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June 2005

June 25 End Date
Devil's Gulch near Cashmere
Cashmere, Washington

August 2005

August 6 End Date
Photo Trip: Ocean Shores Shorebirds
Ocean Shores
Photograph shorebirds, gulls, and possible loons.

September 2005

September 9 End Date
Photo Trip: Columbia Basin Wading and Shorebirds
Potholes Wildlfie Area
Photograph great egrets, cormorants, pelicans, shorebirds, and shrub steppe scenics.
September 17 End Date
Lake Valhalla at Stevens Pass
A three mile round trip hike through beautiful alpine woods and meadows to a picturesque mountain lake. We may see the start of the autumn leaves changing colors and hopefully a few birds along the way.
September 17 End Date
Chelan Ridge Raptor Migration
The US Forest Service invites us to visit Chelan Ridge on Saturday, September 17, the weekend before the Raptor Migration program. This is the height of the songbird migration, so we will see both raptors and songbirds. An educator will be present to answer our questions. Bring a lunch for this all day trip. Meet before 7:30 a.m. at north end of Issaquah P&R: (I-90, exit 15, turn right (south) go to 2nd or 3rd light, then left into P&R lot). Passenger cost/person $9.00.
September 24 End Date
Nisqually NWR
The Nisqually NWR offers a diverse combination of habitats and birds.

October 2005

October 5 End Date
Point No Point and Marrowstone Island
Bring a lunch. Plan to return late afternoon. We expect to see waterfowl, shorebirds, jaegers, gulls and terns. Meet before 7 a.m. at south end of Kingsgate P&R: (I-405, exit 20B northbound or 20 southbound at NE 124th St., go west to light at 116th Ave. NE, then right (north) a few blocks to P&R lot).
October 15 End Date
Spencer Island
Explore this wetland located near the Everett Sewage Treatment Ponds.
October 15 End Date
Camano Island and Stanwood
Prepare for a full day of birding and explore Camano Island’s shoreline, salt-water marshes, grasslands, and forest habitats for seabirds, raptors, and songbirds.
October 29 End Date
Purdy & Key Peninsula
Expect lots of saltwater waterfowl, cormorants and Great Blue Herons in the South Sound bays. We visit three state parks during the day, so if you have State Parks pass bring it with you. We will include Snake Lake in Tacoma if time permits.

November 2005

November 5 End Date
Reifel Bird Sanctuary
Wintering birds here include dabbling ducks, gulls, rough-legged hawks, peregrines, merlins, and snowy owls.
November 10 End Date
Bob Heirman Wildlife Area
This is a 343 acre reserve. It is 3-4 miles south of the town of Snohomish along the Snohomish R. Three lakes as well as marshes and wooded areas attract a large variety of birds. The trail also goes down to the Snohomish River. Bring a lunch.
November 10 End Date
Snoqualmie Valley
On this drive through the farmlands of the Snoqualmie Valley we'll look for Bald Eagles and other raptors, and scope the ponds for a variety of ducks.
November 19 End Date
Discovery Park
This 530-acre park on Magnolia Bluff has nine habitats within its boundaries.

December 2005

December 4 End Date
Photo Trip: Reifel Migratory Bird Sanctuary
Photograph snow geese, waterfowl, wintering song birds, herons, and the resident sandhill cranes.
December 8 End Date
Des Moines Marina/Salt Water State Park
Ducks and other waterfowl, seabirds, and gulls will be the focus of this trip as we scope the water at the marina as well as at the state park. We'll look for songbirds, too. Washington State Park decal or $5.00 parking fee required. Return late morning.

January 2006

January 8 End Date
Photo Trip: Upper Skagit River Bald Eagles
Upper Skagit River
Photograph bald eagles along the Upper Skagit River
January 14 End Date
Skagit/Samish Flats Field Trip
Skagit/Samish Flats
January 22 End Date
Photo Trip: Swans of Snohomish County
Bob Heirman Wildlife Reserve
Photograph swans at Bob Heirman Wildlife Reserve.
January 28 End Date
West Seattle Shoreline
Explore the shores and waters of West Seattle along Elliot Bay and Puget Sound to Lincoln Park. Numerous viewpoints overlook the water and freighters, ferries and sea birds. Expectations include goldeneyes, scoters, gulls, Harlequin Ducks and shorebirds. Should be done by noon.
January 28 End Date
West Seattle Shoreline
Explore the shores and waters of West Seattle along Elliot Bay and Puget Sound to Lincoln Park. Numerous viewpoints overlook the water and freighters, ferries and sea birds. Expectations include goldeneyes, scoters, gulls, Harlequin Ducks and shorebirds. Should be done by noon.

February 2006

February 9 End Date
Snoqualmie Valley Field Trip
On this drive through the farmlands of the Snoqualmie Valley we’ll look for Bald Eagles and other raptors and scope the ponds for a variety of ducks.
February 26 End Date
La Conner Nature Cruise
A four hour cruise around Fidalgo Island by way of Skagit Bay, Rosario Strait, Padilla Bay and Swinomish Slough .

March 2006

March 4 End Date
Photo Trip: Heron Colonies and Coulon Park
Various heron colonies
Photograph great blue herons at Medina Park and Black River, waterfowl on the Cedar River.
March 9 End Date
Camano Island/Stanwood Fieldtrip
Prepare for a full day of birding and explore Camano Island’s shoreline, salt-water marshes, grasslands, and forest habitats for seabirds, raptors, and songbirds. Specific areas include Livingston Bay, English Boom, Utsalady, and Iverson Spit, a 100-acre preserve. The Stanwood Sewage Treatment Ponds offer a variety of waterfowl and the occasional avian surprise. Bring a lunch and meet before 7 a.m. at south end of Kingsgate P&R.
March 18 End Date
Ellensburg/Vantage Area Field Trip
Ellensburg, Washington
March 21 End Date
Beginning Birding by Ear
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church
Beginning Birding by Ear with Lou Ann Harris and Joyce Meyer.
March 22 End Date
Fir Island and Skagit Flats
We’ll walk the loop at the Game Range on Fir Island looking for migrating songbirds and returning sparrows. Then we’ll explore various spots with shorebirds, seabirds, and early arriving raptors as our focus. Bring lunch and meet before 7:30 at the south end of the Kingsgate P&R. Return late afternoon.
March 23 End Date
Program Night: Dead Birds Don’t Lie: The Role of Citizen Science in Conservation
Northlake Unitarian Church, 308 Fourth Avenue S., Kirkland, Washington
Dr. Julia Parrish will discuss the die-off of hundreds of marine birds on the beaches of Washington and Oregon.

April 2006

April 1 End Date
Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge Field Trip
Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge
April 13 End Date
Spencer Island Field Trip
Spencer Island, Everett, Washington
April 15 End Date
Fir Island, Skagit County Field Trip
Fir Island, Skagit County
April 27 End Date
Program Night: Native Plants that Local Birds Love
Monica Van der Vieren, a Native Plant Steward from Washington Native Plant Society, will present a talk on "Native Plants that Local Birds Love."
April 28 End Date
Grays Harbor Shorebird Festival
Hoquiam, Washington
April 29 End Date
NPW: Hayward Hill Wildflowers and Birds
Ellensburg
See birds and native plants of the shrub steppe and forest habitats near Ellensburg -- Saturday, April 29, 2008 - 7:30 a.m.

May 2006

May 12 End Date
May 18 End Date
Leavenworth Spring Bird Fest
Leavenworth, Washington
May 19 End Date
May 25 End Date
Program Night: Unique Birds and Ecosystems of the Juan Fernández Islands, Chile
Join us for an evening with Dr. Peter Hodum, the director and co-founder of the Juan Fernández Islands Conservancy.

June 2006

June 24 End Date
Bellevue Botanical Garden - Photo Group Field Trip
Bellevue Botanical Garden, 12001 Main Street, Bellevue
We're looking for hummingbirds to photograph.
June 24 End Date
Wildlife Photographer of the Year
Burke Museum of Natural History
Opening Day for the exhibit has a variety of special activities.

July 2006

July 11 End Date
Green Lake With Martin Muller
Walk Green Lake with expert birder Martin Muller who has acquired intimate knowledge of this lake and the 150 bird species found there. Meet by 7:25 a.m. at South Kirkland P&R near the bus stop (on 108th Ave. NE just north of hwy 520 and Northup Way) to carpool, or meet at Green Lake. We will park at the west end of Green Lake near the Bathhouse Theater and meet Martin on the lake side of the theatre, between the brick building and the water.
July 22 End Date
Hurricane Ridge/Dungeness Spit
Hurricane Ridge in Olympic Mts
Our annual Olympic Peninsula wildflower trip featuring views, birds, and varied wildlife.

August 2006

August 17 End Date
Whidbey Island
Whidbey Island
Full day field trip to Whidbey Island
August 26 End Date
Grays Harbor Loop
Full day field trip to Grays Harbor Loop
August 28 End Date
Birding the Hot Spots of King County
Birding the Hot Spots of King County
August 28 End Date
Newsletter Labeling
Chapter offices, 308 Fourth Avenue S., Kirkland, WA

September 2006

September 10 End Date
September 11 End Date
Gulls of Washington State
Northlake Unitarian Church & Fieldtrip
Taught by Kevin Aanerud. Learn about the many species of gulls in the Puget Sound region and demystify some of the complexities of gull identification.
September 16 End Date
September 23 End Date
Spencer Island
Spencer Island
September 23 End Date
Juanita Bay Park
Juanita Bay Park
September 25 End Date
September 28 End Date
Program Night: Wild Wings: a Celebration of Northwest Birds, with a Focus on Owls and Woodpeckers
Northlake Unitarian Church, 308 Fourth Avenue S., Kirkland
We invite you to enjoy an evening with award winning photographer, Paul Bannick, who specializes in the natural history of North America, with a special focus on his beloved Pacific Northwest.

October 2006

October 14 End Date
Point No Point & Marrowstone Island
This trip will include stops at Point No Point, Indian Island, Mystery Bay, and Fort Flagler.
October 20 End Date
Early Ducks of Autumn
Northlake Unitarian Church & fieldtrip
A two-session in-depth look at Dabblin' and Divin' ducks of the Northwest with David Drummond.
October 21 End Date
Camano Island/Stanwood
Camano Island
Prepare for a full day of birding and explore Camano Island’s shoreline, salt-water marshes, grasslands, and forest habitats for seabirds, raptors, and songbirds.
October 23 End Date
Birding the Hot Spots of King County
October 23 (Monday) 9:00 a.m. to noon
October 26 End Date
Program Night: A Birder's Mapquest
Northlake Unitarian Church, 308 Fourth Avenue S., Kirkland
Robert Howson will present a multimedia look at North American bird species whose names were derived from geographical locations. A great opportunity to practice your bird ID skills.
October 28 End Date
Purdy & Key Peninsula
October 28 (Saturday) 8:00 a.m.
October 28 End Date
Purdy & Key Peninsula
October 28 (Saturday) 8:00 a.m.

November 2006

November 2 End Date
Marrowstone Island
November 2 (Thursday) 7:00 a.m.
November 2 End Date
Board Meeting
NUUC Board Room
November 4 End Date
Photo Trip: Refiel Bird Sanctuary (B.C.)
Reifel Bird Sanctuary
Photograph snow geese, waterfowl, wintering song birds, herons, and the resident sandhill cranes.
November 10 End Date
Birding by Habitat
Northlake Unitarian Church
Class: Friday, November 10 and 17, 7:00 to 9:15 PM at the Northlake Unitarian Church, 308 Fourth Avenue, Kirkland. There is no field trip with this class.
November 16 End Date
Program Night: Siberia's Sacred Sea: Lake Baikal
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church, 308 4th Ave. S. (corner of 4th Ave. S. and State)
Nina Carter will present a delightful program on the birds and wildlife of Russia, Siberia and Lake Baikal, as well as the 5 most important lessons about Eco-Tourism. The presentation is free and open to the public. Invite a friend. Note: This one week earlier than usual due to Thanksgiving.
November 24 End Date
Nature’s Holiday Market
Northlake Unitarian Church, 308 Fourth Avenue S., Kirkland
East Lake Washington Audubon Society Celebrates 25 Years with Nature’s Holiday Market with events Friday, November 24th, 5:00 pm to 8:00 PM and Saturday, November 25th, 10 AM-5 PM.
November 25 End Date
Nature’s Holiday Market
Northlake Unitarian Church, 308 Fourth Avenue S., Kirkland
East Lake Washington Audubon Society Celebrates 25 Years with Nature’s Holiday Market with events Friday, November 24th, 5:00 pm to 8:00 PM and Saturday, November 25th, 10 AM-5 PM.

