MINUTES OF THE SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA BLUEBIRD CLUB MEETINGS   Leave a comment

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SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA BLUEBIRD CLUB

May 6, 2017

Irvine Water District Meeting Room

Bill Wallace opened the meeting at 9:00. There were 37 in attendance. Peter Tiner was new today. He made a bluebird box following directions off our website.

JoAnn Collier gave Treasury Report: CCI Donations $243.00, Expenses $443.59, Net $6404.61.            SCBC Donations $451.00, Expenses $3.22, Net $5113.38

Gillian Martin’s CCI REPORT for April:  Five snags were saved in Laguna Niguel Park. There are woodpeckers and bluebirds in 4 of the tree. One is right in front of the Rangers building.

The West Coast Arborist are able to do risk assessment for snags. They only do commercial projects.

Gillian showed pictures of carpenter bees excavating a nest tunnel inside a woodpecker start cavity.

There are Tree signs in 10 states, most in Illinois.

Alta Vista and Aliso Viejo Golf courses are attempting to recertify as an Audubon Sanctuary. Gillian was asked to come and assess their courses. She is going to charge $40.00 an hour and give the money to CCI.

Dessie Sieberth promoted cavity conservation at the CAL TECH 2017 Earth Week Day festival.

Gillian led a field trip through the Deukmejian Wilderness Park in Glendale.

Gillian participated in the Laguna Tree Care forum and a draft copy of a guide of best practices for tree care workers was presented.

Gillian filled a 4’ glass tube with stuffed with many animals that use a snag.

Jennifer Myers wrote an article for the OC Register about the dangers of Easter grass that is used to fill the baskets. Bill Wallace wrote a letter to Target to ask that corporation not sell the plastic Easter grass. It was discussed on sending it to more companies.

Bob Franz went to Strawberry Farms in Irvine to see if the boxes there were being monitored. They were not. There were 6 boxes. He asked if anyone was interested in taking this golf course trail.

Mr. Hunter from Diamond Bar High School reported on the AP environmental project he is involved with. His group made a bluebird box and bought several plants to make a garden spot good for the birds.

Bill Wallace thanked JoAnn Collier for her help at the Green Scene. About 50-75 people came to their booth and they had a profit of $266.

Susan Bulger discussed the Love Fullerton volunteer weekend. It was April 29th and they got 6 new volunteers.

Respectfully Submitted

By Danette Davis

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