WHAT'S NEW WITH GEAS?
Great Backyard Bird Count 2019Help scientists study birds by joining the Great Backyard Bird Count! You can make a difference by counting for as little as 15 minutes. Sign up today: http://gbbc.birdcount.org
For a chance to win a prize from GEAS, stop by one of the three library locations listed below to submit your data or share a photo with the tag #IdahoGBBC.
Library! at Cole & Ustick
Library! at Bown Crossing
Library! at Collister
'Beginning Birding by Ear' learning opportunity
Instructor David Potter is offering three sessions into the spring to learn many of our common local birds by call and song. Each session includes two classes. $25 per session. Session Details & Registration
Get a discount on high quality, bird-friendly coffee by ordering through our Coffee Club!
GEAS is partnering with Birds and Beans—a Smithsonian Certified Bird-Friendly brand—to offer a special rate on their coffee. Learn why the "bird-friendly" certification matters, and place an order with GEAS to get in on this fantastic discount.
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Annual Banquet & Silent Auction Tickets Available Now!
Join GEAS on March 9th, 2019 for a wonderful evening featuring a special presentation by Nathan Pieplow, dinner, homemade desserts, and a great silent auction and raffle. This is one of the biggest fundraisers for our chapter each year and is a great chance to connect with fellow members while supporting our important work!
Call for 2019 Golden Eagle Audubon Society Board Members!Would you like to take an active role in the GEAS community? Do you have a skill that may be helpful for our organization? We would love hearing from you!
If you are interested in joining our board of directors please read through our Board Expectations and fill out our Board of Directors Nominee Questionnaire by April 1, 2019. For more information email LUrban@goldeneagleaudubon.org.
Native Plant Network: News & Opportunities
GEAS is a key partner of the The Treasure Valley Native Plant Network, which works together to collect, germinate, propagate, and create banks of seedlings for planting in restoration sites around the Treasure Valley. This past year, Sean Finn represented GEAS and the Network and planted over 5000 native plants in the Treasure Valley! For more info contact Sean Finn: email@example.com
New Benefit Option for Members: Birds of North America Online
For just $8 per year, you can take your bird education to the next level with access to the Cornell Lab of Ornithology's Birds of North America Online (regularly priced $42 per year). This is the most comprehensive reference for the life histories of over 760 bird species that breed in the U.S. and Canada. You can purchase this optional membership benefit by logging into our Membership Portal. If you are already a member and don’t have a login account yet, contact us to get started at firstname.lastname@example.org. Not a member yet? Join today!