December 2006

December 2 End Date
Green Lake
Green Lake
Walk Green Lake with expert birder Martin Muller who has acquired intimate knowledge of this lake and the 170 + bird species that have been seen there.
December 5 End Date
Samish & Skagit Flats
Samish & Skagit Flats
This is a great time of year up on the Samish and Skagit Flats for raptors and waterfowl.
December 9 End Date
Skagit/Samish Flats
Skagit & Samish Flats
This is a chance for those that could not make it on Tuesday to visit this prime habitat.
December 14 End Date
Des Moines Marina/Saltwater State Park
Des Moines Marina & Saltwater State Park
December 16 End Date
Annual Christmas Bird Count and Dinner
Come meet fellow bird counters at Marymoor Park just south of Redmond at the north end of Lake Sammamish. Meet before 8:00 a.m. at west parking lot near the windmill.

January 2007

January 25 End Date
Annual Dinner (Jan 25)
Northlake Unitarian Church, 308 Fourth Avenue S., Kirkland
Annual dinner and installation of officers

February 2007

February 3 End Date
Ocean Shores and vicinity
Ocean Shores
Nowhere else in Washington state can one find ten different habitats in such a small area.
February 18 End Date
Photo Trip: Skagit Valley Snow Geese and Swans
Skagit Valley
Photograph snow geese and/or swansin the Skagit Valley
February 22 End Date
Program Night: Wildlife Survival Characteristics, A Live Animal Program for Kids and Adults
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church, 308 4th Ave. S. (corner of 4th Ave. S. and State)
Marianne Wilson-Gumm will bring live animal teachers from Wildlife Encounter, Inc. for adults and kids to learn about and interact with. (early program time - 7:00 p.m.) - Feb 22
February 24 End Date
Photo Trip: West Seattle Wintering Birds
West Seattle
Photograph wintering birds along the Alki shore in West Seattle.

March 2007

March 3 End Date
Camano Island/Stanwood
Prepare for a full day of birding and explore Camano Island's shoreline, salt-water marshes, grasslands, and forest habitats for seabirds, raptors, and songbirds.
March 9 End Date
Kenmore P&R and Library
Audubon members will have spotting scopes available at 11:00 a.m. for the public to watch the Great Blue Heron colony at the north end of the Kenmore P&R (Bothell Way and 62nd Ave. NE).
March 9 End Date
Recognizing Bird Behaviors
Northlake Unitarian Church, 308 Fourth Avenue S., Kirkland
Join David Drummond to learn how to differentiate between the three broad categories of social, grooming and feeding strategies. One class with field trip.
March 15 End Date
Program Night: From the Black Oystercatcher to Black Gold: Challenges and Opportunities in Alaska
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church
(one week early – joint meeting with Seattle Audubon Society ) - Mar 15
March 31 End Date
Theler Wetlands via Southworth
March 31, 2007 (Saturday) 7:00 a.m. - We will take the Fauntleroy ferry to Southworth and bird our way to the Theler Wetlands.

April 2007

April 7 End Date
Spencer Island Field Trip - April 7 (Saturday) 8:00 a.m.
Explore this wetland located near the Everett Sewage Treatment Ponds.
April 9 End Date
Shorebirds of the Pacific Northwest
Northlake Unitarian Church, 308 Fourth Avenue S., Kirkland
Class for the beginning to intermediate shorebird enthusiast, with instructor Tim Boyer. One class and one field trip.
April 10 End Date
Whidbey Island Field Trip - April 10 (Tue) 6:30 am – Limit of 11
April can be a great time on Whidbey with a variety of habitats including marshes, shoreline, open water, riparian and forests.
April 21 End Date
NPW: Cougar Mountain Regional Wildland Park
Cougar Mountain, Red Town Trailhead
Celebrate Earth Day and Native Plant Week!
April 21 End Date
Earth Day at St. Edwards Park
St. Edwards Park
Join Eastside Audubon and the Friends of St. Edwards Park for a fun day in the park.
April 25 End Date
Ocean Shores and Bowermay Basin Field Trip
We'll leave at 6:30 am on the 25th to spend the day exploring the many habitats in and around Ocean Shores.
April 26 End Date
Program Night: Brightwater and Birds, What Mitigation Means to the Environment
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church, 308 4th Ave. S. (corner of 4th Ave. S. and State), Kirkland
Michael Popiwny and Monica Van der Vieren will present an overview of King County’s new Brightwater treatment system, focusing on the Mitigation Program, which includes landscaping, environmental restoration and enhancement. Jim Rettig will show us what birds are there - April 26

May 2007

May 4 End Date
Washington's Woodpeckers
Northlake Unitarian Church
Join Master Birder Brian Bell to explore the world of woodpeckers in Washington.
May 6 End Date
Ellensburg/Eastern Washington Field Trip - May 6 (Sunday) 6:30 a.m.
Bird-A-Thon Trip limited to 10 (3 cars). Plan on a day traveling through varied habitats: riparian, forest and farm.
May 13 End Date
Photo Trip: Union Bay Natural Area
Union Bay Natural Area
Visit Union Bay Natural Area to photograph mating pied-billed grebes and their babies, Canada geese goslings, great blue herons, cinnamon teal and other waterfowl, common yellow-throat and other songbirds. Parking is free on Sunday. Meet at UW parking lot E5. Joint trip with the Mountaineers Photography group.
May 13 End Date
Grays Harbor and Pacific Counties - May 13 (Sunday) 7:00 a.m.
Bird-A-Thon Trip - Plan to see the spring shorebird migration and to look for migrating songbirds.
May 13 End Date
Juanita Bay Park Birdathon - Date change
Juanita Bay Park
Enjoy a relaxed walk in the Park with Master Birder, MaryFrances Mathis. Juanita Bay Park is one of the true wildlife-oriented gems on Lake Washington. *** Note: this date has changed!!!
May 15 End Date
Ocean Shores-Grays Harbor Field Trip - May 15 (Tuesday) 6:00 am
Bird-A-Thon Trip - Limit of 11. The end of April and early May are good times for returning shorebirds in Grays Harbor.
May 20 End Date
Birdathon and Brunch with the McGruders
Kirkland, WA
Join Jan and Tim McGruder for a morning of birding and brunch in Kirkland.
May 24 End Date
Program Night: Birds of Puget Sound: 50 Years of Watching
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church, 308 4th Ave. S. (corner of 4th Ave. S. and State), Kirkland
Join Joe Meche for slides and stories about the birds of the Greater Puget Sound area and the diversity of habitats they frequent - May 24.
May 26 End Date
Nisqually NWR Birdathon Trip
Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge
The Nisqually NWR offers a diverse combination of habitats and birds.

June 2007

June 3 End Date
NPW: Washington Park, Anacortes
Washington Park, Anacortes
2.5-mile easy loop thru forest and meadows with wildflower-covered grassy knolls. Seabirds from the shoreline - June 3, 2007
June 7 End Date
June 28 End Date
Program Night: AlTo in Indonesia: New Life for the Maleo Bird
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church, 308 4th Ave. S. (corner of 4th Ave. S. and State)
Marcy Summers will present the story of AlTo's successful collaboration with indigenous people of Sulawesi, Indonesia to reverse the decline of the endangered maleo bird near Mount Tompotika - June 28.

July 2007

July 14 End Date
Hurricane Ridge/Dungeness Spit - July 14-15 (Saturday/Sunday) 11:00 a.m.
Our annual Olympic Peninsula wildflower trip featuring views, birds, and varied wildlife.
July 23 End Date
Board Meeting
NUUC Board Room
July 28 End Date
NPW: Naches Peak Loop Trail, Mt. Rainier
Naches Peak Loop
3.5 mile leisurely hike to see wildflowers, birds and butterflies plus great views of Mt. Rainier.

August 2007

August 1 End Date
Web Committee Meeting
Join the Webmaster and the Web Team the first Wednesday of each month at the office.
August 3 End Date
Marymoor Park Bird Walk
Marymoor Park, Redmond, Washington
Join us for a morning walk along the nature trail, to see what birds are in the area.
August 4 End Date
Marymoor BirdLoop Work Party
Marymoor Park - Parking Lot G
Join us in restoring the native habitat at the Marymoor Park interpretive area on the first Saturday of each month from 9AM - Noon. Dress for the weather and bring clippers and gloves. Also brings snacks and water. Park in Parking Lot G and follow the signs to the work parties. (Free parking passes are provided.)
August 7 End Date
Table Mountain Ptarmigan Hunt - August 7 (Tuesday) 5:30 AM
Table Mountain in the Mt. Baker area of Whatcom County is one of the few "favored" spots to look for White-tailed Ptarmigan.
August 11 End Date
Remove English Ivy at Watershed Park
Watershed Park - 4500 110th Avenue NE
Join the City of Kirkland Parks Department on the second Saturday of each month through November 2007 at Watershed Park to remove invasive plants and improve our important urban forest.
August 18 End Date
NPW: Pritchard Wetland
Pritchard Island Beach Park
1-2 mile level walk to see one of the highest diversities of native plants in Seattle. Lots of birds in the marsh.
August 20 End Date
Montlake Fill
September 22 (Saturday) 8:00 a.m. to noon
August 21 End Date
Juanita Bay Park Bird Walk
Juanita Bay Park
Join us for a walk at Juanita Bay Park in Kirkland.
August 21 End Date
Juanita Bay Park Bird Walk
Juanita Bay Park
Join us for a walk at Juanita Bay Park in Kirkland.
August 25 End Date
Grays Harbor Loop – August 25 (Saturday) 7:00 a.m. to 6-7 p.m.
Limited to 11 - We will visit many different habitats from city parks, marinas, beaches, and forests for a variety of waterfowl, gulls, terns, shorebirds and songbirds.
August 27 End Date
Board Meeting
NUUC Board Room

September 2007

September 1 End Date
Marymoor BirdLoop Work Party
Marymoor Park - Parking Lot G
Join us in restoring the native habitat at the Marymoor Park interpretive area on the first Saturday of each month from 9AM - Noon. Dress for the weather and bring clippers and gloves. Also brings snacks and water. Park in Parking Lot G and follow the signs to the work parties. (Free parking passes are provided.)
September 5 End Date
Web Committee Meeting
Join the Webmaster and the Web Team the first Wednesday of each month
September 7 End Date
Marymoor Park Bird Walk
Marymoor Park, Redmond, Washington
Join us for a morning walk along the nature trail, to see what birds are in the area.
September 8 End Date
Remove English Ivy at Watershed Park
Watershed Park - 4500 110th Avenue NE
Join the City of Kirkland Parks Department on the second Saturday of each month through November 2007 at Watershed Park to remove invasive plants and improve our important urban forest.
September 8 End Date
Vaux’s Swifts in Monroe - September 8 (Saturday) – 5:30-8:30 p.m.
This is an evening trip to Monroe to watch thousands of Vaux’s Swifts go thru their evening ritual before dropping in a chimney to roost for the night.
September 18 End Date
Juanita Bay Park Bird Walk
Juanita Bay Park
Join us for a walk at Juanita Bay Park in Kirkland.
September 18 End Date
Juanita Bay Park Bird Walk
Juanita Bay Park
Join us for a walk at Juanita Bay Park in Kirkland.
September 22 End Date
Montlake Fill
September 22 (Saturday) 8:00 a.m. to noon
September 24 End Date
Birding the Hotspots of King County
September 24 (Monday) 9:00 a.m. to noon
September 24 End Date
Board Meeting
NUUC Board Room
September 26 End Date
NPW: Mt Baker Fall Color
Mount Baker, Heather Meadows
See hillsides bright red from the blueberry fall color and identify the trees, shrubs, birds and mammals.
September 27 End Date
Program Night: Bears in Your Backyard?
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church, 308 4th Ave. S.
Join us for a presentation on bears in Washington State - how to live and recreate with them and the status of grizzly bear recovery - Sep 27.

