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*Remembering Dick Nickelsen
*Annual Newsletter, Fall 2013
*Annual Newsletter, Fall 2012
*Annual Newsletter, Fall 2011
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*How to join our Chapter
*How to contact us
*Checklist of local birds
*Local birding sites
*National Audubon Society
*Beginnerís Guide to Bird Watching
*A Kid's Guide to Bird-Watching in the Playground
*2010 -Christmas Bird Count for Seven Mountains Audubon
*2011 -Christmas Bird Count for Seven Mountains Audubon
BIG DAY Birdathon 2011 Species Count for Seven Mountains Audubon
BIG DAY Birdathon 2013 Species Count for Seven Mountains Audubon

*The Great Backyard Bird Count
*Managing White-tailed Deer in PA

First Saturday Field Trips

July 1st

August 5th

October 7th

November 4th

The meeting time and place are NOT the usual:

It still is 7:30 AM

But we now meet near the "Old Walmart" at

The North end of the Weis parking lot

in Lewisburg (behind the

"new" Weis Gas Station) on Rt. 15.


Welcome to Seven Mountains Audubon!

We are a local chapter of the National Audubon Society surrounded by the beauty of the Central Susquehanna Valley. If you have an interest in the natural world, want to learn more about it, and want to help preserve it, join us!


See "Links" at Left for our online eNewsletters


*** PROGRAMS ***


First Saturday bird walk (December 1, 2018) at Montour Preserve

First Saturday Bird Walk will be at Montour Preserve at 8AM. Meet at the small shelter above the Nature Center to scope the lake for ducks and loons. If you'd like to carpool from Lewisburg, meet up is at 7:30 near the Weis gas pumps and Panera's. We'll also check the feeders for Siskins and other birds, and take a walk in the woods. If time we can check out the Amish pond. PM me with questions. See you there!


Monthly Presentation (Wednesday, April 18 at 7:30 PM)by Dr. Margaret Brittingham

Marcellus Shale Exploration and Development in Core Forest Habitat: Effects on Forest Habitat and Birds

North-central Pennsylvania contains one of the largest blocks of core forest within the mid-Atlantic region. These core forests overlay the Marcellus shale where resource extraction has increased exponentially and is projected to continue for at least the next 40 years. She will discuss landscape change associated with shale gas development on public and private land within the first 5 years of shale gas development and research on initial response by forest bird communities to these changes. She will also discuss wildlife use of pipelines and potential strategies for reducing negative effects of shale gas development on forest habitat and wildlife. Dr. Brittingham is a Professor of Wildlife Resources in the College of Agricultural Sciences at The Pennsylvania State University. Her research focuses on avian ecology, specifically the effects of habitat fragmentation on bird populations, incorporating wildlife needs into forest management plans, and managing for wildlife on private lands.



Our programs are free and open to the public.

All meetings are held at the Kelly Township Supervisors' Bldg,

551 Zeigler Rd, Lewisburg



Please join us at 7:30 PM on the Third Wednesdays,

September through May,

at the Kelly Twp. Supervisors' Bldg, 551 Zeigler Rd, Lewisburg

(See "Meeting Places" at the left)

Our programs are all FREE and open to the public.

For more information, call 570-837-3377