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Woodard Bay Natural Resources Conservation Area

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7000 Whitham Rd Ne
Olympia, WA 98506 United States

May 2016

Woodard Bay for Beginners and Others with Sam Merrill and Tracey Scalici

May 21, 2016 @ 8:00 am-11:00 am
Woodard Bay Natural Resources Conservation Area, 7000 Whitham Rd Ne
Olympia, WA 98506 United States

This walk is designed primarily for beginning and intermediate birders. We will explore the approximately 2-mile loop at Woodard Bay, which includes an easy forest trail with boardwalk sections, returning by a pedestrian-only road. We will look and listen for woodland birds such as Swainson's Thrushes, Pacific Wrens, Brown Creepers, Pacific-slope Flycatchers, and Pileated Woodpeckers as we walk through the deep forest of cedars and Douglas Fir and approach Henderson Inlet, where we may see…

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June 2017

Woodard Bay for Beginning and Intermediate Birders

June 10, 2017 @ 8:00 am-12:00 pm
Woodard Bay Natural Resources Conservation Area, 7000 Whitham Rd Ne
Olympia, WA 98506 United States
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This walk is designed primarily for beginning and intermediate birders. We will look and listen for woodland birds such as Swainson’s Thrushes, Pacific Wrens, Brown Creepers, Wilson Warblers, and Pileated Woodpeckers as we walk through the deep forest of cedars and Douglas fir and reach Henderson Inlet where we may see Cormorants, Purple Martins, and seals among others. The approximately 2-mile loop includes an easy trail with boardwalk sections, returning by a pedestrian-only road. Directions…

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October 2017

Birding and Breakfast – Woodard Bay Natural Resources Conservation Area/Sam Merrill

October 7, 2017 @ 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 Sam Merrill at 7:30 at the Woodard Bay Conservation Area.  From Olympia: take Boston Harbor Road north, then right on Woodard Bay Road, crossing Libby Road.  There is a small parking area on the left just before crossing the bridge over Woodard Bay (Discover Pass required here); or drive across the bridge and up the hill to a County parking lot that does not require a Discover Pass -- an easy walk down to…

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March 2018

Birding and Breakfast – Woodard Bay/ Bob Wadsworth

March 3, 2018 @ 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 July and August.  Bird with us, then enjoy breakfast at a local restaurant.  Beginning birders are welcome.  Share what you know, connect, enjoy.  For more information, contact Black Hills Audubon Society at 360-352-7299  

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May 2018

Woodard Bay for Beginning and Intermediate Birders

May 19, 2018 @ 8:00 am-12:00 pm
Woodard Bay Natural Resources Conservation Area, 7000 Whitham Rd Ne
Olympia, WA 98506 United States
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This walk is designed primarily for beginning and intermediate birders. Sam Merrill and Tracey Scalici will help you look and listen for woodland birds such as Swainson’s Thrushes, Pacific Wrens, Brown Creepers, Wilson Warblers, and Pileated Woodpeckers as we walk through the deep forest of cedars and Douglas fir and reach Henderson Inlet where we may see Cormorants, Purple Martins, and seals among others. The approximately 2-mile loop includes an easy trail with boardwalk sections,…

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October 2018

Birding and Breakfast – Woodard Bay Natural Resources Conservation Area/Sam Merrill

October 6, 2018 @ 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 Sam Merrill at 7:30 at the Woodard Bay Conservation Area.  From Olympia: take Boston Harbor Road north, then right on Woodard Bay Road, crossing Libby Road.  There is a small parking area on the left just before crossing the bridge over Woodard Bay (Discover Pass required here); or drive across the bridge and up the hill to a County parking lot that does not require a Discover Pass -- an easy walk down to…

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November 2018

OYAS Field Trip – Woodard Bay

November 18, 2018 @ 8:00 am-3:00 pm
Woodard Bay Natural Resources Conservation Area, 7000 Whitham Rd Ne
Olympia, WA 98506 United States
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Join us on this trip! Please register to join us and fill in necessary permission forms below. Permission Form Notes: Field Trip Parent or Guardian Permission Form: You may download and print this Permission Form, or fill in the RSVP questions below when you register. Photo Release Form: There will be times on OYAS field trips or at meetings when one or more photographs may be taken of members.  If appropriate, some of these photographs may be…

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March 2019

Birding and Breakfast – Woodard Bay

March 2 @ 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 on the first Saturday of each month. Beginning  birders are welcome. Share what you know, connect, enjoy. For more information, contact Black Hills Audubon Society at 360-352-7299.

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June 2019

Woodard Bay for Beginning and Intermediate Birders

June 8 @ 8:00 am-11:00 am
Woodard Bay Natural Resources Conservation Area, 7000 Whitham Rd Ne
Olympia, WA 98506 United States
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This walk is designed primarily for beginning and intermediate birders. We will look and listen for woodland birds such as Swainson’s Thrushes, Wilson Warblers, Pacific Wrens, Black-headed Grosbeaks, Western Tanagers, and Pileated Woodpeckers as we walk through the deep forest of cedars and Douglas fir to reach Henderson Inlet where we may see Cormorants, Purple Martins, and seals among others. The approximately two-mile loop includes an easy trail with boardwalk sections, returning by a pedestrian-only…

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