Pam Ehly introduced Rick Hillis, Bird Club.  Rick is very passionate about birds.  He spoke on some of the birds in Iowa:  Mouring Dove, Copper's Hawk, Red Headed Woodpecker, Red Bellied Woodpecker, Blue Jay, Purple Finch, Red and White Breasted Nutatch, House Sparrow, Eurasian Sparow, American Tree Sparrow, Dark-eyed Junco.  He talked about many Bird books:  Sibley Birds, National Geographic.  He talked about many different kinds of feeders.  He emphasized the need for a good pair of binoculars to see the birds at your feeders.  Be sure to have a camera or phone to take pictures.  He talked about the advantages of different types of bird seeds for different types of birds. He like hulled sunflower seeds the best.  The water must be clean and kept heated.  
For more information go to these websites. 
Attracting Birds to Yard:  Birds and Feeders
Rick Hollis     319-665-3141
Iowa Ornithologists’ Union     and   gives 2 page list of birds
Cornell Lab
Iowa City Bird Club   newsletter, meetings, field trips
Friends of Johnson County Conservation
President Liz called the meeting to order at 7:05 am.  The Rotary Moment was given by Mark Stanley, Club Foundation Chair.  He listed the Club's goal for the year:  Annual Fund:  $18,000 Current:  $10,575; Polio Plue $12,000 Current $8,958.  Six Months to go to reach these goals.  He looked at the last five years of giving and congratulated the club members for all their donations.  The last two years Polio Plus has been very large due to donations to the "Flight to End Polio"   PDG John Ockenfels matched these funds. He talked about how the money is given and how it comes back to the District Grants, exp. tree planting, Global Grants: Ponseti Method Vocational Training Teams. 
Members shared memories of PDG Herb Wilson:  He taught people to be involved, engaged.  Herb had a vision and is one of the largest Donor's in the world. 
He was the leader for Club Foot and developed the Rotary Action Group for Club Foot (RAG).   Casey Cook has agreed to match up to $10,000 for donations made in Herb's honor to Club Foot.  
PDG John Ockenfels announced that the "Flight to End Polio" has been postponed another year due to Covid.  John said the signage was being put on the Can-Do trailer Tuesday.
He was moving the woodshed down to the recycle center.  We should be up and running February 1, 2022.
Meeting adjourned at 8:05 am.