All Upcoming Black Hills Audubon Events

Bird Walk at Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually NWR

August 2 @ 8:00 am-12:00 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Wednesday that lasts 0 day(s) and 4 hour(s) with no end date

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, walking shoes, water, snacks, binoculars, and scope if you have one.  If you don’t have binoculars, you may borrow a pair at the Visitor Center.  Dress in layers and be prepared for western Washington...

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Birding Eagle’s Pride Golf Course – JBLM

August 17 @ 8:00 am-12:00 pm
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An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 4 hour(s), the last of which will begin on February 15, 2018
Eagle’s Pride Golf Course
Exit 116 (Mounts Road) WA United States

Only one-half mile from Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge, Eagle’s Pride Golf Course’s diverse landscapes attract a wide variety of birds. If you have never visited this birding site, you will be surprised by its accessibility and richness of habitat. As always, dress for the weather and bring water and snacks as needed. Meet at the driving range parking spaces. Take exit 116 off I-5N...

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Olympia Birds & Brew

August 21 @ 4:30 pm-6:30 pm
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An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 2 hour(s), the last of which will begin on March 20, 2019
Fish Tale Brewpub
515 Jefferson St. SE
Olympia, WA United States
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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 particular spot. People new to our area will benefit from your knowledge.  We will gather at the couches in the back. READ MORE...

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Shelton Birds & Brew

August 30 @ 5:00 pm-7:30 pm
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An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 2.5 hour(s), the last of which will begin on March 27, 2019
El Sarape Cantina
318 W Railroad Avenue
Shelton, 98584 United States
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NEW VENUE!!  El Sarape Cantina.  Meet other birders from Mason County or those who happen to be in the area. Discuss good places to bird and the interesting birds you have sighted recently. Have a beverage and or a bite to eat with us. Come ready to share where and why you go birding in a particular spot. People new to our area will benefit from your knowledge. Last Wednesday of each month at 5:...

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Birds of Costa Rica/Sam Merrill

September 14 @ 7:00 pm-9:00 pm
Temple Beth Hatfiloh
201 8th Avenue SE
Olympia, WA 98501 United States
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Costa Rica, with an area less than that of West Virginia, has approximately the same number of bird species as the United States.  With forests that range from dry to very wet and elevations from sea level on both the Pacific and the Atlantic to a central spine that rises to over 12,000 feet, and much rugged terrain in between, the land supports many different habitats.  Costa Rica has had no ar...

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Wildlife of Brazil’s Cerrado and Pantanal/ Sally Vogel

October 12 @ 7:00 pm-9:00 pm
Temple Beth Hatfiloh
201 8th Avenue SE
Olympia, WA 98501 United States
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Come join us for an evening with Sally Vogel, birder, author, artist, and photographer.  Tonight Sally will talk about her adventures in Brazil. “A dual interest in art and photography has led me to specialize in design in nature.  I was the advent of the digital darkroom which allowed me to combine these two passions to achiever my artistic vision. My working life was devoted to education.  ...

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Photography and Birds / Alan Bauer

November 9 @ 7:00 pm-9:00 pm

Alan Bauer will talk about photography, especially how to take better bird photos.   We’ll learn more about what makes a good photo, what doesn’t and how to make it happen with birds including techniques, lighting, and  equipment.  Alan will show us example of bird photos, especially Washington State birds,  and tell us the story of what’s worked for him and what hasn’...

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Birds of Borneo/ Jerry Broadus

December 14 @ 7:00 pm-9:00 pm
Temple Beth Hatfiloh
201 8th Avenue SE
Olympia, WA 98501 United States
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In 2016 Jerry Broadus and Clarice Clark joined a birdbanding project in Borneo with long-time friend and (for several years) Morse Audubon Preserve bander, Suzanne Tomassi, who is running a 10-year study and banding project in the Danum Valley in northern Borneo, an unforgettable and remote area with perhaps the oldest rainforest in the world. They were there through SEARRP (South East Asia Rainfo...

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Christmas Bird Count

December 25

To sign up to count birds or lead a group contact Bill Shelmerdine at 360 866- 9106 or georn at hotmail.com.  Everyone’s welcome.   No prior experience is required.  There’s a chili feed afterwards at 5 p.m. at Temple Beth Hatfiloh at  201 8th Ave SE, Olympia, WA. You don’t have to stay in one spot all day, nor participate all day long.  Join us.  It’s a lot of fu...

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Burt Guttman Talks About Birds

January 11, 2018 @ 7:00 am-9:00 pm
Temple Beth Hatfiloh
201 8th Avenue SE
Olympia, WA 98501 United States
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Burt Guttman will talk about birds.  More to come. READ MORE...

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Wildlife Photographer / Bonnie Block

February 8, 2018 @ 7:00 pm-9:00 pm
Temple Beth Hatfiloh
201 8th Avenue SE
Olympia, WA 98501 United States
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Come join us for an evening with Bonnie Block.  Bonnie is a self taught wildlife photographer residing in the Pacific Northwest near Seattle, Wa.  Since retiring in 2009 Bonnie has been able to devote herself to combining her love of photography and art with her lifelong passion for animals and the natural world. Photographing the birds of the Pacific Northwest as well as birds throughout the wo...

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Washington Bird Year / Jennifer McKeirnan

April 12, 2018 @ 7:00 pm-9:00 pm
Temple Beth Hatfiloh
201 8th Avenue SE
Olympia, WA 98501 United States
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Come meet Jen McKeirnan who recently completed a Washington Bird Year.  The following is from Jen’s website.  “My name is Jen McKeirnan.  I am a birder and amateur photographer.   In 2014/2015, I took the Seattle Audubon Society’s Master Birder class taught by Dennis Paulson. We studied 346 bird species within the state of Washington. It was shortly after that class when I decide...

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Elkhorn Slough / Roger Bessey

May 10, 2018 @ 7:00 pm-9:00 pm
Temple Beth Hatfiloh
201 8th Avenue SE
Olympia, WA 98501 United States
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Come join us for an evening of enjoyment with Roger Bessey as he shares his photos of birds at Elkhorn Slough. Roger is a retired high school horticulture teacher who lives here in Olympia.  More to come as we get closer to the event.   READ MORE...

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Black Hills Audubon Society Annual Picnic / Local Politician

June 14, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
Priest Point Park
2600 East Bay Drive Northeast
Olympia, WA 98506 United States
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Come join us for Black Hills Audubon Society’s Annual Picnic.  We meet at Priest Point Park at the Rose Garden Shelter.  The evening begins at 5 p.m. with a bird walk.  That is followed at 6 p.m. by dinner and a program. We are talking with local politicians and hope to find one to speak at the program.   More to come. Black Hills Audubon Society will provide wrap sandwiches and potato c...

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