October 2007

October 3 End Date
Web Committee Meeting
Join the Webmaster and the Web Team the first Wednesday of each month
October 5 End Date
Marymoor Park Bird Walk
Marymoor Park, Redmond, Washington
Join us for a morning walk along the nature trail, to see what birds are in the area.
October 6 End Date
Marymoor BirdLoop Work Party
Marymoor Park - Parking Lot G
Join us in restoring the native habitat at the Marymoor Park interpretive area on the first Saturday of each month from 9AM - Noon. Dress for the weather and bring clippers and gloves. Also brings snacks and water. Park in Parking Lot G and follow the signs to the work parties. (Free parking passes are provided.)
October 7 End Date
NPW: Deception Falls Mushrooms
Deception Falls, Stevens Pass
Cancelled due to snowy conditions
October 8 End Date
Conservation Movie Night - October 8 (Monday)
It’s Back! Conservation Movie Night with Brown Bag Dinner & Discussion Group!
October 13 End Date
Remove English Ivy at Watershed Park
Watershed Park - 4500 110th Avenue NE
Join the City of Kirkland Parks Department on the second Saturday of each month through November 2007 at Watershed Park to remove invasive plants and improve our important urban forest.
October 16 End Date
Juanita Bay Park Bird Walk
Juanita Bay Park
Join us for a walk at Juanita Bay Park in Kirkland.
October 16 End Date
Juanita Bay Park Bird Walk
Juanita Bay Park
Join us for a walk at Juanita Bay Park in Kirkland.
October 16 End Date
Proposition 1
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church
Are you ready to vote on this issue in November? Roads and Transit are together in this package. If you are concerned about the environment and quality of life here in the Northwest, should you be for it or against it? Come and hear from both sides of the debate!
October 20 End Date
Photo Trip: Reifel Migratory Bird Sanctuary
Photograph snow geese, waterfowl, wintering song birds, herons, and the resident sandhill cranes.
October 22 End Date
Board Meeting
NUUC Board Room
October 25 End Date
Program Night: Washington’s Not So Common Loon
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church, 308 4th Ave. S. , Kirkland
Join Ginger Gumm and Daniel Poleschook, Jr. to see beautiful images of the common loon on their summer territory and hear the challenges they face - Oct 25.
October 27 End Date

November 2007

November 2 End Date
Marymoor Park Bird Walk
Marymoor Park, Redmond, Washington
Join us for a morning walk along the nature trail, to see what birds are in the area.
November 3 End Date
Camano Island/Stanwood
Prepare for weather, a full day of birding and explore Camano Island’s shoreline, salt-water marshes, grasslands, and forest habitats for seabirds, raptors, and songbirds.
November 3 End Date
Camano Island/Stanwood
Prepare for weather, a full day of birding and explore Camano Island’s shoreline, salt-water marshes, grasslands, and forest habitats for seabirds, raptors, and songbirds.
November 4 End Date
NPW: Redmond Watershed Reserve
(see directions below)
See mushrooms, lichens, moss and other plants plus birds and wildlife in this local mixed forest with ponds and streams.
November 5 End Date
Marrowstone Island & Port Townsend
We will be looking for loons, grebes, alcids, waterbirds, raptors, shorebirds and any passerines around.
November 6 End Date
Marrowstone Island & Port Townsend
We will be looking for loons, grebes, alcids, waterbirds, raptors, shorebirds and any passerines around.
November 7 End Date
Web Committee Meeting
Join the Webmaster and the Web Team the first Wednesday of each month
November 10 End Date
Kent, Boeing & other Ponds 8:00 a.m.
We will look for wintering ducks, geese, gulls, sparrows and other birds.
November 10 End Date
Kent, Boeing & other Ponds 8:00 a.m.
We will look for wintering ducks, geese, gulls, sparrows and other birds.
November 10 End Date
Remove English Ivy at Watershed Park
Watershed Park - 4500 110th Avenue NE
Join the City of Kirkland Parks Department on the second Saturday of each month through November 2007 at Watershed Park to remove invasive plants and improve our important urban forest.
November 10 End Date
Second Annual Nature's Holiday Market! November 10 (Saturday)
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church
November 12 End Date
Conservation Movie Night and Brown Bag Discussion Group! – November 12 (Monday)
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church, 308 4th Ave. S.
"Being Caribou' movie featuring 7-month journey with the caribou.; brown bag dinner and discussion of “Cool Cities” program.
November 15 End Date
Program Night: Watching the World Melt Away: An Ornithologist’s Observations from Four Decades in a Rapidly Changing Arctic
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church, 308 4th Ave. S.
Learn about the Black Guillemots, Horned Puffins, and Polar Bears of Cooper Island and the effects of 30 years of warming - Nov 15 (one week early).
November 20 End Date
Juanita Bay Park Bird Walk
Juanita Bay Park
Join us for a walk at Juanita Bay Park in Kirkland.
November 20 End Date
Juanita Bay Park Bird Walk
Juanita Bay Park
Join us for a walk at Juanita Bay Park in Kirkland.
November 26 End Date
Birding the Hotspots of King County
November 26 (Monday) 9:00 a.m. to noon
November 26 End Date
Birding the Hot Spots of King County
Monthly field trip on the 4th Monday of each month.
November 26 End Date
Birding the Hot Spots of King County
November 26 (Monday) 9:00 a.m. to noon
November 26 End Date
Board Meeting
NUUC Board Room

December 2007

December 5 End Date
Web Committee Meeting
Join the Webmaster and the Web Team the first Wednesday of each month
December 7 End Date
Marymoor Park Bird Walk
Marymoor Park, Redmond, Washington
Join us for a morning walk along the nature trail, to see what birds are in the area.
December 8 End Date
Green Lake - December 8 (Saturday) 8:00 a.m. to noon)
Walk Green Lake with expert birder Martin Muller who has acquired intimate knowledge of this lake and the 150 bird species found there.
December 8 End Date
Sewing Bee
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church
Join other volunteers in sewing gift bags for sale at the Holiday Gift Wrap in December
December 15 End Date
Christmas Bird Count and Dinner (Saturday, Dec. 15, 2007)
Come and join one of the 8 teams of bird counters in our annual CBC. We welcome anyone who wants to help - from beginner to expert. Be sure to wear comfortable shoes/boots, warm clothes and bring lunch.
December 17 End Date
Board Meeting
NUUC Board Room
December 18 End Date
Juanita Bay Park Bird Walk
Juanita Bay Park
Join us for a walk at Juanita Bay Park in Kirkland.

January 2008

January 8 End Date
Youth Committee Meeting
Join us at 7:00 pm on the second Tuesday of each month at our offices.
January 9 End Date
Samish and Skagit Flats - January 9 (Wednesday) 7:30 a.m. to late afternoon
We will be looking for raptors including Bald Eagles, Red-tailed and Rough-legged Hawks, Northern Harriers, all the falcons and Short-eared Owls.
January 14 End Date
Conservation Movie Night & Brown Bag Discussion Group - January 14 (Monday)
land
Alaska's Arctic Wildlife -- see the majesty and beauty of the Arctic; wildlife migration and survival behavior; bird courting, nesting, and young.
January 19 End Date
West Seattle Shoreline - January 19 (Saturday) 8:00 a.m. to noon
Explore the shores and waters of West Seattle along Elliot Bay and Puget Sound to Lincoln Park.
January 25 End Date
Board Retreat
NUUC Board Room
The Board of Directors meets yearly to plan for the coming year.
January 26 End Date
Reifel Migratory Bird Refuge/Delta B.C.--in conjunction with Seattle Audubon
January 26 - January 27 (Saturday-Sunday) Limit 5 each for SAS and EAS
January 28 End Date
Board Meeting - Cancelled due to Board Retreat this month
NUUC Board Room
The Board of Directors meet monthly to discuss issues affecting the Chapter. All members are welcome.
January 28 End Date
Newsletter Labeling
Chapter offices, 308 Fourth Avenue S., Kirkland, WA
This is our monthly newsletter labeling work party.

February 2008

February 2 End Date
Marymoor BirdLoop Work Party
Marymoor Park - Parking Lot G
Join us in restoring the native habitat at the Marymoor Park interpretive area on the first Saturday of each month from 9AM - Noon. Dress for the weather and bring clippers and gloves. Also brings snacks and water. Park in Parking Lot G and follow the signs to the work parties. (Free parking passes are provided.)
February 2 End Date
Global Warming Activitist Workshop
Bastyr University, Kenmore, WA
Global warming is a huge issue. If you feel something should be done, but don't know what to do, here is a chance to learn how to take action and make a difference!
February 6 End Date
Web Committee Meeting
Join the Webmaster and the Web Team the first Wednesday of each month in our office.
February 9 End Date
Skagit/Samish Flats - February 9 (Saturday) 7:30 a.m. to late afternoon
Limited to 10 people This is a great time to visit the Skagit and Samish Flats.
February 11 End Date
Conservation Movie Night & Brown Bag Discussion Group - February 11 (Monday)
land
Join us for "Bird Song and Coffee: A Wake-up Call" (Cine Golden Eagle Award )
February 12 End Date
Youth Committee Meeting
Join us at 7:00 pm on the second Tuesday of each month at our offices.
February 15 End Date
Great Backyard Bird Count – Feb. 15-18, 2008
The National Audubon Society and Cornell Lab of Ornithology want to know where the birds are. They want us to help do that by taking a “snapshot” of our North American bird populations. Last year, more than 50,000 checklists were submitted by citizen scientists like you from every state and province.
February 25 End Date
Board Meeting
Kirkland Fire Station #22
The Board of Directors meet monthly to discuss issues affecting the Chapter. All members are welcome.
February 25 End Date
Newsletter Labeling
Chapter offices, 308 Fourth Avenue S., Kirkland, WA
This is our monthly newsletter labeling work party.
February 28 End Date
Program Night: Owls, Who Are They?
Special Kid's & Adults program - Real owls from the Woodland Park Zoo. Plus Nome Birding for the adults- Feb 28.

March 2008

March 1 End Date
Ridgefield & Julia Butler Hansen NWRs Weekend Field Trip - March 1 & 2 (Saturday & Sunday) 8:00 a.m.
We will visit several pristine refuges in the southwestern region of our state, offering a variety of wildlife.
March 1 End Date
Work Party - Audubon BirdLoop at Marymoor Park - 9 am or 1 pm
Audubon BirdLoop at Marymoor Park
We invite you to join our second (and final) kiosk paving party. This one will be located at the kiosk in parking lot D (the Off-leash Dog Area Lot near the river)
March 5 End Date
Web Committee Meeting
Join the Webmaster and the Web Team the first Wednesday of each month in our office.
March 7 End Date
Great Blue Heron Viewing at Kenmore P&R (March 7, 2008)
Eastside Audubon members will have spotting scopes available at 11:00 a.m. for the public to watch the Great Blue Heron colony at the north end of the Kenmore P&R (Bothell Way and 73rd Ave. NE).
March 8 End Date
Camano Island/Stanwood - March 8 (Saturday) 7 a.m.
Prepare for a full day of birding and explore Camano Island’s shoreline, salt-water marshes, grasslands, and forest habitats for seabirds, raptors, and songbirds.
March 8 End Date
Camano Island/Stanwood - March 8 (Saturday) 7 a.m.
Prepare for a full day of birding and explore Camano Island’s shoreline, salt-water marshes, grasslands, and forest habitats for seabirds, raptors, and songbirds.
March 10 End Date
Conservation Movie Night & Brown Bag Discussion Group - March 10 (Monday)
NUUC, 308 4th Ave. S., Kirkland
Special dinner guest, Tom Reeve, Vice-president of Washington Wildlife and Recreation Coalition. Our movie is Counting Sheep: Restoring the Sierra Nevada Bighorn.
March 11 End Date
Youth Committee Meeting
Join us at 7:00 pm on the second Tuesday of each month at the our offices.
March 13 End Date
Photo Group Monthly Meeting - March 13 (Thursday)
Northlake Unitarian Church, 308 Fourth Ave S, Kirkland
Everyone welcome! Join us and bring some images to share (digital or slides). We also discuss exciting photo locations, share tips and just have a good time.
March 22 End Date
NPW: Cougar Mountain Mosses
Cougar Mountain, Red Town Trailhead
Leisurely-paced walk with Lee Ellis, zoologist and volunteer at the UW moss herbarium.
March 24 End Date
Board Meeting - March 24 (Monday)
Kirkland Fire Station #22
The Board of Directors meet monthly to discuss issues affecting the Chapter. All members are welcome.
March 27 End Date
Program Night: Welcome to the World of Spiders
Rod Crawford from the Burke museum will give us an introduction to spiders and debunk popular myths about these fascinating arachnids - Mar 27.
March 29 End Date
Theler Wetlands via Southworth (March 29, 2008)
March 29 (Saturday) 7:00 a.m. We will take the Fauntleroy ferry to Southworth and bird our way to the Theler Wetlands.

