Upcoming Events

  • Thu
    03
    Jan
    2019
    Fri
    04
    Jan
    2019
    1:30 PM to 3:30 PMBurroughs Nature Center and Bird Sanctuary

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  • Sat
    12
    Jan
    2019
    10:00 am - 1:00 pmBurroughs Audubon Nature Center and Bird Sanctuary

    CANCELLED ENTIRELY DUE TO WEATHER. Click on Bird Banding for more information

  • Thu
    17
    Jan
    2019
    Fri
    18
    Jan
    2019
    1:30 PM to 3:30 PMBurroughs Nature Center and Bird Sanctuary

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  • Thu
    31
    Jan
    2019
    Fri
    01
    Feb
    2019
    1:30 PM to 3:30 PMBurroughs Nature Center and Bird Sanctuary

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  • Tue
    05
    Feb
    2019
    7:00 pmAnita B. Gorman Conservation Discovery Center

    The Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance program at the Anita B. Gorman Conservation Discovery Center scheduled for 7:00 p.m. this evening, THE PROGRAM HAS BEEN CANCELED DUE TO WEATHER AND ROAD CONDITIONS.

  • Sat
    09
    Feb
    2019
    10:00 am - 1:00 pmBurroughs Audubon Nature Center and Bird Sanctuary

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  • Sat
    09
    Feb
    2019
    9:00 - 10:00 amBurroughs Audubon Nature Center and Bird Sanctuary

    FREE EVENT; bring binoculars and birding field guides / phone apps; dress for the weather while we will hike the trails looking for birds. If the weather is intolerable, we'll view the large bird feeding area from the building. One mission of the group is to bring together youth with the same interest in birds. Questions: Sara Scheil 816-356-6986 / MYBCKC@gmail.com

    Stay for the bird banding at 10:00 a.m. with staff from the Missouri River Bird Observatory. See wild birds up close and ask lots of questions.

  • Thu
    14
    Feb
    2019
    Fri
    15
    Feb
    2019
    1:30 PM to 3:30 PMBurroughs Nature Center and Bird Sanctuary

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  • Thu
    28
    Feb
    2019
    Fri
    01
    Mar
    2019
    1:30 PM to 3:30 PMBurroughs Nature Center and Bird Sanctuary

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  • Sat
    02
    Mar
    2019
    10:00 am - 1:00 pmBurroughs Audubon Nature Center and Bird Sanctuary

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  • Tue
    05
    Mar
    2019
    6:00 pmANITA B. GORMAN CONSERVATION DISCOVERY CENTER

    Please note that this date is the FIRST TUESDAY of the month at the ANITA B. GORMAN CONSERVATION DISCOVERY CENTER, 4750 Troost Ave. KCMO 64110, in the auditorium. Ecological Impact of Outdoor Cats - a talk that will explore the ecological impact of outdoor cats and consider management options that protect cats, wildlife, and people.

  • Wed
    13
    Mar
    2019
    10:00 am - NoonBurroughs Audubon Nature Center and Bird Sanctuary

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  • Thu
    14
    Mar
    2019
    Fri
    15
    Mar
    2019
    1:30 PM to 3:30 PMBurroughs Nature Center and Bird Sanctuary

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  • Tue
    19
    Mar
    2019
    10:00 am - NoonBurroughs Audubon Nature Center and Bird Sanctuary

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  • Sat
    23
    Mar
    2019
    10:00 am - NoonBurroughs Audubon Nature Center and Bird Sanctuary

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  • Wed
    27
    Mar
    2019
    10:00 am - NoonBurroughs Audubon Nature Center and Bird Sanctuary

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  • Thu
    28
    Mar
    2019
    Fri
    29
    Mar
    2019
    1:30 PM to 3:30 PMBurroughs Nature Center and Bird Sanctuary

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  • Thu
    04
    Apr
    2019
    Fri
    05
    Apr
    2019
    1:30 PM to 3:30 PMBurroughs Nature Center and Bird Sanctuary

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  • Sat
    13
    Apr
    2019
    5:00 pmUnity Village Conference Center

    REGISTRATION REQUIRED BY APRIL 1. Burroughs Audubon Society Annual Dinner and Silent Auction & Raffle. Program by Dr. Daniel Patterson: “Oh That We Had More Guns!” John James Audubon’s Missouri River Journals and His Hidden Conservation Ethic.

