Granite City Fundraiser - September 18
On September 18, 2014, Granite City Food and Brewery will donate 20% of your total tab to Amos Butler Audubon's Birdathon IF you use the flyer available HERE.
The 20% donation will be made for lunch, dinner, or to-go orders. But, you must hand your server the flyer for Amos Butler Audubon to receive the money.
Granite City Food and Brewery has two Indianapolis-area locations. The downtown location is at 49 West Maryland St. (317.803.2025) and the north location is at 150 West 96th St. (317.218.7185). Visit Granite City Food and Brewery's website (http://gcfb.com) to view their menu and to order To-Go items.
We will see you on September 18 at Granite City Food and Brewery!
September/October 2014 Newsletter
Featured in this edition:
- Birdathon 2014 Impressive Results
- Fall Bird Walks and Field Trips Galore
- September 9 Program on Dragonflies
- October Program on Bird Banding in the Tropics
- September 18 Fundraiser for Eating at Granite City
Opposition to Proposed Mound Reservoir
Amos Butler Audubon, serving central Indiana, stands opposed to the proposed Mounds Lake Reservoir in the Anderson area. The project would build a dam across the White River and flood large parts of Mounds State Park, other natural and scenic lands, and private properties. A study is currently being conducted, supported by a grant from the state of Indiana, to assess the feasibility, costs, potential benefits and losses if the reservoir is created.
The ABA board passed the following statement of opposition to the proposed Mounds Lake Reservoir:
Amos Butler Audubon will be opposing the proposed Mounds Reservoir because the plans call for the destruction of significant natural areas and habitats, including the loss of a state-protected nature preserve which cannot be replaced. [24-February-2014]
The project would cause a loss of natural lands that would directly affect birds in one of the most significant habitats for wildlife in the Hamilton and Madison county area. Under state law, the dedicated state nature preserve that would be destroyed is supposed to be protected forever. The board feels that anyone who values bird conservation and supports the preservation of lands with great natural and historic importance should consider voicing their opposition to this project.
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