April 2008

April 2 End Date
Web Committee Meeting
Join the Webmaster and the Web Team the first Wednesday of each month
April 4 End Date
Marymoor Park Bird Walk - April 4 (Friday)
Marymoor Park, Redmond, Washington
Join us for a morning walk along the nature trail, to see what birds are in the area.
April 4 End Date
Marymoor Park Bird Walk
Marymoor Park, Redmond, Washington
Join us for a morning walk along the nature trail, to see what birds are in the area.
April 5 End Date
Marymoor BirdLoop Work Party
Marymoor Park - Parking Lot G
Join us in restoring the native habitat at the Marymoor Park interpretive area on the first Saturday of each month from 9AM - Noon.
April 8 End Date
Youth Committee Meeting - April 8 (Tuesday)
Join us at 7:00 pm on the second Tuesday of each month at our offices.
April 8 End Date
Youth Committee Meeting
Join us at 7:00 pm on the second Tuesday of each month
April 9 End Date
Whidbey Island (April 9, 2008)
April 9 (Wednesday) 6:30 a.m. Meet at the Kingsgate P&R (regular route now open again) at 6:30 a.m. We will probably start at the north end of the island and work our way south.
April 10 End Date
Photo Group Monthly Meeting
Northlake Unitarian Church, 308 Fourth Ave S, Kirkland
Everyone welcome! Join us and bring some images to share (digital or slides). We also discuss exciting photo locations, share tips and just have a good time.
April 14 End Date
Conservation Movie Night & Brown Bag Discussion Group - April 14 (Monday)
Special dinner guest, Bev Jennings, Recycler Lady. Our movie, Affluenza, explores the high costs of materialism, overwork, personal stress, & skyrocketing debt - and offers help.
April 15 End Date
Juanita Bay Park Bird Walk
Juanita Bay Park
Join us for a walk at Juanita Bay Park in Kirkland.
April 19 End Date
Nisqually NWR - April 19, 2008 (Saturday) - 7:00 a.m.
The Nisqually NWR offers a diverse combination of habitats and birds.
April 20 End Date
NPW: Roxhill Bog, Longfellow Creek
Roxhill Bog Park
Leisurely exploration with Ella Elman of Roxhill Bog Park and Greg Davis Park on the Longfellow Creek Trail in West Seattle.
April 24 End Date
Program Night: Songbirds from the South
Join us for our special Bird-A-Thon promotion night with Merlin Falcon Foundation President and Wildlife Biologist, David Drummond, and his special program on songbirds. Special preview of bird and nature prints entered in the BirdAThon silent auction to be held on May 22! - Apr 24
April 28 End Date
Board Meeting
Kirkland Fire Station #22
The Board of Directors meet monthly to discuss issues affecting the Chapter. All members are welcome.
April 28 End Date
Newsletter Labeling
Eastside Audubon offices, 308 Fourth Avenue S., Kirkland, WA
This is our monthly newsletter labeling work party.

May 2008

May 2 End Date
Marymoor Park - May 2 (Friday) – 8 a.m. to noon
**Bird-A-Thon Walk** Leader MaryFrances Mathis
May 7 End Date
Web Committee Meeting
Join the Webmaster and the Web Team the first Wednesday of each month
May 8 End Date
Photo Group Monthly Meeting
Everyone welcome! Join us and bring some images to share (digital or slides). We also discuss exciting photo locations, share tips and just have a good time.
May 10 End Date
Scatter Creek Wildlife Area - May 10 (Saturday) – 7:00 a.m.
**Bird-A-Thon Trip** Leader Hugh Jennings – limited to 12 people
May 12 End Date
Conservation Movie Night - May 12 (Monday) - 7:00 p.m. (new format)
Our May movie is Hurricane on the Bayou. Rousing jazz soundtrack, Katrina and New Orleans wetlands stories.
May 13 End Date
Youth Committee Meeting
Join us at 7:00 pm on the second Tuesday of each month at our offices.
May 17 End Date
Ellensburg/Eastern Washington - May 17 (Sat) 6:30 a.m.
**Bird-A-Thon Trip** Leaders Mike West and Joyce Meyer - limited to 10 people in 3 cars
May 17 End Date
NPW: Ellensburg Wildflowers
Manastash Ridge, Ellensburg
Walk out along the open flats along Manastash Ridge from the observatory to see shrub-steppe wildflowers. Also visit Vreidenberg Bluebird Trail.
May 17 End Date
Juanita Bay Park - May 17 (Saturday) 3:00 p.m.
**BirdAThon** Photography Trip
May 18 End Date
Grays Harbor and Pacific Counties - May 18 (Sun.) 7 a.m.
**Bird-A-Thon Trip** Leader Kathy Andrich – limited to 12 people in 3 cars
May 19 End Date
Dry Creek Waterfowl - May 19 (Monday) 7:30 a.m.
Joint Trip with Seattle Audubon Society – Limit 8
May 20 End Date
Juanita Bay Park Bird Walk - May 20 (Tuesday) 8:00 a.m. to noon
**Bird-A-Thon Walk** Leader MaryFrances Mathis
May 22 End Date
Program Night: Protecting America’s Arctic, The Polar Bear Seas and Alaska’s North Slope
See beautiful images and get the latest information on endangered Alaska lands: the Beaufort and Chukchi Seas, Teshekpuk Lake, and the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. Silent Auction of beautiful bird, wildlife, and nature prints to benefit BirdAThon - May 22.
May 31 End Date
Nisqually NWR - May 31 (Saturday) 8:00 a.m.
**Bird-A-Thon Trip** Leader Jim Rettig – limited to 12 people

June 2008

June 4 End Date
Web Committee Meeting
Join the Webmaster and the Web Team the first Wednesday of each month
June 6 End Date
Marymoor Park Bird Walk
Marymoor Park, Redmond, Washington
Join us for a morning walk along the nature trail, to see what birds are in the area.
June 7 End Date
Marymoor BirdLoop Work Party
Marymoor Park - Parking Lot G
Join us in restoring the native habitat at the Marymoor Park interpretive area on the first Saturday of each month from 9AM - Noon.
June 9 End Date
Conservation Movie Night - June 9 (Monday) - 7:00 p.m.
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church
In the Valley of the Wolves. the three-year struggle for the dominance of the coveted Lamar Valley in Yellowstone National Park. Discussion afterward of what is currently happening to wolves.
June 10 End Date
Youth Education Committee
Northlake Unitarian Church
REGULAR MEETING CANCELLED THIS MONTH: The Youth Education Committee meets the second Tuesday of each month in our office. Volunteers create and present bird-related programs in grade schools and other youth groups. We welcome new volunteers, and all interested parties are invited.
June 12 End Date
Photo Group Monthly Meeting
Everyone welcome! Join us and bring some images to share (digital or slides). We also discuss exciting photo locations, share tips and just have a good time.
June 17 End Date
Eastern Washington Field Trip - June 17 (Tues.) - 6:30 a.m to Evening
Prepare for a full day of birding from Snoqualmie Pass to Yakima canyon including Umtanum Creek Recreation Area.
June 17 End Date
Juanita Bay Park Bird Walk
Juanita Bay Park
Join us for a walk at Juanita Bay Park in Kirkland.
June 23 End Date
Board Meeting
Kirkland Fire Station #22
The Board of Directors meet monthly to discuss issues affecting the Chapter. All members are welcome.
June 26 End Date
Program Night: Birding the Gulf Coast, Warblers to Herons
An evening of pure birding pleasure. Jim Kenney will show us beautiful photographs of birds all along the Texas Coast to the Rio Grand Valley - June 26.
June 28 End Date
NPW: Federation Forest State Park
Federation Forest State Park
Join us for a leisurely exploration of old-growth forest, native plants, and birds of the Federation Forest State Park -- June 28 (Saturday) 8:30 a.m.
June 30 End Date
Board Meeting
Kirkland Fire Station #22
The Board of Directors meet monthly to discuss issues affecting the Chapter. All members are welcome.

July 2008

July 2 End Date
Web Committee Meeting
Join the Webmaster and the Web Team the first Wednesday of each month
July 4 End Date
Marymoor Park Bird Walk
Marymoor Park, Redmond, Washington
Join us for a morning walk along the nature trail, to see what birds are in the area.
July 8 End Date
Youth Committee Meeting
Join us at 7:00 pm on the second Tuesday of each month
July 10 End Date
Photo Group Monthly Meeting
Everyone welcome! Join us and bring some images to share (digital or slides). We also discuss exciting photo locations, share tips and just have a good time.
July 13 End Date
NPW: Reecer Canyon Wildflowers and Butterflies
Reecer Canyon
See 50 species of shrub-steppe wildflowers in one of the most prolific areas for butterflies in Washington.
July 27 End Date
Photo Trip: Jetty Island Shorebirds and Waders
Photograph eagles, osprey, harbor seals, shorebirds and waders
July 28 End Date
Board Meeting
Kirkland Fire Station #22
The Board of Directors meet monthly to discuss issues affecting the Chapter. All members are welcome.
July 28 End Date
Board Meeting
TBD
The Board of Directors meet monthly to discuss issues affecting the Chapter. All members are welcome.

August 2008

August 1 End Date
Marymoor Park Bird Walk
Marymoor Park, Redmond, Washington
Join us for a morning walk along the nature trail, to see what birds are in the area.
August 2 End Date
Eastside Audubon Marymoor Bird Festival - August 2 (Saturday)
Marymoor Park, Redmond, WA - Parking Lot G
Grand opening of the Audubon Birdloop at Marymoor and the unveiling of our new chapter name and logo. Help us celebrate the end of the first phase of the 2-year BirdLoop project. Fun activities for kids and adults.
August 6 End Date
Web Committee Meeting
Join the Webmaster and the Web Team the first Wednesday of each month
August 12 End Date
NPW: Sauk Mountain Wildflowers
Sauk Mountain
Lovely meadows of wildflowers everywhere and spectacular vistas - Tuesday, August 12, 2008.
August 12 End Date
Youth Education Committee Meeting
Eastside Audubon Offices
Join us at 7:00 pm on the second Tuesday of each month at the Eastside Audubon offices.
August 14 End Date
Photo Group Monthly Meeting
Northlake Unitarian Church, 308 Fourth Ave S, Kirkland
August 16 End Date
Board Retreat
To Be Announced
The Board Retreat has been postponed - date and location to be determined.
August 16 End Date
Watershed Park Nature Walk
Watershed Park, Kirkland
August 19 End Date
Juanita Bay Park Bird Walk
Juanita Bay Park
Join us for a walk at Juanita Bay Park in Kirkland.
August 25 End Date
Board Meeting
Kirkland Fire Station #22
The Board of Directors meet monthly to discuss issues affecting the Chapter. All members are welcome.
August 25 End Date
Newsletter Labeling
Eastside Audubon Offices

