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January 18, 2013
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Woodfords sets record in Christmas Bird Count

At 9:30 a.m., Dec. 15, 2012, 25 volunteer participants of the Woodfords Audubon Christmas Bird Count met at Woodfords Station to divide into field parties before going to their assigned areas. It was around 30 degrees with several inches of snow on the ground.

The Audubon Society, named after the American woodsman John James Audubon (1785-1851), was founded in 1900. The society's mission is "To conserve and restore natural ecosystems, focusing on birds, other wildlife, and their habitats for the benefit of humanity and the earth's biological diversity." The society's successes include the ongoing recovery of the imperiled California condor …

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