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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.

Exploring New Guinea's Lost Worlds

Friday, November 6

Wenatchee River Institute and North Central Washington Audubon Society are happy to bring Smithsonian naturalist Bruce Beehler to Leavenworth to give a local audience the chance to experience a field expedition to western New Guinea. In this popular lecture illustrated with still and video images, Beehler will describe his nearly four decades of field study of the birds and rainforests of the great island of New Guinea....... Read more here

Learn About Corvids This Winter

The Methow Conservancy’s 2016 conservation class is all about Corvids - ravens, crows, jays, magpies, nutcrackers and more. Beginning in late January or early February, the class will meet six Monday evenings and is sure to fill. For more information contact Mary at 996-2870 or

Winter Raptor Surveys

North Central Washington Pilot Project

starting in Douglas County. Initially, one route will be run per month from December to February. We will extend into March depending on interest and the numbers of raptors observed. If you would like to participate you do not need to be an expert raptor identifi er; winter raptor surveys are much easier than the high-fl ying fall migration studies, as most of our subjects will be perched or fl ying lower to the ground as they hunt ...... Read more here

Our November Newsletter

Click here for National Audubon's new mobile-friendly bird guide

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