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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.

Birding 101

March 16 & 18

Are you interested in becoming a birder? North Central Washington Audubon Society’s Jenny Graevell and Wenatchee Naturalist Susan Ballinger have co-designed this course to introduce beginners to the fundamentals of bird-watching in a collaborative setting. The class focus is hands-on practice, using a variety of field guides, web-based tools, bird models, and a several types of optics ...... Read more
Scholarships available

Sagebrush Songbird Survey - Training

March 21, Saturday, 9:30 am - 3:30 pm

Audubon Washington and seven eastern Washington chapters, in collaboration with the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, are developing a new community science conservation program on the Columbia Plateau: a long-term sagebrush shrub-steppe avian census. Exploring sites you can’t normally visit, we are targeting three sage-obligate species: Sagebrush Sparrow, Sage Thrasher, and Brewer’s Sparrow.

How do you get involved? .... Read more here

Birding Buddies: Washburn Island

March 28

Join Meredith Spencer on March 28 for a Birding Buddies bird walk on Washburn Island. This 250 acre parcel is the largest wetland system in the Wells Wildlife Area. Hawks, owls, waterfowl, sandhill cranes, and many songbirds have been found there..... Read more

Birding Buddies: Beebe Springs Bird Walk

April 18

Explore the bird life at Beebe Springs Natural Area on a Birding Buddies trip led by Virginia Palumbo. This area hosts an increasingly diverse array of birds as the area matures after renovation a decade ago ..... Read more

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Featured Bird

Great Gray Owl

Photo by Ryan Shaw

Listen to a Great Gray Owl.

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