    Registration form here.

  • Sat
    13
    Apr
    2019
    8:30 - 10:30 AMBurr Oak Woods Nature Center

    This is a FREE event sponsored by Burroughs Audubon and the Osage Trails Missouri Master Naturalists. Creating a team name, children under the age of 18 can enter with 2-3 youth teammates and an adult sponsor. Then try to find and identify as many bird species as possible during this 2-hour event. To enter, register at: kcbirdathon AT gmail DOT com. Please sign up by April 1, 2019. Registration is limited; first-come, first-served. An adult sponsor who will accompany the team is required. Burr Oak Woods Nature Center is located at 1401 NW Park Rd, Blue Springs, MO 64015. Questions? Contact Sara at (816) 356-6986.

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  • Tue
    16
    Apr
    2019
    10:00 am - NoonBurroughs Audubon Nature Center and Bird Sanctuary

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  • Tue
    16
    Apr
    2019
    6:00 pmat the THE KAUFFMAN FOUNDATION CONFERENCE CENTER

    Introduction to Bird Song at the THE KAUFFMAN FOUNDATION CONFERENCE CENTER, 4801 Rockhill Rd. KCMO 64110, in the Brookside Room. This hour-long program will include an introduction to sonagrams (visual representations of bird vocalizations) and examples of how to listen to, describe, and learn bird vocalizations.

  • Thu
    18
    Apr
    2019
    10:00 am - NoonBurroughs Audubon Nature Center and Bird Sanctuary

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  • Tue
    23
    Apr
    2019
    10:00 am - NoonBurroughs Audubon Nature Center and Bird Sanctuary

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  • Tue
    30
    Apr
    2019
    10:00 am - NoonBurroughs Audubon Nature Center and Bird Sanctuary

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  • Sat
    04
    May
    2019
    9:00 AM - 3:00 PMWeston Bend State Park - Bee Creek Shelter

    Wings Over Weston is the largest one-day birding festival in the Midwest with a unique niche – children. A partnership between Burroughs Audubon and Missouri State Parks, Wings Over Weston’s mission is to introduce birds, migration, and the importance of conservation of habitat to children, the birders of tomorrow.

    The festival has more than 30 stations including build a house or feeder, Bird Olympics, The Great Migration game, bird banding, live birds from Operation Wildlife and Raptor Rehab, hummingbirds, and more! If you have an interest in volunteering, please call or email Christine at 816-540-3515/816-824-1074 and birdsecretary@comcast.net.

    Downloadable and printable flyer here.

  • Sat
    04
    May
    2019
    9:30 am - 2:00 pmBackyard Bird Center

    Spring Native Plant Sale from 9:30 am-2:00 pm at Backyard Bird Center, 6212 NW Barry Road, Kansas City, MO. Please call Missouri Wildflower Nursery with pre-orders by Tuesday, April 30 at 573-496-3492 or email: mowldflrs@socket.net.

  • Tue
    14
    May
    2019
    10:00 am - NoonBurroughs Audubon Nature Center and Bird Sanctuary

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  • Thu
    16
    May
    2019
    10:00 am - NoonBurroughs Audubon Nature Center and Bird Sanctuary

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  • Tue
    21
    May
    2019
    6:45 pmat the THE KAUFFMAN FOUNDATION CONFERENCE CENTER

    People and Wildlife: An Anthropologist’s Journey to Namibia at the THE KAUFFMAN FOUNDATION CONFERENCE CENTER, 4801 Rockhill Rd. KCMO 64110, in the Paseo Room. Meeting starts at 6:45 p.m.; come early for social time from 6:00 - 6:45. Dr. Ryan Klataske with Kansas State University and Audubon of Kansas will provide a broad introduction to Namibia, including its people, history, wildlife, and the lessons we can learn about conservation and community in the Great Plains. Vivid photography will compliment Dr. Klataske’s stories.

  • Tue
    28
    May
    2019
    10:00 am - NoonBurroughs Audubon Nature Center and Bird Sanctuary

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  • Thu
    30
    May
    2019
    10:00 am - NoonBurroughs Audubon Nature Center and Bird Sanctuary

    Click on "Bonnie the Biologist" for more information.

