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"Lincoln Fall Field Days," from Nebraska Bird Review (December 2006) 74(4).


Copyright 2006, Nebraska Ornithologists' Union. Used by permission.


The 2006 NOU Fall Field Days were held in and around Lincoln on Sept. 15-17. Our evening meals and programs took place at the Howard Johnson's Motel on Cornhusker Highway,

Our Friday evening speaker was Dr. Paul Johnsgard, who spoke about the Birding Trails website being developed by a committee of the All Bird Consortium, On Saturday afternoon, NOU Librarian Mary Lou Pritchard gave a tour of the current exhibit of her late husband Bud Pritchard's artwork at the Nebraska State Museum in Morrill Hall. Saturday evening Dan Kim spoke on the Whooping Crane Trust activities along the Platte River in central Nebraska.

Field trips destinations were Holmes Lake, Wilderness Park, Pioneers Park, Wyuka Cemetery, Pawnee Lake, Twin Lakes, Oak Glen, Meadowlark Lake and Spring Creek Prairie. Field trip leaders were Joe Gubanyi, Larry Einemann and Kevin Poague, Our Sunday noon compilation was held at the new visitors' center at the Audubon Spring Creek Prairie.