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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

NCW Audubon Offers Poster of Birds

North Central Washington Audubon Society has a new bird identifi cation poster. Unlike existing bird ID posters, the new poster is designed to show only birds that are common to North Central Washington throughout much of the year.

You may get a copy of the entire poster in full color at the Leavenworth Spring Bird Fest, May 18-21.

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.

Read more here ....

Yakima River Canyon Birding Festival
May 12-14

Come bird with KEEN (Kittitas Environmental Education Network) for three days during the second weekend of May and discover the natural beauty of Central Washington State!

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   Read the May Phlox

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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.