Date/Time: Wednesday, August 23 at 10am (Doors open at 9:30am) Location: South Puget Sound Community College, Lacey Campus (Building 1) – 4220 6th Ave SE, Lacey, WA 98503 Details: Join Rep. Denny Heck (WA-10) and climate policy experts for a discussion about global, national, and regional plans to tackle the urgent threat of climate change. After short policy briefings, constituents are invited [...]Read More
While I was not quite ready to walk ocean beaches in search of dead birds for Dr. Julia Parrish and the COASST team, our Annual Dinner speaker inspired me to learn more about citizen science projects and what ordinary people can do to help our increasingly imperiled world survive. Instead of just worrying about climate change and habitat loss, what [...]
August 2017: The Board of Natural Resources has made a decision not to analyze the Conservation Alternative in a supplemental EIS as we had hoped, but will consider it along with other public comments and those of the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). In their comments on the draft Environmental Impact [...]
Surfrider is hosting its second Washington Coast Leadership Academy, dedicated to building an effective leadership network for Washington’s coastal areas. People that complete the course will be able to: work with all people, no matter whose “team” they are on; build communities on the basis of shared values; put themselves in places where conversations are happening; etc. This type of [...]
As most of you know by now, six major avenues to making your yard (or other space) more bird friendly are to provide food, water, shelter, plus protection from toxins, from predators, and from window strikes. Water is perhaps the most important and beneficial of these needs, and one of the least costly, but one often overlooked here in the [...]
Meet Deb Nickerson at 7:30 at the Visitor Center Overlook. Breakfast afterward at a location to be determined. Want to get a head start on your weekend? Join us for Birding and Breakfast at 7:30 a.m...Find out more »
Phil Kelley leads a bird walk every Wednesday at Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge. The walk begins at the Visitor Center at 8 a.m. The public is welcome. Bring rain gear, walk...Find out more »
Gather with birders at the Fish Tale Brewpub on the third Monday of each month. People will share their “best birding spots in our area.” Come ready to share where and why you go birding in a part...Find out more »
(BHAS) is a chapter of the National Audubon Society (see NAS’ newly redesigned website). BHAS represents Lewis, Mason, and Thurston counties in the state of Washington. It is an all-volunteer-based, non-profit organization whose 1,300+ members share interests in birds and other wildlife, their habitats, and natural history. Our goals are to promote environmental education and recreation and to maintain and protect our ecosystems for future generations.
We also work with the state Audubon office (Audubon Washington).
When you become a Black Hills Audubon member, your membership dollars will be used at a local level and you will also receive the ECHO newsletter. Or if you chose your primary membership to be with National Audubon Society, you will automatically also be a member of Black Hills Audubon Society.JOIN