About PRAS

Prairie Rapids Audubon Society (PRAS)

Chapter H60 of the National Audubon Society - P.O. Box 682, Waterloo IA 50704
Serving Black Hawk, Grundy, Butler, Bremer, Buchanan, and Hardin Counties

We are a 501(c)(3) organization; donations to PRAS are tax deductible.

Meetings: 7:00 p.m. on the 2nd Tuesday of each month September through May except December 
Meeting location: First Presbyterian Church   902 Main Street Cedar Falls, IA

Mission Statement:
The mission of Prairie Rapids Audubon shall be to engage in programs that provide members of the public education about and appreciation for birds; increased knowledge and awareness of birds and birding; and conservation, preservation and restoration of natural bird habitat for the benefit of humanity and the earth’s biological diversity.

Donations: We are a 501(c)(3) organization; donations to PRAS support projects, education and conservation efforts throughout our service area. Want to help us make a difference? Please send your tax deductible donation to:

Prairie Rapids Audubon Society

P.O. Box 682
Waterloo, IA 50704

You will receive a receipt acknowledging your monetary contribution via mail. All contributions are welcome and appreciated. 

PRAS Board Members:
Officers:
President, Tom Schilke (Email: praudubon@gmail.com)
Vice President, C. Craig Rash (Bird-A-Thon Chair)
Treasurer, Francis L. Moore
Secretary, Candace Havely (Website Editor) (Email: praudubon@gmail.com)

Board Members:
Mary Jo Piech, Silent Auction
Dennis Schmadeke, Grants 
Kris Rash, Field Trips 
Kenneth Heiar, Pre-program 
Tom Stone, Bird Feeding Stations
David Voigts, Conservation Chair
Linda Haack, Hospitality
Joel Haack, Social Media
Jim Welch, Education 
Bill Hemmes, Director
Sandy Johnston, Correspondence Secretary

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