Flicker by Erik Bruder
Chronicle Telegram article (6-15-2016) about the banding of five 20-day old American kestels by expert bird bander Gary Fowler. Black River Audubon Society members volunteered for the event, including Larry Wilson who is a BRAS board member and head of the American Kestrel Conservation Program in Lorain County. The data is sent to the Bird Banding Lab run by the Department of the Interior.
On February 22, 2014 the Ohio Bluebird Society awarded the late Jack Smith, co-founder of the Black River Audubon Society, the prestigious Wildlife Conservation Award, for his numerous contributions benefiting conservation efforts throughout Lorain County and Ohio. Get more info here.
Chronicle Telegram article (5-23-2012) about the dedication of Black River Audubon Society Park in Elyria. This nearly 2 acre park was newly-formed with land donated by the late Jack Smith.
Chronicle Telegram article (2-24-2012) about the club with discussion by the late Jack Smith, Dick Lee and Harriet Alger
Sightings from Birding Trails by Harry Spencer
A European's appreciation to Harry Spencer and Marty Ackermann as he explored Oberlin, Magee Marsh and local parks -- and produced a lively photo diary.
A bio of late charter member Jack Smith by Cathy Priebe