting at Kaladi Brothers, 6921 Brayton Dr, Anchorage, 10-Noon

TUE, JUN 4, 2019
Educational Meeting

SAT, JUN 22, 2019
Board Meeting at Kaladi Brothers, 6921 Brayton Dr, Anchorage, 10-Noon

SAT, JUN 29, 2019
Bird Club Picnic, Abbott Park, 11AM-3PM
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TUE, JUL 2, 2019
NO EDUCATIONAL MEETING UNTIL AUG 6

SAT, JUL 27, 2019
Board Meeting at Kaladi Brothers, 6921 Brayton Dr, Anchorage, 10-Noon

TUE, AUG 6, 2019
Educational Meeting

SUN, AUG 18, 2019
Homeless Animals Day at the Alaska Zoo!
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SAT, AUG 24, 2019
Board Meeting at Kaladi Brothers, 6921 Brayton Dr, Anchorage, 10-Noon

TUE, SEP 3, 2019
Educational Meeting

SAT, SEP 21, 2019
Board Meeting at Kaladi Brothers, 6921 Brayton Dr, Anchorage, 10-Noon

TUE, OCT 1, 2019
Educational Meeting
"Foraging"

SAT, OCT 26, 2019
Board Meeting at Kaladi Brothers, 6921 Brayton Dr, Anchorage, 10-Noon

TUE, NOV 5, 2019
Educational Meeting

SAT, NOV 23, 2019
Board Meeting at Kaladi Brothers, 6921 Brayton Dr, Anchorage, 10-Noon

TUE, DEC 3, 2019
Holiday Potluck and Board Elections

SAT, DEC 28, 2019
Board Meeting at Kaladi Brothers, 6921 Brayton Dr, Anchorage, 10-Noon


 

Almond Surprise
A bird toy suggestion by Leanna Rein

Materials Needed:

  • 2x2’s cut to desired length
  • 1 eye hook
  • Almonds
  • Drill bit approximately the diameter of an almond
  • Optional: Screw with eye hole at end (or a shish-kabob stick)

Instructions:

  • Cut the 2x2’s to the desired length. For example 6” or 3”
  • Drill holes through each of the sides, making sure to alternate, so as the holes do not meet in the middle of the block
  • Screw the eye hook into one of the ends so it can be hung
  • Alternative hanging method: Screw smaller hole through the middle to insert a screw with eye hole at end (or a shish-kabob stick)
  • Pound almonds into the holes
  • Hang in cage or wherever and let your birds forage for the almonds. Birds enjoy chewing the wood to obtain the almond, or just make a mess.


 

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