The Loess Hills
Audubon Society exists to educate individuals and the general public, to enjoy and
promote birding, to support ornithology, and to be an advocate for wild areas and environmental issues.
1. To educate
the public on the need to protect wild birds and all other animals, trees and all other plants, soil, air and water, and to promote a better public understanding of these natural
--Raise monies for the purchase and distribution
of Audubon Adventures for local schools.
--Support the Important Bird Areas and Bird
Conservation Areas programs.
--Promote issue advocacy.
2. To provide the opportunity for study and
observation of birds and other wildlife.
--Schedule monthly outings to observe birds
and educate club members and the public about bird and other wildlife habitat.
--Present bird identification classes as
part of some monthly meetings.
--Maintain a bird hotline to advise members
and the public of local sightings.
--Promote the marketing and distribution
of our Siouxland Bird Guide.
--Continue Bird Food sales as a primary fund
3. To contribute to research in the fields
of conservation and ornithology by monetary
support and active
--Participate in local annual Christmas Bird
--Participate in the annual Birdathon.
--Participate in the annual Great Backyard
--Participate in Feederwatch.
--Participate in local bird surveys.
--Maintain Bluebird trails and report results
to the Iowa Bluebird Directory.
4. To promote the conservation of wildlife
and the natural environment and encourage interest in the study of nature.
--Hold 9 club meetings during the year that
emphasize the conservation of birds and other wildlife.
--Publish a bi-monthly newsletter of club
activities and conservation news.
--Publish club meeting dates and program information in the Sioux City Journal.
--Maintain a web site of club activities
and conservation news.
--Support Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center projects.
--Support Adams Homestead and Nature Preserve
--Support Stone State Park projects.--Support local Nature Conservancy projects.