September 2008

September 3 End Date
September 5 End Date
Marymoor Park Bird Walk
Marymoor Park, Redmond, Washington
Join us for a morning walk along the nature trail, to see what birds are in the area.
September 6 End Date
Marymoor BirdLoop Work Party
Marymoor Park - Parking Lot G
Join us in restoring the native habitat at the Marymoor Park interpretive area on the first Saturday of each month from 9AM - Noon.
September 6 End Date
Monroe Swift Night Out
Frank Wagner School, Monroe
Learn more about the Vaux's swifts that gather nightly to roost in the Frank Wagner Elementary School Chimney.
September 7 End Date
September 9 End Date
Climate Change Common Sense
South Bellevue Community Center
Join Eastside Audubon and Seattle Audubon for an informative evening about impacts of climate change in the Northwest and the “common sense” aspect of it all--in contrast to uninformed hysteria or defeatist apathy.
September 9 End Date
Youth Committee Meeting
Join us at 7:00 pm on the second Tuesday of each month
September 11 End Date
Photo Group Monthly Meeting
Northlake Unitarian Church, 308 Fourth Ave S, Kirkland
September 16 End Date
Juanita Bay Park Bird Walk
Juanita Bay Park
Join us for a walk at Juanita Bay Park in Kirkland.
September 20 End Date
Watershed Park Nature Walk
Watershed Park, Kirkland
September 20 End Date
NPW: Shadow Lake Bog
Shadow Lake Bog, Renton
Join us for a guided walk through Shadow Lake Bog, a beautiful ancient sphagnum moss peat bog and unique wetland located in Renton.
September 22 End Date
Birding the Hot Spots of King County
September 22 (Monday) 9:00 a.m. to noon Monthly field trip on fourth Monday of each month to wherever the birds are. Meet before 9:00 a.m. at north end of the Newport Hills Park-N-Ride (I-405, exit 9) and plan to be back by noon. Passenger cost/person $2.00. Hugh Jennings 425-746-6351
September 22 End Date
CANCELLED - Board Meeting
Kirkland Fire Station #22
The Board of Directors meet monthly to discuss issues affecting the Chapter. All members are welcome.
September 23 End Date
Grays Harbor County
September 23, 2008 (Wednesday) 6:30 a.m. to early evening Limit: 11 (3 cars)
September 25 End Date
Program: Birding By Kayak
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church, 308 Fourth Avenue S., Kirkland
Birding by kayak in the San Juan Islands, Glacier Bay National Park in Alaska, Lac Le Jeune, B.C. and more.
September 27 End Date
Grays Harbor and Pacific Counties
September 27 (Saturday) 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Joint trip with Seattle Audubon - Limit 11 – 5 from Eastside Audubon This all-day trip will focus on shorebirds of the Washington coast.
September 27 End Date
O.O. Denny Park
O. O. Denny Park
Explore one of Lake Washington most wild sites.

October 2008

October 3 End Date
Marymoor Park Bird Walk
Marymoor Park, Redmond, Washington
Join us for a morning walk along the nature trail, to see what birds are in the area.
October 4 End Date
Camano Island/Stanwood
October 4 (Saturday) 7:30 a.m. Prepare for a full day of birding and explore Camano Island’s shoreline, salt-water marshes, grasslands, and forest habitats for seabirds, raptors, and songbirds. Areas may include Livingston Bay, English Boom, Utsalady, and Iverson Spit, a 100-acre preserve. The Stanwood Sewage Treatment Ponds offer a variety of waterfowl and the occasional avian surprise. Bring a lunch and meet before 7:30 a.m. at south end of Kingsgate Park & Ride. Passenger cost/person $14.00. Return early evening. Mike West and Joyce Meyer, 425-868-7986
October 4 End Date
Photo Trip: Streiffert Native Garden
Kent
Photograph backyard chickadees, red-breasted nuthatches, northern flickers, and juncos.
October 4 End Date
Marymoor BirdLoop Work Party
Marymoor Park - Parking Lot G
Join us in restoring the native habitat at the Marymoor Park interpretive area on the first Saturday of each month from 9AM - Noon.
October 9 End Date
Photo Group Monthly Meeting
Northlake Unitarian Church, 308 Fourth Ave S, Kirkland
October 14 End Date
Youth Committee Meeting
Eastside Audubon Offices
Join us at 7:00 pm on the second Tuesday of each month at the Eastside Audubon offices.
October 19 End Date
NPW: Asahel Curtis Trail
Asahel Curtis Trail
Leisurely 1¼-mile walk among old-growth forest and wetlands in the Snoqualmie Valley.
October 21 End Date
Whidbey Island
(Tuesday) - October 21, 2008 Whidbey Island is a great birding location any time of the year. We will take the ferry from Mukilteo and work the passage, and then look at forest, wetland, marsh, salt water, grasslands, and rocky edges. We'll be searching out loons, grebes, alcids, waterfowl, raptors, shorebirds, and passerines as we work our way the length of the island. If we have time we will stop at the Stanwood sewer ponds on the way home. Come prepared for any type of weather, bring lunch and fluids. Spotting scope helpful. Meet before 7 a.m. at south end of Kingsgate P&R. Passenger cost/per person $17 plus share ferry cost. Return early evening. Brian H. Bell 425-485-8058
October 21 End Date
Juanita Bay Park Bird Walk
Juanita Bay Park
Join us for a walk at Juanita Bay Park in Kirkland.
October 23 End Date
PN: As Close as You Dare - Africa
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church, 308 4th Ave. S., Kirkland
Immerse yourself in wild and remote Africa with Becci Crowe - wildlife and tribal portrait artist - Thurs, Oct 23.
October 25 End Date
BIRDS OF THE PUGET SOUND AREA - A 4-Week Field Course for Birders.
Various locations
In the field with Master Birder, Brian Bell.
October 27 End Date
Birding the Hot Spots of King County
October 27 (Monday) 9:00 a.m. to noon Monthly field trip on fourth Monday of each month to wherever the birds are. Meet before 9:00 a.m. at north end of the Newport Hills Park-N-Ride (I-405, exit 9) and plan to be back by noon. Passenger cost/person $2.00. Stan Wood 425-392-4557
October 27 End Date
Board Meeting
Kirkland Fire Station #22
The Board of Directors meet monthly to discuss issues affecting the Chapter. All members are welcome.
October 27 End Date
Newsletter Labeling
Eastside Audubon Offices

November 2008

November 1 End Date
Marymoor BirdLoop Work Party
Marymoor Park - Parking Lot G
Join us in restoring the native habitat at the Marymoor Park interpretive area on the first Saturday of each month from 9AM - Noon.
November 5 End Date
Web Committee Meeting
Eastside Audubon office
Join the Webmaster and the Web Team the first Wednesday of each month in our office.
November 7 End Date
Marymoor Park Bird Walk
Marymoor Park, Redmond, Washington
Join us for a morning walk along the nature trail, to see what birds are in the area.
November 9 End Date
November 11 End Date
Youth Committee Meeting
Join us at 7:00 pm on the second Tuesday of each month
November 13 End Date
Photo Group Monthly Meeting
Everyone welcome! Join us and bring some images to share (digital or slides). We also discuss exciting photo locations, share tips and just have a good time.
November 15 End Date
Photo Trip: Reifel Migratory Bird Sanctuary
Reifel Migratory Bird Sanctuary, Ladner, B.C.
Photograph snow geese as they migrate south from the Arctic to this Westham Island bird sanctuary near Ladner, B.C. - Sat, Nov 15, 2008.
November 16 End Date
November 16 End Date
NPW: Mercer Slough Park
Mercer Slough Park
Leisurely 2-mile level wetland walk - NEW DATE! Sun, Nov 16, 2008
November 18 End Date
Juanita Bay Park Bird Walk
Juanita Bay Park
Join us for a walk at Juanita Bay Park in Kirkland.
November 20 End Date
PN: Swans of Winter
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church, 308 4th Ave. S. (corner of 4th Ave. S. and State), Kirkland.
Experience the majestic beauty of the largest waterfowl in the world, the Trumpeter Swan.
November 22 End Date
November 24 End Date
Board Meeting
Kirkland Fire Station #22
The Board of Directors meet monthly to discuss issues affecting the Chapter. All members are welcome.
November 24 End Date
Newsletter Labeling
Eastside Audubon Offices

December 2008

December 4 End Date
Web Committee Meeting
Eastside Audubon office
Join the Webmaster and the Web Team the first Wednesday of each month in our office.
December 5 End Date
Marymoor Park Bird Walk
Marymoor Park, Redmond, Washington
Join us for a morning walk along the nature trail, to see what birds are in the area.
December 9 End Date
Phantom Lake Nature Walk
Phantom Lake, Bellevue
We'll be looking for wintering waterfowl.
December 11 End Date
Photo Group Monthly Meeting
(Northlake Unitarian Church, 308 Fourth Ave S, Kirkland
December 15 End Date
Board Meeting
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church, 308 4th Ave. S.
The Board of Directors meet monthly to discuss issues affecting the Chapter. All members are welcome.
December 16 End Date
Juanita Bay Park Bird Walk
Juanita Bay Park
Join us for a walk at Juanita Bay Park in Kirkland.

January 2009

January 3 End Date
January 8 End Date
Photo Group Monthly Meeting
Northlake Unitarian Church, 308 Fourth Ave S, Kirkland
Everyone welcome! Join us and bring some images to share (digital or slides). We also discuss exciting photo locations, share tips and just have a good time.
January 10 End Date
Photo Trip: Bald Eagles CANCELLED DUE TO MUD SLIDES
Marblemount
NEW DATE - Photograph eagles on the Upper Skagit and swans and raptors near Padilla Bay - Saturday, January 10.
January 14 End Date
Samish & Skagit Flats Field Trip (January 14, 2009)
The Samish & Skagit Flats are great this time of year for raptors, including hawks, eagles, falcons and owls.
January 14 End Date
Lewis Creek Park Youth Outreach
Lewis Creek Park
Introduction to birds, making feeders
January 20 End Date
Juanita Bay Park Bird Walk
Juanita Bay Park
Join us for a walk at Juanita Bay Park in Kirkland.
January 22 End Date
Annual Dinner and Volunteer Celebration
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church
Join us for a delicious meal. We'll also celebrate our 2008 accomplishments and volunteers.
January 31 End Date
Photo Trip: Skagit Valley Snow Geese and Swans
Skagit Valley
Photograph snow geese and/or swans in the Skagit Valley - Jan 31
January 31 End Date
West Seattle Shoreline Field Trip (January 31, 2009)
Explore the shores and waters of West Seattle along Elliot Bay and Puget Sound to Lincoln Park.

February 2009

February 4 End Date
2009 Swift Watch Planning Meeting
200 E. Fremont Street, Monroe
Join the 2009 Community Team and help plan the 2009 Swift Watch Event.
February 6 End Date
Marymoor Park Bird Walk
Marymoor Park, Redmond, Washington
Join us for a morning walk along the nature trail, to see what birds are in the area.
February 7 End Date
Marrowstone Island & Port Townsend Field Trip (February 7, 2009)
We'll search out the loons, grebes, alcids, waterfowl, shorebirds and sparrows as we make our way north toward Marrowstone Island and on to Port Townsend.
February 13 End Date
Great Backyard Bird Count - 12th annual
Each year, tens of thousands of people count birds in their backyards and help create a snapshot of bird populations in the United States and Canada.
February 21 End Date
Watershed Park Nature Walk
Watershed Park, Kirkland
February 22 End Date
NPW: Washington Park Arboretum Winter Garden
Washington Park Arboretum
Easy stroll through the lovely Winter Garden to see winter flowers, eye-catching barks and more.
February 26 End Date
PN: Unusual Birds: Extreme Adaptations and Appearances
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church
Special Kids and Adults program featuring Larry Schwitters showing us extreme adaptations and appearances of birds - starts at 7:00 p.m..

