1. To promote among the people of the AuSable Valley and surrounding areas an interest in our native birds and other natural resources.
2. To develop an understanding of wildlife habitats and ecological systems and their importance to our local economic, cultural and recreational opportunities.
3. To recognize the natural resources and ecological systems of the AuSable Valley area and to cooperate with other organizations sharing these interests.
PROGRAMS cover a wide range of subjects including birds, wildlife, plants, and environmental issues.
MEETINGS are usually at 7:00 pm on the second Tuesday of the month. Nov, Dec, Jan, Feb and March meetings will be at 1:00 pm.
ANNOUNCEMENTS of meetings and field trips are publicized on the web site, in the Iosco County News Herald, Oscoda Press, and Alcona County Review the week prior to the event. Cancellations due to bad weather are announced on WKJC FM the morning of the event and by email to members on record.
MEMBERSHIP is open to all persons who are interested in wildlife and our environment.
ANNUAL DUES are $15 per person or $20 per family AVA is a 501(c)(3) organization. Donations are tax deductible to extent provided by law Sept. - Aug. dues year.To promote among the people of the AuSable Valley and surrounding areas an interest in our native birds and other natural resources.