Publications and Programs

from Iowa Audubon

Iowa Audubon has produced or collaborated on the following downloadable publications. Our periodic newsletters are full of current and useful information about trends in conservation in Iowa. Enjoy reading the most recent issue or leisurely read through older issues and learn more about featured species of conservation concern.

Is your organization's program chair looking for an entertaining and informative presentation for an upcoming meeting? Check the titles available from Iowa Audubon and contact us for availability.  Check back as more titles will be added. Please note the charges for programs, primarily to non-Iowa Audubon affiliates. All are PowerPoint slide programs narrated by presenter.

Programs Currently Available Length
Iowa Audubon: History, Mission & Projects (Rev. 2016) ~40 minutes
Audubon, Birds & Conservation (2018) ~35 minutes
Birding for Beginners: Why and How to Watch Birds (2018) ~45 minutes
Hummingbirds: Winged Wonders of the Western World (Rev. 2020) ~45 minutes
Winter Birds at Backyard Feeders in Iowa (2016) ~30 minutes
Once Upon A Time in Iowa...A History of Iowa Wildlife & Conservation (Rev. 2022) ~45 minutes
Bringing Birds to Your Backyard: Landscaping for Birds & Other Wildlife (Rev. 2018) ~50 minutes
Swans, Swifts & Ceruleans: Why Citizen Conservation Counts (Rev. 2017) ~40 minutes
Bird is the Word--a Celebration of Songbirds ~40 minutes
Bird Friendly Iowa (Rev. 2019) ~45 minutes
 Birdin Peru (2014) ~1 hour
Birding the Rio Grande Valley & South Texas Coast (2018) ~1 hour
Birding Ecuador (2013)  ~1 hour

Costs for Iowa Audubon-Sponsored Presentations by Doug Harr

(from Ogden, IA)

Cost for IA Audubon Affiliates

Cost for Other Groups (IA Audubon/Presenter Mileage Split) *Lodging/meals for Presenter
0-75 0 0  0/0  *0
76-125 0 $50  $25/$25  *0
126-175 0 $100  (to $225*)  $50/$50  (+$100 lodging & $25 meals)
176-225 0 $150  (to $285*)  $75/$75  (+$100 lodging & $35 meals)
226+ 0     (or $150*) $300  (to $445*)  $150/$150  (+$100 lodging & $45 meals)
(*Lodging  and meals charged only if overnight stay is necessary)

Example 1—Program for Iowa Audubon chapter/affiliate, 75 miles from IA Audubon office in Ogden = no charge

Example 2—Program for Iowa Audubon affiliate/chapter, 210 miles from Boone office, with overnight stay = $75 (for presenter lodging only)

Example 3—Program for unaffiliated group 130 mi. from Boone office, no overnight = $125 ($50 to IA Audubon; $75 for presenter travel & meals)

Example 4—Program for unaffiliated group 180 mi. from Boone office, w/overnight = $260 ($75 to IA Audubon; $185 for presenter travel, meals & lodging)

(If necessary, contact us using the form below to request a detailed cost explanation; please include the city/location where program would be presented.)