Black River Audubon Society

The Black River Audubon Society is a chapter of the National Audubon Society and is based in Lorain County, Ohio, USA. Join


Photos by BRAS members: Egret by Diane Devereaux, Eastern Kingbird by Erib Bruder, and Cooper's Hawk by John Koscinski

All About Bluebirds presentation, March 18, 2017. More info here.    

April 4 Free Program, 7 p.m., "Incorporating Native Plants in an Urban Landscape" presented by Andy Lance at Sandy Ridge Reservation Metro Park, North Ridgeville. Lance has worked with the Cleveland Metroparks as a field botanist and also taught ecology and biology at LCCC.

Mark your calendars for the Jack Smith Outstanding Speaker Series. April 1, French Creek Nature Center, 2 p.m., Brian "Fox" Ellis presents the "Life of John James Audubon." See here for more info.

And April 25, Ritter Public Library, Vermilion, 7 p.m., Dr. Bernie Master presents "World Birding." More info.

April 28 at 7 p.m., the VP for Bird Conservation at National Aududbon, Dr. Stephen Kress, will make a presentation at the Cleveland Museum of Natural History as part of its Explorer Series. It's at 1 Wade Oval Drive, University Circle, Cleveland. Ticket prices here.

The latest Bluebird News here.

View map of new Black River Audubon Park here (scroll).

Lorain County Birding Hotspots info here.

The Lorain Lighthouse, pictured in the index, was completed in 1917 and placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1978 (photo by J. Koscinski).

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