March 2009

March 6 End Date
Great Blue Heron Colony Viewing (March 6, 2009)
Eastside Audubon members will have spotting scopes available at 11:00 a.m. for the public to watch the Great Blue Heron colony at the north end of the Kenmore P&R (Bothell Way and 73rd Ave. NE).
March 14 End Date
Southworth to Theler Wetlands (March 14, 2009)
March 14 (Saturday) 7:00 a.m. We will take the Fauntleroy ferry to Southworth and bird our way to the Theler Wetlands.
March 14 End Date
Southworth to Theler Wetlands (March 14, 2009)
March 14 (Saturday) 7:00 a.m. We will take the Fauntleroy ferry to Southworth and bird our way to the Theler Wetlands.
March 14 End Date
Southworth to Theler Wetlands (March 14, 2009)
March 14 (Saturday) 7:00 a.m. We will take the Fauntleroy ferry to Southworth and bird our way to the Theler Wetlands.
March 14 End Date
Southworth to Theler Wetlands (March 14, 2009)
March 14 (Saturday) 7:00 a.m. We will take the Fauntleroy ferry to Southworth and bird our way to the Theler Wetlands.
March 14 End Date
Southworth to Theler Wetlands (March 14, 2009)
March 14 (Saturday) 7:00 a.m. We will take the Fauntleroy ferry to Southworth and bird our way to the Theler Wetlands.
March 14 End Date
Southworth to Theler Wetlands
March 14 (Saturday) 7:00 a.m. We will take the Fauntleroy ferry to Southworth and bird our way to the Theler Wetlands.
March 15 End Date
March 21 End Date
March 22 End Date
NPW: Hazel Wolf Wetland Preserve
Sammamish
NEW DATE! Leisurely 2-mile stroll through a pristine wetland-based wildlife refuge in Sammamish.
March 24 End Date
Vantage to Ellensburg (March 24, 2009)
Mar 24 (Tues) - 6:30 a.m. We will start early to get to the Sage-Shrub Steppe east of Ellensburg early.
March 26 End Date
PN: Wolves in Washington State: Are We Ready?
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church, 308 4th Ave. S.

April 2009

April 7 End Date
Robinson Canyon Birding Hike (April 7, 2009)
April 7 (Tuesday) 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. We'll hike 6 to 7 miles while birdwatching in Robinson Canyon (near Ellensburg).
April 17 End Date
The Birds and Plants of the Shrub-steppe
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church, 308 4th Ave. S.
This class will introduce you to the plant and bird communities of the shrub-steppe ecosystem in the Columbia Basin of eastern Washington.
April 18 End Date
Camano Island/Stanwood
April 18 (Saturday) 7:00 a.m. Prepare for a full day of birding and explore Camano Island's shoreline, salt-water marshes, grasslands, and forest habitats for seabirds, raptors, and songbirds.
April 18 End Date
Watershed Park Nature Walk
Watershed Park, Kirkland
April 18 End Date
Issaquah Earth Day
Pickering Barn, 1730 Tenth Avenue NW
Come check out our booth at the Earth Day celebration at Issaquah Farmer's Market - or volunteer to help out.
April 21 End Date
Grays Harbor Field Trip (April 21, 2009)
April 21 (Tuesday) 5:45 a.m. We will hit a number of locations in the Grays Harbor area looking for returning shorebirds.
April 22 End Date
Earth Day at Marymoor Park
Marymoor Park
Microsoft employees will be celebrating Earth Day by helping us out at Marymoor Park.
April 23 End Date
PN: The Owl and The Woodpecker: Encounters with North America's Most Iconic Birds
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church, 308 4th Ave. S., Kirkland
April 25 End Date
Dry Creek Waterfowl *Birdathon* Trip
April 25 (Saturday) 7:00 am — Joint Trip with Seattle Audubon – Limit: 9
April 25 End Date
Hobby and Volunteer Fair at Issaquah's Pickering Farm
Issaquah Pickering Farm, 1730 - 10th Avenue NW
Come check out our booth, as well as other organizations in our area.
April 25 End Date
Spring Garden Fair at Redmond City Hall
Redmond City Hall Campus, 15670 NE 85th Street,
If you enjoy gardening and want to get a jump start to spring, this event is for you.
April 26 End Date
Welcome Back Spring with BirdNote
Lake Hills Greenbelt, Bellevue
Join experts from Eastside Audubon and BirdNote for a bird walk at Lake Hills Greenbelt.
April 26 End Date
NPW: Madrona Woods, Seattle
Madrona Woods, Seattle
Leisurely tour of restoration and daylighting projects along the Lake Washington shoreline.

May 2009

May 3 End Date
Ice Age Floods Geology *Birdathon* Trip
Columbia Basin
(with bonus sightings of birds and wildflowers)
May 5 End Date
Umtanum Canyon *Birdathon* Hike
NOTE: This hike has been rescheduled to May 26
May 9 End Date
Montlake Fill Birdathon Trip - For Kids Only
This trip is for KIDS ONLY - but adults are welcome to join (kids ages 9-15; Limit 10 children)
May 9 End Date
International Migratory Bird Day at Marymoor Park
Audubon BirdLoop at Marymoor Park
Celebrate Migratory Bird Day with lots of activities and guided walks.
May 10 End Date
Bainbridge Island Gardens *Birdathon* Trip
Bainbridge Island
Mother’s Day Special - REGISTRATION CLOSED!
May 15 End Date
Nisqually NWR *Birdathon* Trip
May 15 (Friday) 8:00 a.m. - limited to 12 people Leader Hugh Jennings - The Nisqually NWR offers a diverse combination of habitats and birds. The delta is bounded by rivers on each side with marshes, deciduous woods and wide open areas easily accessed by a 5 mile loop trail.
May 17 End Date
Medina Park, Wetherill and Fairweather Nature Preserves *Birdathon* Trip
May 17 (Sunday) 8 a.m. to about 2 p.m. - **Bird-A-Thon Trip** - Leader Kathy Andrich We will visit three very different parks in the Medina/Hunt's Point area during spring migration.
May 18 End Date
Malheur National Wildlife Refuge (May 18-23, 2009)
The refuge lies in southeastern Oregon, about 30 miles south of Burns, at an elevation of 4,100 feet. Burns is about 500 miles from Bellevue. The refuge, 183,000 acres, is composed of meadows, ponds and extensive wetlands surrounded by sage uplands and basalt rimrock. It is a major resting, nesting, and feeding area on the Pacific Flyway and is on Roger Tory Peterson's list of the ten best birding areas in the U.S. More than 320 species of birds and many species of mammals have been observed on the refuge. We will visit the main birding areas within the refuge, and usually see100-130 species.
May 26 End Date
Umtanum Canyon *Birdathon* Hike
May 26 (Tuesday) 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m We'll hike 6 to 7 miles while birdwatching the Umtanum Canyon trail, located in Yakima Canyon (between Ellensburg and Yakima).
May 27 End Date
South Snohomish County *Birdathon* Trip
S. Snohomish County
Enjoy an easy day of birding and help support our Chapter
May 31 End Date

June 2009

June 9 End Date
Youth Education Committee Meeting
Eastside Audubon Offices
Join us at 7:00 pm on the second Tuesday of each month at the Eastside Audubon offices.
June 15 End Date
Lake Sammamish State Park Nature Walk
Lake Sammamish State Park
Enjoy a morning walk at the Park.
June 25 End Date
Program: Cascadia Butterflies: Their Intriguing Life History
Northlake Unitarian Church, 308 Fourth Ave S, Kirkland
Dave Nunnallee's talk will emphasize a variety of butterfly families and will include photographs of butterflies, larvae, host plants and habitats.
June 27 End Date
Landscaping for Wildlife
Come check out our booth at Molbak's - or volunteer to help out.
June 28 End Date
NP Walk: Reecer Canyon Wildflowers and Butterflies
Ellensburg
Car trip with short walks up Reecer Canyon north of Ellensburg to see shrub-steppe wildflowers and butterflies.

July 2009

July 11 End Date
Hurricane Ridge/Dungeness Spit
Hurricane Ridge in Olympic Mts
Our annual Olympic Peninsula wildflower trip featuring views, birds, and varied wildlife.
July 18 End Date
Trailsfest at Rattlesnake Lake
Come check out our joint booth with Seattle Audubon - or volunteer to help out.
July 19 End Date
NPW: Big Four Meadows Walk
Big Four Meadows, Verlot
Diversity of wetland, forest, and meadow plants. 2¼ miles round trip walk; gradual grade.
July 20 End Date
Lake Sammamish State Park Nature Walk
Lake Sammamish State Park
Enjoy a morning walk at the Park.

August 2009

August 8 End Date
NPW: Naches Peak Loop
Mt Rainier
Slow-paced wildflower hike around the Naches Peak Loop near Mt. Rainier - 3.5 miles, 500 ft elev gain.
August 11 End Date
Juanita Bay Park Bird Walk
Juanita Bay Park
Join us for a walk at Juanita Bay Park in Kirkland.
August 12 End Date
Conservation Committee Meeting
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church
Join us at our Audubon offices as we work on environmental issues on the Eastside.
August 15 End Date
Watershed Park Nature Walk
Watershed Park, Kirkland

September 2009

September 12 End Date
Vaux’s Swifts in Monroe
This is an evening trip to Monroe to watch thousands of Vaux’s Swifts go thru their evening ritual before dropping in a chimney to roost for the night. Bring a folding chair or blanket if you don’t like to stand for a long time.
September 14 End Date
Grays Harbor Field Trip
We will explore the Grays Harbor area for shorebirds and seabirds, and also keep an eye out for passerines.
September 19 End Date
NPW: Olallie Meadow
Snoqualmie Pass
Short walks through a series of bogs and fens just a few miles east of Snoqualmie Pass at Windy Point.
September 19 End Date
Watershed Park Nature Walk
Watershed Park, Kirkland
September 22 End Date
Celebrate the Birds of the Snoqualmie Valley
Come see the "Birds of Snoqualmie Valley" presentation.
September 23 End Date
Lake Sammamish State Park (Issaquah) Bird Walk
This urban park offers a wide assortment of birds and habitats due to its varied ecosystems.
September 24 End Date
Program: The Southern Cross Peregrine Project
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church, 308 4th Ave. S.
September 26 End Date
Celebrate the Birds of the Snoqualmie Valley
Bring your family and friends. Activities for all age groups.
September 28 End Date

October 2009

October 11 End Date
Lakemont Lewis Creek 5K Walk
Come check out our booth at Lewis Creek Park - or volunteer to help introduce EAS to all the walkers.
October 14 End Date
Lake Sammamish State Park (Issaquah) Bird Walk
This urban park offers a wide assortment of birds and habitats due to its varied ecosystems.
October 17 End Date
Camano Island/Stanwood
Prepare for a full day of birding and explore Camano Island's shoreline, salt-water marshes, grasslands and forest habitats for seabirds, raptors and songbirds.
October 17 End Date
Watershed Park Nature Walk
Watershed Park, Kirkland
October 17 End Date
Lewis Creek Park Youth Outreach
Lewis Creek Park
Program on migration
October 22 End Date
Program: Dragonflies – Rainbows on the Wing
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church, 308 4th Ave. S., Kirkland
Come hear fascinating stories of the beautiful dragonflies and damselflies native to the Pacific Northwest. Dragonfly expert, Dennis Paulson, has studied these amazing insects for over 40 years and has an intimate knowledge of local populations and where and when best to observe them. He invites EAS members to learn about these beautiful creatures.
October 26 End Date
Birding the Hotspots of King County
Monthly field trip on the fourth Monday of each month to wherever the good birds are. Meet before 9:00 a.m. at the north end of the Newport Hills P&R (I-405, exit 9) and plan to be back by noon. Passenger cost/person $2.00. Hugh Jennings 425-746-6351.
October 31 End Date
Purdy & Key Peninsula
Expect lots of saltwater waterfowl, cormorants and Great Blue Herons in the South Sound bays.

