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December 2018

Unravelling the Mysteries of the Marbled Murrelet / Martin Raphael, PhD

December 13 @ 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 Marty Raphael, an ornithologist and forest ecologist, recently retired (but still active) at the Pacific Northwest Research Station (U.S. Forest Service) in Tumwater. During his distinguished scientific career, he has conducted extensive research on the terrestrial and marine life history of marbled murrelets, which were listed as…

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Olympia Birds & Brew

December 15 @ 4:30 pm-6:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 4:30pm on day 15 of the month, repeating until March 20, 2019

Fish Tale Brewpub, 515 Jefferson St. SE
Olympia, WA United States
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Get to know other birders from our chapter while sipping and snacking on the couches at back of the Fish Tail Pub. Come with questions, stories or concerns about our beloved birds. All are welcome. No experience necessary.

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January 2019

Birding and Breakfast – Capitol Lake (Marathon Park)/Jennifer DeSelle

January 5, 2019 @ 8:00 am-10:00 am
Marathon Park, Deschutes Parkway
Olympia, WA United States
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Meet at Capitol Lake's Marathon Park at 8:00 a.m. and breakfast at a Traditions restaurant after birding. Want to get a head start on your weekend? Join us for Birding and Breakfast at 7:30 a.m. on the first Saturday of each month (except 8:00 a.m. November through February). Bird with us, then enjoy breakfast at a local restaurant. Beginning…

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Understanding Shorebirds, the Miracle of Migration – Tim Boyer

January 10, 2019 @ 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 Tim Boyer, an award winning nature photographer. His images have been published in many bird and nature magazines. He is a full-time photographer and a graduate of Seattle Audubon’s Master Birder Program. He enjoys sharing his knowledge of photography and birds through workshops and presentations. Shorebirds…

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Birding 101 Class with Black Hills Audubon Society’s Scott Mills, Ph.D

January 12, 2019 @ 9:00 am-11:00 am
Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center, 100 Brown Farm Rd NE
Olympia, WA 98516 United States
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This course, taught by retired professor of ornithology Scott Mills, will provide an introduction to birding with an emphasis on developing identification skills. Other topics will include a review of birding tools including binoculars and field guides, an introduction to birding terminology, and some discussion of basic bird biology as they relate to identification. The…

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Olympia Birds & Brew

January 15, 2019 @ 4:30 pm-6:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 4:30pm on day 15 of the month, repeating until March 20, 2019

Fish Tale Brewpub, 515 Jefferson St. SE
Olympia, WA United States
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Get to know other birders from our chapter while sipping and snacking on the couches at back of the Fish Tail Pub. Come with questions, stories or concerns about our beloved birds. All are welcome. No experience necessary.

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February 2019

Birding and Breakfast – Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually Wildlife Refuge / Suzanne Wilson

February 2, 2019 @ 8:00 am-10:00 am
Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center, 100 Brown Farm Rd NE
Olympia, WA 98516 United States

Meet at Nisqually Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center parking lot (100 Brown Farm  Road NE, Olympia, WA 98516) at 8:00 a.m.  ( $3.00 fee for 4 adults or Federal Park Pass required; children under 16 free).  Breakfast at Panera Bread at Hawks Prairie after birding. Want to get a head start on your weekend? Join us for Birding and Breakfast at 7:30 a.m. on the…

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Birds of Kruger and Kalahari National Park (South Africa / Botswana) – Cori Halverson

February 14, 2019 @ 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 Cori Halverson. (Photo courtesy: Kalahari National Park) Arrive at 7 p.m. to socialize; programs begin promptly at 7:30 p.m.

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Olympia Birds & Brew

February 15, 2019 @ 4:30 pm-6:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 4:30pm on day 15 of the month, repeating until March 20, 2019

Fish Tale Brewpub, 515 Jefferson St. SE
Olympia, WA United States
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Get to know other birders from our chapter while sipping and snacking on the couches at back of the Fish Tail Pub. Come with questions, stories or concerns about our beloved birds. All are welcome. No experience necessary.

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March 2019

Birding and Breakfast – Woodard Bay

March 2, 2019 @ 7:30 am-10:00 am
Woodard Bay Natural Resources Conservation Area, 7000 Whitham Rd Ne
Olympia, WA 98506 United States
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Meet at Woodard Bay Natural Resources Conservation Area at 7:30.  Discover Pass required. Bring your own breakfast. Want to get a head start on your weekend? Join us for Birding and Breakfast at 7:30 a.m. on the first Saturday of each month (except 8:00 a.m. November through February). Bird with us, then enjoy breakfast at a local restaurant. Beginning …

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Identifying Shorebirds Class with Black Hills Audubon Society’s Scott Mills, Ph.D

