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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.


Volunteers Needed

Are you interested in conservation issues around our four-county region? Would you like to be part of the NCWAS Conservation Committee? Do you have suggestions for issues we are not currently following?

There are always meetings to attend and research to do – both inside and out in the field. If you’d like to get involved with conservation issues in any way – big or small – contact Mark Johnson at s697striata@frontier.com.



Lichens!
April 7, Friday

An indoor slideshow presentation on Friday, April 7th will be accompanied by hands-on specimens and lichen displays, and will be followed with a field trip on Saturday, May 6th.

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Birdwatching for Beginners

April 24, 26, 29
Are you curious about becoming a birder, America’s fastest growing avocation? Join NCW Audubon Society’s Jenny Graevell and Wenatchee Naturalist Susan Ballinger as they introduce beginners to the fundamentals of birdwatching in a collaborative setting.


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Shrub-steppe Restoration
April 20, 22, 25, and 27 and May 4

The Washington Native Plant Society (WNPS) is off ering a course on shrub-steppe restoration. This no-cost program combines classroom learning with fi eld trips, giving participants an opportunity to better understand the importance of native plants in grasslands and shrublands and how to use this knowledge to protect and restore these habitats.

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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.