November 2009

November 4 End Date
Lake Sammamish State Park
This urban park offers a wide assortment of birds and habitats due to its varied ecosystems. The trip will involve walking approximately 2-3 mile
November 7 End Date
Bellevue Volunteer Job Fair, Lewis Creek Park
Volunteer to staff our booth and tell people about volunteer opportunities with Eastside Audubon
November 7 End Date
Movie - Broken Limbs
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church, 308 4th Ave. S.
This movie explores the “sustainable agriculture” model of apple farming in Wenatchee, Washington, outlining ways in which any individual can play a role in saving America's farmers
November 8 End Date
Kent Valley and Ponds
We will be looking for wintering ducks, geese, hawks, gulls and sparrows. We will visit Boeing Ponds, Frager Road and gain inner access to Kent Ponds.
November 10 End Date
Sequim area - registration required
November 10 (Tuesday) 7 AM (prompt) to 5 PM We will work our way up the Kitsap Peninsula to the Sequim area. Fall is a good time to search out a wide variety of waterfowl, loons, grebes and alcids.
November 12 End Date
Bird Photography
Universalist Church, 308 - 4th Avenue S. (corner 4th Avenue S and State Street), Kirkland, Washington
The photo group meets monthy to share bird photography, plan bird photography trips and presentation tips on photography topics. The meeting are at the church. Please bring images to share and ideas for any field trips or tips topics for our monthly meetings.
November 14 End Date
Enhancing and Managing for Wildlife Habitat Workshop
Presentation on Enhancing Nesting Habitat by Tim McGruder.
November 19 End Date
Program: A Bird by Any Other Name
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church, 308 4th Ave. S., Kirkland
November 19 - one week early! Join Robert Howson as he presents a program on birds named after early ornithologists and collectors. See how many of them you can identify.
November 21 End Date
Watershed Park Nature Walk
Watershed Park, Kirkland
November 22 End Date
Family Birding Adventure
Juanita Bay Park, Kirkland
Juanita Bay Park in Kirkland will once again be the venue for Eastside Audubon's family birding adventure.
November 23 End Date
Birding the Hot Spots of King County
November 23 (Monday) 9:00 a.m. to noon Monthly field trip on fourth Monday of each month to wherever the birds are. Meet before 9:00 a.m. at north end of the Newport Hills Park-N-Ride (I-405, exit 9) and plan to be back by noon. Passenger cost/person $2.00. Hugh Jennings 425-746-6351
November 23 End Date
Board Meeting
Kirkland Fire Station #26
The Board of Directors meet monthly to discuss issues affecting the Chapter. All members are welcome.

December 2009

December 1 End Date
Samish/Skagit Flats
December 1 (Tuesday) 7:30 AM to 5 PM - registration required The Samish and Skagit Flats are always interesting in early December. We will be watching for waterfowl, including Swans. Raptors, including hawks, eagles, falcons and perhaps Short--eared Owls are present.
December 2 End Date
Lake Sammamish State Park
December 2 (Wednesday) 8 a.m. to noon This urban park offers a wide assortment of birds and habitats due to its varied ecosystems. The trip will involve walking approximately 2-3 miles.
December 5 End Date
Green Lake
December 5 (Saturday) 8:00 a.m. to noon Walk Green Lake with expert birder Martin Muller who has acquired intimate knowledge of this lake and the 150 bird species found there.
December 10 End Date
Bird Photography
Universalist Church, 308 - 4th Avenue S. (corner 4th Avenue S and State Street), Kirkland, Washington
The photo group meets monthy to share bird photography, plan bird photography trips and presentation tips on photography topics. The meeting are at the church. Please bring images to share and ideas for any field trips or tips topics for our monthly meetings.
December 12 End Date
Samish Flats
December 12 (Saturday) - 7:00 am to dark- registration required Seeing swans, geese, raptors and seabirds is the primary goal of this fall, all day, trip.
December 19 End Date
Watershed Park Nature Walk
Watershed Park, Kirkland
December 28 End Date
Birding the Hot Spots of King County
December 28 (Monday) 9:00 a.m. to noon Monthly field trip on fourth Monday of each month to wherever the birds are. Meet before 9:00 a.m. at north end of the Newport Hills Park-N-Ride (I-405, exit 9) and plan to be back by noon. Passenger cost/person $2.00. Hugh Jennings 425-746-6351
December 28 End Date
Board Meeting
Kirkland Fire Station #22
The Board of Directors meet monthly to discuss issues affecting the Chapter. All members are welcome.

January 2010

January 6 End Date
Lake Sammamish State Park
January 6 (Wednesday) 8 a.m. to noon. This urban park offers a wide assortment of birds and habitats due to its varied ecosystems. The trip will involve walking approximately 2-3 miles. Dress appropriately (rainproof in layers; some of the trails can be muddy if wet). Just inside the main entrance, take the first left into the large parking lot and meet at the northeast end. Co-lead by Sharon Aagaard and Stan Wood. Call Sharon with any questions, 425-891-3460.
January 10 End Date
Photo Trip: Bald Eagles
Marblemount
Photograph Eagles on the Upper Skagit
January 14 End Date
Bird Photography
Universalist Church, 308 - 4th Avenue S. (corner 4th Avenue S and State Street), Kirkland, Washington
The photo group meets monthy to share bird photography, plan bird photography trips and presentation tips on photography topics. The meeting are at the church. Please bring images to share and ideas for any field trips or tips topics for our monthly meetings.
January 16 End Date
Skagit/Samish Flats
January 16 (Saturday) 7:30 a.m. to late afternoon This is a great time to visit the Skagit and Samish Flats. The tidal flats and fields provide habitat for 20,000+ snow geese in winter (they nest in Siberia).
January 17 End Date
Watershed Park Nature Walk
Watershed Park, Kirkland
January 25 End Date
Birding the Hot Spots of King County
January 25 (Monday) 9:00 a.m. to noon Monthly field trip on fourth Monday of each month to wherever the birds are. Meet before 9:00 a.m. at north end of the Newport Hills Park-N-Ride (I-405, exit 9) and plan to be back by noon. Passenger cost/person $2.00. Hugh Jennings 425-746-6351
January 28 End Date
Annual Dinner and Volunteer Appreciation
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church
January 30 End Date
West Seattle Shoreline
January 30 (Saturday) 8:00 a.m. to noon Explore the shores and waters of West Seattle along Elliot Bay and Puget Sound to Lincoln Park.

February 2010

February 4 End Date
Winter Birds Outreach Presentation
Issaquah REI
Join Eastside Audubon at the Issaquah REI for a slide presentation "Winter Birds of the Cascade Foothills."
February 6 End Date
Family Bird Walk
Lake Sammamish State Park
Join Eastside Audubon for a family bird walk at Lake Sammamish State Park on Saturday morning.
February 6 End Date
Children's Bird Activities
Lewis Creek Park
Join Eastside Audubon for special bird-related children's activities at Lewis Creek Park on Saturday.
February 7 End Date
Photo: Skagit Valley Snow Geese
Skagit Valley
Photograph swans, raptors and Snow Geese in the Skagit Valley.
February 10 End Date
Lake Sammamish State Park
February 10 (Wednesday) 8 a.m. to noon This urban park offers a wide assortment of birds and habitats due to its varied ecosystems.
February 12 End Date
Great Backyard Bird Count
February 12-15 (Friday-Monday) The Great Backyard Bird Count is an annual four-day event that engages bird watchers of all ages in counting birds to create a real-time snapshot of where the birds are across the continent and in Hawaii.
February 13 End Date
Olympia Area
February 13 (Saturday) 7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. We will visit the Olympia Watershed Park which has a 1.5 mile trail that winds thru a diverse habitat for many birds associated with mixed coniferous and deciduous woodlands.
February 13 End Date
NP Walk: Winter Garden
Winter Garden
Easy stroll through the lovely Washington Park Arboretum Winter Garden to see winter flowers, eye-catching barks and more.
February 16 End Date
Juanita Bay Park Bird Walk
Juanita Bay Park
Join us for a walk at Juanita Bay Park in Kirkland.
February 20 End Date
Sequim area - Registration required – Limit 11
February 20 (Sat.) 7:00 a.m. (prompt) to 5:00 p.m. We will work our way up the Kitsap Peninsula to the Sequim area. This is a good time to search out a wide variety of waterfowl, loons, grebes and alcids.
February 21 End Date
Watershed Park Nature Walk
Watershed Park, Kirkland
Note: time changed to Sunday, 1:00 p.m.
February 22 End Date
Birding the Hot Spots of King County
February 22 (Monday) 9:00 a.m. to noon Monthly field trip on fourth Monday of each month to wherever the birds are. Meet before 9:00 a.m. at north end of the Newport Hills Park-N-Ride (I-405, exit 9) and plan to be back by noon. Passenger cost/person $2.00. Hugh Jennings 425-746-6351
February 22 End Date
Board Meeting
Chapel Side Room
The Board of Directors meet monthly to discuss issues affecting the Chapter. All members are welcome.
February 25 End Date
Program: Amazing Mammals, Bats
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church, 308 4th Ave. S., Kirkland
SPECIAL KID’S PROGRAM TIME: 7:00 P.M. (business meeting and adult program follow)

March 2010

March 5 End Date
Kenmore Great Blue Heron Viewing
March 5 (Friday) 11:00 a.m. - Kenmore P&R and Library Eastside Audubon members will have spotting scopes available at 11:00 a.m. for the public to watch the Great Blue Heron colony at the north end of the Kenmore P&R (Bothell Way and 73rd Ave. NE).
March 6 End Date
Marymoor BirdLoop Work Party
Marymoor Park - Parking Lot G
Join us in restoring the native habitat at the Marymoor Park interpretive area on the first Saturday of each month from 9AM - Noon.
March 9 End Date
Whole Foods Promotion
Visit our booth or do your shopping at Whole Foods Market in Bellevue on Tuesday, March 9. They are hosting a 5% day with 5% of total sales donated to support Bellevue Park Wellness Walk.
March 10 End Date
Lake Sammamish State Park
March 10 (Wednesday) 8 a.m. to noon This urban park offers a wide assortment of birds and habitats due to its varied ecosystems. The trip will involve walking approximately 2-3 miles.
March 11 End Date
Bird Photography
Universalist Church, 308 - 4th Avenue S. (corner 4th Avenue S and State Street), Kirkland, Washington
The photo group meets monthy to share bird photography, plan bird photography trips and presentation tips on photography topics. The meeting are at the church. Please bring images to share and ideas for any field trips or tips topics for our monthly meetings.
March 18 End Date
Washington's Woodpeckers
Northlake Unitarian Church, Kirkland
Join Master Birder Brian Bell to explore the world of woodpeckers in Washington.
March 21 End Date
Watershed Park Nature Walk
Watershed Park, Kirkland
Note: time changed to Sunday, 1:00 p.m.
March 22 End Date
Birding the Hot Spots of King County
March 22 (Monday) 9:00 a.m. to noon Monthly field trip on fourth Monday of each month to wherever the birds are. Meet before 9:00 a.m. at north end of the Tibbets Park-N-Ride in Issaquah (I-90, exit 15) and plan to be back by noon. Passenger cost/person $2.00. John Tubbs, johntubbs@comcast.net, (206) 310-1881.
March 25 End Date
Program: Otters of the Salish Sea
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church, 308 4th Ave. S., Kirkland
Join Dr. Joseph Gaydos, Chief Scientist at the SeaDoc Society, to learn more about these furry and elusive creatures.

