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North Central Washington Audubon Society is a local chapter of the National Audubon Society dedicated to furthering the knowledge and the conservation of the environment of North Central Washington, our nation, and the world.

Beginning Ornithology at Barn Beach Reserve

Saturday, April 23

Suzanne Tomassi will lead this class April 23, 8:00am till 4:00pm at Barn Beach Reserve in Leavenworth. For more information or to register, see beginning-ornithology-suzanne-tomassi or call 548-0181.

Field Trip to Moses Coulee

Sunday, April 24

Leader: Mark Johnston

Spend the day birding Moses Coulee. The area’s superb large-scale shrub-steppe habitats and magnificent cliffs support all the bird species typical of these landscapes in Washington. Those planning to help with the Shrub-steppe Songbird Survey this year will also find this trip to be an excellent opportunity to brush up on needed identification skills (both eye and ear).

To sign up, please call Mark at (509) 548-5766 or email

More information here....

Spring Bird Walks in Okanogan

April 23 and May 21 from 8-10 am

Come welcome spring on an informal bird walk around Woody Island in the City of Okanogan. Woody Island is home and refuge to an assortment of wildlife. We will spend our time walking the island’s trails and seeing what emerges.

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Field Trip to Douglas Creek and Badger Mountain

Wednesday, June 1

LEADER: Mark Johnston

Spend the day birding the exceptionally diverse habitats of Douglas Creek and Badger Mountain which together host an extraordinary variety of birds.

More information here....

Two New Bird Survey Opportunities

Beebe Springs

1st and 3rd Wednesdays of each month: e-Bird survey at Beebe Springs, led by Virginia Palumbo. This walk covers 2 miles of trails along riparian areas along the Columbia River and side channels ....

Walla Walla Park and Horan Natural Area

2nd and 4th Wednesdays, bird monitoring walks led by Susan Ballinger ....

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Click here for a full-size map of NCW Audubon's territory.