  • Thu
    13
    Jun
    2019
    10:00 am - NoonBurroughs Audubon Nature Center and Bird Sanctuary

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  • Wed
    19
    Jun
    2019
    10:00 am - NoonBurroughs Audubon Nature Center and Bird Sanctuary

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  • Tue
    25
    Jun
    2019
    10:00 am - NoonBurroughs Audubon Nature Center and Bird Sanctuary

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  • Thu
    27
    Jun
    2019
    10:00 am - NoonBurroughs Audubon Nature Center and Bird Sanctuary

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  • Thu
    11
    Jul
    2019
    10:00 am - NoonBurroughs Audubon Nature Center and Bird Sanctuary

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  • Wed
    17
    Jul
    2019
    10:00 am - NoonBurroughs Audubon Nature Center and Bird Sanctuary

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  • Wed
    24
    Jul
    2019
    10:00 am - NoonBurroughs Audubon Nature Center and Bird Sanctuary

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  • Wed
    31
    Jul
    2019
    10:00 am - NoonBurroughs Audubon Nature Center and Bird Sanctuary

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  • Wed
    11
    Sep
    2019
    10:00 am - NoonBurroughs Audubon Nature Center and Bird Sanctuary

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  • Tue
    17
    Sep
    2019
    10:00 am - NoonBurroughs Audubon Nature Center and Bird Sanctuary

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  • Tue
    17
    Sep
    2019
    6:00 pmDeramus Auditorium (former Imax theater), Kansas City Zoo

    Please note that this date is the THIRD TUESDAY of the month and in a different location than usual. Missouri Master Naturalist's, Bill Blackledge and Cliff Amos, will share their reflections on a journey to Uganda, not only to observe its resident birds and wildlife, but to participate in ongoing citizen science projects that document and monitor the populations of many species. Don’t miss this wonderful program in a LARGE screen format! Click here for more details and location information.

  • Thu
    19
    Sep
    2019
    10:00 am - NoonBurroughs Audubon Nature Center and Bird Sanctuary

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  • Mon
    30
    Sep
    2019
    10:00 am - NoonBurroughs Audubon Nature Center and Bird Sanctuary

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  • Tue
    15
    Oct
    2019
    6:00 pmBrookside Room of the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation Conference Center

    Please note that this date is the THIRD TUESDAY of the month. Lakeside Nature Center staff member, Ruth Stephens, will tell us about the biology and natural history of the American Kestrel and its declining populations. Learn how YOU can help the American Kestrel Partnership gather data needed to solve the mystery of its decline and aid the recovery of this fascinating bird of prey! Click here for more details and location information.

  • Tue
    22
    Oct
    2019
    10:00 am - NoonBurroughs Audubon Nature Center and Bird Sanctuary

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  • Wed
    23
    Oct
    2019
    5:30 - 8:00 p.m.The Anita B. Gorman Conservation Discovery Center / 4750 Troost Ave, Kansas City, MO 64110

    National Audubon and our regional partners invite you to the Kansas City launch of the Audubon Conservation Ranching Program. Join us for a reception featuring beef from Audubon Certified ranches and a program beginning at 6:30 p.m.

  • Thu
    24
    Oct
    2019
    10:00 am - NoonBurroughs Audubon Nature Center and Bird Sanctuary

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  • Tue
    29
    Oct
    2019
    10:00 am - NoonBurroughs Audubon Nature Center and Bird Sanctuary

    Click on "Bonnie the Biologist" for more information.

  • Sat
    09
    Nov
    2019
    11:00 am - 2:00 pmBurroughs Audubon Nature Center and Bird Sanctuary

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  • Tue
    19
    Nov
    2019
    6:00 pmBrush Creek Room of the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation Conference Center

    Please note that this date is the THIRD TUESDAY of the month. KSU Extension Agent and Secretary of the Kansas Bird Records Committee, Chuck Otte, will discuss some of the history and findings of the Audubon Christmas Bird Count (CBC). He will also describe some common challenges and problems encountered during CBCs, and birding in general, and offer some tips for becoming a better birder. Click here for more details and location information.

  • Sat
    14
    Dec
    2019
    11:00 am - 2:00 pmBurroughs Audubon Nature Center and Bird Sanctuary

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