Black Hills Audubon Monthly Speaker Series

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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Too Big For Our Niches / Burt Guttman

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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Humans are a species not confined to an ecological niche.  Instead our population has grown to an impossible level and we serve an economic system that destroys the only place we have to live. We will examine this situation and ask how it can be ended. Come join us for an evening with Burt Guttman, retired professor from the Evergreen State College, internationally known researcher and author, an...

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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 / Birding by Ear

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.  Meet us at Priest Point Park at the Rose Garden Shelter at 5 p.m.  We are talking with some birding by ear experts and hope to start the picnic with a birding by ear experience for everyone.  After a short introduction by the experts about what they enjoy about birding by ear and some of their most memorable experiences,  the...

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