Gold Crest Distributing Warehouse Sale
1600 Bassford Dr. Mexico, MO
Departure Point: Moser’s Foods (Used to be Patricia’s Foods), 900 N. Keene St. Columbia, MO. Carpool leaves at 7:00 a.m. and will return to Moser’s parking lot around 1:00 p.m.
Gold Crest Distributing is a wholesale distributor of wild bird, pet and outdoor products that sell to independent retailers throughout the United States, this company owns Songbird Station which is the only corporate sponsor of Columbia Audubon Society. They have a big sale at the warehouse every year where things like bird feeders, baths, houses, bird food, bird books, pet items and garden décor items will all be discounted. They only accept cash, they don’t accept credit cards, debit cards or checks.
Sale begins at 8:00 am so we will leave Moser’s parking lot at 7:00 am (there is usually a line to get in the door!) You just never know what you may find as a Christmas gift or for your own back yard!
After shopping, if we have time, we will swing over to Lakeview Lake or Teal Lake or another local park for some birding before heading back to Columbia, we may even stop for lunch.
Binder Lake, Jefferson City, MO
We’ll carpool from the AC Commuter Parking Lot at 8:00 a.m. The lot is on the southeast corner of the AC exit off Hwy 63 on Lenoir St. If you’re not joining the carpool, meet at the tackle shop on the north side of the lake at 8:40 a.m. After the trip we’ll have lunch near Binder Lake at Dudley’s Café.
(Note: Dudley’s Café only takes cash)
Directions to north entrance into Binder Lake from Columbia: Exit Highway 50 at the mall, turn right and then an immediate left onto N. Country Club Drive, go about .7 miles and turn right onto Rainbow Dr, go .5 miles and turn right onto Henwick Ln, go another 1.7 miles and then turn left onto Binder Lake Rd, the tackle shop will be less than a mile and on your left.
Bunker Hill Retreat, Mountain View, MO
Mark Haas (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Prairie Garden Trust
Departure Point: Moser’s Foods (Used to be Patricia’s Foods), 900 N. Keene St. Columbia, MO. Carpool leaves at 7:00 a.m. and will return to Moser’s parking lot no later than 1:30 p.m.
Lorna and Henry Domke will guide us through the many native habitats that are maintained in this private nature area outside of New Bloomfield. We will explore the savanna area overlooking miles of forests, walk along Hillers Creek, explore the native prairies that are sustained by prescribed burns and walk along the lotus ponds. If meeting at PGT be there by 8 a.m. For directions or to learn more about PGT please visit their website at http://prairiegardentrust.org/
sandhill crane trip to kearney, ne
we'll leave 8am (location
tba). we'll view cranes at
sunrise and sunset (no
blind). one morning we'll
look for greater prairie
chickens on a lek, bird
funk lagoon and other
sites in the rainwater basin area. participants
responsible for their own
lodging and transportation. let craig
know if you're going so
he canprovide further info
or cancellation in the event of bad weather.