March 2, 2019 @ 9:00 am-11:00 am
Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center, 100 Brown Farm Rd NE
Olympia, WA 98516 United States
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This course is taught by retired professor of ornithology Scott Mills. Five Saturday Mornings: March 2 - March 30 Time: 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Where: Visitor Center Hall at Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge Cost: $75.00 Register by contacting Ken Brown at kenbrownpls@comcast.net Black Hills Audubon Society, PO…

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2019 Annual Fundraising Dinner

March 2, 2019 @ 4:30 pm-9:00 pm
SPSCC, 2011 Mottman Road SW
Olympia, WA 98502 United States
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$45

Come to Dinner! An Invitation to Gather

with guest speaker Larry Schwitters, “Hero for Swifts” at the South Puget Sound Community College Student Union Building 4:30 PM: Social time, cash bar and sale/raffle perusal* 5:30 Catered dinner begins *All proceeds from raffle ticket sales and experience sign-ups help support BHAS education and conservation programs.

Dinner

Each…

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Olympia Birds & Brew

March 15, 2019 @ 4:30 pm-6:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 4:30pm on day 15 of the month, repeating until March 20, 2019

Fish Tale Brewpub, 515 Jefferson St. SE
Olympia, WA United States
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Get to know other birders from our chapter while sipping and snacking on the couches at back of the Fish Tail Pub. Come with questions, stories or concerns about our beloved birds. All are welcome. No experience necessary.

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April 2019

Birding and Breakfast – Black Lake Meadows/Sam Merrill

April 6, 2019 @ 8:00 am-10:00 am
Black Lake Meadows Reserve, Black Lake Meadows Reserve
Olympia, WA 98512 United States
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Meet Sam Merrill for early spring migrants at Black Lake Meadows in SW Olympia.  Meet in the small parking lot just before the railroad tracks going south on RW Johnson Blvd. SW between 21st Ave. and Mottman Rd.  Breakfast afterward at a location to be determined. Want to get a head start on your weekend?…

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The Dinosaurs Amongst Us – Kim Dolgin, PhD

April 11, 2019 @ 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 Kim Dolgin. Virtually all paleontologist agree that birds evolved from dinosaurs, and most even go so far as to claim that birds are, in fact, living dinosaurs. Come learn about the remarkable similarities between birds and the creatures they evolved from. We guarantee that you will…

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May 2019

Birding and Breakfast – McLane Nature Trail/Jennifer DeSelle

May 4, 2019 @ 8:00 am-10:00 am
McLane Creek Nature Trail, 5043 Delphi Road Southwest
Olympia, WA 98512 United States
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Meet at McLane Nature Trail on May 5th, the first Saturday of May, at 7:30 a.m.  Discover Pass required.  Breakfast at Blue Heron Bakery after birding. Want to get a head start on your weekend? Join us for Birding and Breakfast at 7:30 a.m. on the first Saturday of each month (except 8:00 a.m. November through February). Bird with…

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Celebrate What’s Right in the World – Better Bird Photography / Alan Bauer

May 9, 2019 @ 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 Alan Bauer. Alan L. Bauer is a professional photographer specializing in the natural history of the Pacific Northwest and coverage of local history. He is a lifelong resident of the Pacific Northwest, having grown up on a large family farm in Oregon's Willamette Valley and now…

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June 2019

Birding and Breakfast/Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually Wildlife Refuge / Hank Henry

June 1, 2019 @ 7:30 am-10:00 am
Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center, 100 Brown Farm Rd NE
Olympia, WA 98516 United States
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Meet Hank Henry at 7:30 at  Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center for birding.  Breakfast afterwards at Norma's Restaurant at  the freeway interchange just outside the entrance to the Refuge. Want to get a head start on your weekend? Join us for Birding and Breakfast at 7:30 a.m. on the first Saturday of each…

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July 2019

Birding and Breakfast at Edmond Marsh/ Leslie Lynam

July 6, 2019 @ 7:30 am-10:00 am
Edmund Marsh Dupont, WA 98327 United States + Google Map

Join us at Edmond Marsh in DuPont (Girl Scout Building parking lot, 1000 Davis Place, DuPont, WA.) followed by breakfast at McNamara's Restaurant (1595 Wilmington Dr, DuPont, WA 98327).  7:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.  Beginning birders are welcome. Want to get a head start on your weekend? Join us for Birding and Breakfast at 7:30…

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August 2019

Birding and Breakfast at Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually Wildlife Refuge/ Leslie Lynam

August 3, 2019 @ 7:30 am-10:00 am
Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center, 100 Brown Farm Rd NE
Olympia, WA 98516 United States
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Join us for some August birding at Nisqually Refuge (100 Brown Farm Rd NW. Olympia WA 98516).  Breakfast afterwards at Norma's Restaurant (7210 Martin Way Olympia, WA, 98516)  7:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.  Beginning birders are welcome. Want to get a head start on your weekend? Join us for Birding and Breakfast at 7:30 a.m.…

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