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The Spoonbill, Vol. 25, No. 5, September 1976 - Image 1. September 1976. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. December 1, 2021. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/2007_023/item/365/show/351.

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Title The Spoonbill, Vol. 25, No. 5, September 1976
Alternative Title The Spoonbill, Vol. XXV, No. 5, September 1976
Contributor (Local)
  • Jones, Margaret
Publisher Outdoor Nature Club
Date September 1976
Subject.Topical (LCSH)
  • Ornithology
Subject.Geographic (TGN)
  • Houston, Texas
Genre (AAT)
  • newsletters
  • periodicals
Language English
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  • Text
Original Item Location ID 2007-023, Box 10, Folder 25
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Digital Collection Outdoor Nature Club Newsletters
Digital Collection URL http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/2007_023
Repository Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries
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Transcript 2. Volume XXV, No. 5 September, 1976 PUBLISHED BY THE ORNITHOLOGY GROUP, OUTDOOR NATURE CLUB, HOUSTON, TEXAS COMING EVENTS Saturday Sept. 18 Saturday Sept. 25 Sunday Sept. 26 Saturday Oct. 2 Thursday Oct. 7 Tuesday Oct. 12 Oct. 8-17 Audubon field trip for beginning birders. Meet 8:00 a.m. Galveston side of Bolivar Ferry. This is a half-day trip led by Noel Pettlngell. OG regular field trip to Anahuac Wildlife Refuge. Meet at 8:00 am at the registration booth area, just inside entrance to Refuge. Half-day trip, but bring lunch and insect repellent. Audubon regular field trip. Meet 8:30 at roadside park on Hwy 124 in Hlgl Island. This Is an all day trip, bring lunch and insect repellent. ONC regular field trip. Meet at 5:00 p.m. at picnic area (to the left of the concession stand), Galveston Island State Park. There will be a full moon, and it should be quite an experience to see how many migrating birds we can spot heading south. Bring supper and Insect repel lent, and camp all night if you wish. Screened shelters should be reserved in advance. 0G regular meeting. Meet at 7:30 p.m., Fonde Recreation Center, Sabine at Memorial Drive. The program will be "Toucan Caravan", the OG's fabulous field trip to Mexico of last February. Slides will be by Jim Beaty, Bill Mealy, Jack Gillette and Harry Brister. Narration will be by Bill Mealy, Sarah Gordon, Melba Drake and Mary Gillette. Bring your aluminum for Jerry ONC regular meeting, 8:00 p.m., Garden Center, 1500 Hermann Drive. The program is "Texas Floral Treasures", presented by Mrs. Ruby Padhora. Merlin Birding Tours has a tour to Oaxaca, the gem of Mexico, information, write them at P0 Box 19687, Houston, Texas 77024. For further PAST EVENTS Everyone at the August meeting enjoyed Russ Clapper's talk on wildlife refuges. Durinc the lively discussion afterwards when our concern about the meager amount of funds allowed the refuges was expressed, Dirk Hagemeyer volunteered to gather some informatior. on what we, as Individuals, might do to help remedy the situation. Following is this information. OUR NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGES - AN ENDANGERED SPECIES? by Dirk Hagemeyer No, not right now, but considering the continued attrition of the funds made available to the National Wildlife Refuges, the idea that they themselves could become an endangered species does not seem impossible. In addition to funding there appears to be a tendency in the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, which, amongst other duties administers the National Wildlife Refuge System, to divest themselves of part or all of the refuge system. Not too long ago an attempt was made to transfer the Kofa Game Range, Charles Sheldon Antelope Range, and the Charles M. Russell National Wildlife Range to the Bureau of Land Management. Such a transfer would not only have opened these lands to mining, logging, grazing, and fossil-fuel development, but would also have set a precedent. This transfer was vigorously opposed by a number of organizations such as the National Audubon Society, Sierra Club, Wilderness Society, Defenders of Wildlife, American Forestry Association, and many others, one being the National Wildlife Refuge Association. More about this organization later. Their protests had success when, on January 26, 1976, a permanent injunction against this transfer was ordered. Subsequent action-by Congress on HR 5512 made these arbitrary transfers of refuge lands impossible without