General Meetings

On the first Tuesday of each month (unless otherwise noted), we invite members and non-members, alike, to enjoy a free program with refreshments and socializing starting at 6:15 PM. Meeting and program at 6:45 PM. Committee members will also share special announcements, bird sightings and upcoming field trips at the beginning of the meeting. Burroughs Audubon Society meets at the Anita B. Gorman Conservation Discovery Center at 4750 Troost Ave, KCMO 64110 EXCEPT AS NOTED. Some programs will meet in other locations due to scheduling conflicts at the Discovery Center.

*Burroughs Audubon does not hold general meetings in April, June, July, and August.   


Identification of Resident and Migrant Raptors of the Kansas City Area


Tuesday, September 5 at 6:45 p.m. in the Brush Creek Room of The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation building. Birds of prey thrill every birder and very often challenge our identification skills. Mark McKellar, Backyard Bird Center proprietor and wildlife biologist and educator, will help us with those challenging raptor identifications! Mark owns and operates the Backyard Bird Center on Barry Rd. in Kansas City, and he has led numerous field trips and introduced many people to the joys of birding. Before returning to Kansas City, Mark spent more than 20 years as a wildlife biologist, educator, and nature center director in North Carolina, Pennsylvania and Missouri.


Missouri, Wild and Wonderful


Tuesday, October 3 at 6:45 p.m. in the Paseo Room of The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation building. Naturalist and photographer, Matt Miles, has hiked, kayaked, backpacked, snorkeled and explored virtually every county in Missouri to photograph its wild animals and scenic places for more than 20 years. Come hear about the adventures documented in his amazing new book Missouri, Wild and Wonderful.


Excitement, Beauty and Adventure: Journeying to Alaska


Tuesday, Novemebr 7 at 6:45 p.m. in the Anita B. Gorman Conservation Discovery Center Lewis & Clark room. Burroughs Audubon Society members, Tom Tucker and Tina Yochum-Magaz, love Alaska so much that they have spent 5 ½ months over two summers and have driven 23,000 miles to discover America’s “Last Frontier”! Join us as they share some of their experiences, and see incredible images of the state’s birds and wildlife. Also, learn some practical, as well as historical, information about the monumental Alaska Highway.