April 2010

April 2 End Date
Lake Sammamish State Park
April 2 (Friday) 8 a.m. to noon This urban park offers a wide assortment of birds and habitats due to its varied ecosystems. The trip will involve walking approximately 2-3 miles.
April 3 End Date
Marymoor BirdLoop Work Party
Marymoor Park - Parking Lot G
Join us in restoring the native habitat at the Marymoor Park interpretive area on the first Saturday of each month from 9AM - Noon.
April 8 End Date
Bird Photography
Universalist Church, 308 - 4th Avenue S. (corner 4th Avenue S and State Street), Kirkland, Washington
The photo group meets monthy to share bird photography, plan bird photography trips and presentation tips on photography topics. The meeting are at the church. Please bring images to share and ideas for any field trips or tips topics for our monthly meetings.
April 10 End Date
Theler Wetlands via Southworth
April 10 (Saturday) 7:00 a.m. We will take the Fauntleroy ferry to Southworth and bird our way to the Theler Wetlands. These include fresh and salt water marshes, forested uplands, and estuarine habitats.
April 17 End Date
Earth Day Celebration
Stillwater Wildlife Area, Carnation
Join us at Stillwater Wildlife area for an Earth Day / Climate Change family event on Saturday, April 17th. Or volunteer to help at our EAS outreach booth.
April 18 End Date
Watershed Park Nature Walk
Watershed Park, Kirkland
Note: time changed to Sunday, 1:00 p.m.
April 20 End Date
Juanita Bay Park Bird Walk
Juanita Bay Park
Join us for a walk at Juanita Bay Park in Kirkland.
April 21 End Date
Earth Day Walk
Lake Hills Greenbelt, Bellevue
Join us for the Little Lake to Lake Walk at Lake Hills Greenbelt. Or volunteer to help at our EAS outreach booth.
April 22 End Date
Program: Penguins as Sentinels
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church, 308 4th Ave. S., Kirkland
Join Dr. P. Dee Boersma, penguin researcher at the University of Washington in Seattle, as she follows Magellanic penguins along the temperate southeastern coast of Argentina.
April 26 End Date
Birding the Hot Spots of King County
April 26 (Monday) 9:00 a.m. to noon Monthly field trip on fourth Monday of each month to wherever the birds are. Meet before 9:00 a.m. at north end of the Newport Hills Park-N-Ride (I-405, exit 9) and plan to be back by noon. Passenger cost/person $2.00. Hugh Jennings 425-746-6351
April 26 End Date
Board meeting
Chapel Side Room
The Board of Directors meet monthly to discuss issues affecting the Chapter. All members are welcome.
April 30 End Date
Celebration of Life for Sunny Walter
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church, 308 4th Ave. S., Kirkland

May 2010

May 1 End Date
BirdPix Dash to the Coast - "Photothon" Trip
Join veteran photographers to get the best photograph and raise money for Audubon!
May 1 End Date
Vashon Island Wine on the Wing - Birdathon Trip
Wilburton Park and Ride
Vashon Island contains a wealth of birding opportunities in May, from shorebirds at Point Robinson, to Purple Martins and Brant at Tramp Harbor, to Harlequin Ducks at the Tahlequah dock.
May 1 End Date
Warblers of East King County - Birdathon Trip
South Kirkland Park & Ride
There are eight warblers that breed or migrate through King County and we will try to find all of them on this trip.
May 8 End Date
Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge-Birdathon Trip
Wilburton Park and Ride
The Nisqually NWR offers a diverse combination of habitats and birds. The delta is bounded by rivers on each side with marshes, deciduous woods and wide open areas easily accessed by a 5 mile loop trail.
May 15 End Date
Watershed Park Nature Walk
Watershed Park, Kirkland
Note: time changed to Sunday, 1:00 p.m.
May 17 End Date
Umtanum Creek & Wenas Campground - Birdathon Trip
Tibbets Park and Ride
Sharon Aagaard will lead this 5-mile hike in two areas of Eastern Washington: Umtanum Creek Falls and Wenas Campground.
May 17 End Date
Malheur National Wildlife Refuge
May 17-22 (Mon. to Sat.) This is an advance notice to determine how many people are interested in this trip. I plan to limit the number of people to 12. People who have never been to Malheur will have first priority. I need to make reservations in March to ensure availability for May.
May 19 End Date
Lake Sammamish State Park - Birdathon Trip
Lake Sammamish State Park
This urban park offers a wide assortment of birds and habitats due to its varied ecosystems.
May 23 End Date
Brunch, Birds and Bubbly - Birdathon Event
Start your day with brunch overlooking the Cascade Range, followed by a guided wildlife tour of the Snoqualmie Valley.
May 24 End Date
Robinson Canyon-Birdathon Trip
Tibbets Park and Ride
Sharon Aagaard will lead this 6-mile hike in Robinson Canyon near Ellensburg in Eastern Washington.
May 24 End Date
Board meeting
Chapel Side Room
The Board of Directors meet monthly to discuss issues affecting the Chapter. All members are welcome.

June 2010

June 16 End Date
June 24 End Date
Lake Sammamish State Park
August 2 (Monday) 8 a.m. to noon This urban park offers a wide assortment of birds and habitats due to its varied ecosystems.
June 26 End Date
Old Sauk River Trail Native Plant Walk
Old Sauk River Trail
Leisurely 3-mile r.t. forest walk along river- no elevation gain. Dwarf dogwoods, twinflowers, and starflowers are abundant on the forest floor. This trip will focus on finding the elusive coral root and perhaps native ginger.
June 28 End Date
Navaho Pass Bird Hike - June 28, 2010
This 11-mile roundtrip Navaho Pass hike in the Teanaway River area is a great bird hike. Hiking time is about 6-7 hours, with a gradual elevation gain of 3,000 feet, on a very nice trail with some shade and lots of light, reaching a high point of 6,000 feet (where we’ll eat lunch overlooking the magnificent Stuart Mountain Range). (For a complete description of this hike, read pages 120-121 in “100 Hikes--Washington’s Alpine Lakes,” 3rd edition.)
June 28 End Date
Birding the Hot Spots of King County
June 28 (Monday) 9:00 a.m. to noon Monthly field trip on fourth Monday of each month to wherever the birds are. Meet before 9:00 a.m. at north end of the Newport Hills Park-N-Ride (I-405, exit 9) and plan to be back by noon. This month we plan on trying to find the Phantom Orchid in the Preston Arboretum area which is north of High Point Way road. Alternatively, you can meet us about 9:15 a.m. at Exit 20, High Point Way, from I-90. After exiting I-90, turn left, go north under I-90 and park in the area. Passenger cost/person $2.00. Hugh Jennings 425-746-6351

July 2010

July 6 End Date
Methow Valley & Okanogan
July 6-8 (Tues-Thurs) 5:30 a.m. to early evening Limit: 8 in three cars
July 10 End Date
Hurricane Ridge/Dungeness Spit
July 10-11 (Sat.-Sun.) 11:00 a.m. Our annual Olympic Peninsula wildflower trip featuring views, birds, and varied wildlife. On Saturday at 11:00 a.m. we will meet at the picnic table across the street from the Hurricane Ridge Visitor Center for a snack lunch. (This is the Center at the base of the foothills, the one before you actually enter the park.) Look for the picnic tables at front of the Center.
July 21 End Date
Lake Sammamish State Park
July 21 (Wednesday) 8 a.m. to noon This urban park offers a wide assortment of birds and habitats due to its varied ecosystems.

August 2010

August 4 End Date
Whidbey Island
Wednesday August 4 - 6:00 a.m. to 6 p.m. Limit: 14 Summer is the time to look for southbound shorebirds, and Whidbey is a good place to search.
August 23 End Date
Birding the Hot Spots of King County
August 23 (Monday) 9:00 a.m. to noon Monthly field trip on fourth Monday of each month to wherever the birds are. Meet before 9:00 a.m. at north end of the Newport Hills Park-N-Ride (I-405, exit 9) and plan to be back by noon. Passenger cost/person $2.00. Hugh Jennings 425-746-6351

September 2010

September 11 End Date
Magnuson Park Wetland Restoration
Magnuson Park, Seattle
Saturday morning walk at new wetlands of Magnuson Park
September 11 End Date
Vaux’s Swift Celebration in Monroe
September 11 (Saturday) – 4:00-8:00 p.m. This is an evening trip to Monroe to watch thousands of Vaux’s Swifts go thru their evening ritual before dropping in a chimney to roost for the night.
September 14 End Date
Lake Sammamish State Park
Sept. 14 (Tuesday) 8 a.m. to noon This urban park offers a wide assortment of birds and habitats due to its varied ecosystems.
September 27 End Date
Birding Hotspots Field Trip (September 27, Monday) 9:00 a.m. to noon
Monthly field trip on fourth Monday of each month to wherever the birds are. Meet before 9:00 a.m. at north end of the Newport Hills Park-N-Ride (I-405, exit 9) and plan to be back by noon. Passenger cost/person $2.00. Hugh Jennings 425-746-6351

October 2010

October 1 End Date
Wine and Wings Weekend Outing October 1-3, 2010
October 1-3, 2010 Fundraiser birding event on Olympic Peninsula.
October 12 End Date
Marrowstone Island/Port Townsend Field Trip (October 12, 2010)
October 12 (Tuesday) 7 a.m. We will explore parts of the Kitsap Olympic Peninsulas on our way to Marrowstone Island and then to Port Townsend. We'll be looking for loons, grebes, alcids, waterfowl, remaining shorebirds and raptors.
October 13 End Date
Lake Sammamish State Park - Oct. 13 (Wednesday) 8 a.m. to noon
This urban park offers a wide assortment of birds and habitats due to its varied ecosystems. The trip will involve walking approximately 2-3 miles.
October 25 End Date
Birding the Hot Spots of King County (October 25, 2010)
October 25 (Monday) 9:00 a.m. to noon Monthly field trip on fourth Monday of each month to wherever the birds are. Meet before 9:00 a.m. at north end of the Newport Hills Park-N-Ride (I-405, exit 9) and plan to be back by noon. Passenger cost/person $2.00. Sharon Aagaard 425-891-3460.
October 25 End Date
Board meeting
Church conference room
The Board of Directors meet monthly to discuss issues affecting the Chapter. All members are welcome.
October 30 End Date
Purdy & Key Peninsula Field Trip (October 30, 2010)
October 30 (Saturday) 8 a.m. Expect lots of saltwater waterfowl, cormorants and Great Blue Herons in the South Sound bays. We visit three state parks during the day. We will include Snake Lake in Tacoma if time permits. Meet before 8:00 a.m. at north end of Newport Hills P&R (I-405, exit 9) and bring a sack lunch. Passenger cost/person $14.00. Hugh Jennings 425-746-6351

November 2010

November 2 End Date
Whidbey Island Field Trip (November 2, 2010)
November 2 (Tuesday) 7:15 a.m. Whidbey Island is always good for birds and we will be looking for waterfowl, loons, grebes, alcids, raptors, and passerines.
November 11 End Date
Bird Photography
Universalist Church, 308 - 4th Avenue S. (corner 4th Avenue S and State Street), Kirkland, Washington
The photo group meets monthy to share bird photography, plan bird photography trips and presentation tips on photography topics. The meeting are at the church. Please bring images to share and ideas for any field trips or tips topics for our monthly meetings.
November 13 End Date
Des Moines Marina to Commencement Bay
November 13 (Saturday) 7:30am to afternoon Ducks and other waterfowl, seabirds and gulls will be the focus of this trip as we search the water at the marina and state parks. We'll look for song birds and birds of prey too, of course. Meet before 7:30am at Newport Hills P&R, I-405, Exit 9 cost/person $8.00. Tricia Kishel, 206-948-3922
November 16 End Date
Juanita Bay Park Bird Walk
Juanita Bay Park
Join us for a walk at Juanita Bay Park in Kirkland.
November 22 End Date
Lake Sammamish State Park
November 22 (Monday) 8 a.m. to noon This urban park offers a wide assortment of birds and habitats due to its varied ecosystems.
November 22 End Date
Birding the Hot Spots of King County
November 22 (Monday) 9:00 a.m. to noon Monthly field trip on fourth Monday of each month to wherever the birds are. Meet before 9:00 a.m. at north end of the Newport Hills Park-N-Ride (I-405, exit 9) and plan to be back by noon. Passenger cost/person $2.00. Hugh Jennings 425-746-6351
November 27 End Date
Nisqually NWR and Not Morse Wildlife Preserve
November 27 (Saturday) 7:30a.m. to early afternoon Take a Thanksgiving break from your family and the malls and join us on a trip to Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge.

December 2010

December 1 End Date
Samish/Skagit Flats - registration required
December 1 (Wednedsay) 7:30 AM to 5 PM The Samish and Skagit Flats are always interesting in early December. We will be watching for waterfowl, including Swans. Raptors, including hawks, eagles, falcons and perhaps Short--eared Owls are present.
December 4 End Date
Green Lake
December 4 (Saturday) 8:00 a.m. to noon Walk Green Lake with expert birder Martin Muller who has acquired intimate knowledge of this lake and the 150 bird species found there.
December 18 End Date
Annual Christmas Bird Count and Dinner
December 18 (Saturday) 8:00 a.m. to 4 p.m. Please note on your calendar that the 2010 CBC will be held on Dec. 18. Come and join one of the 8 teams of bird counters in the EAS annual CBC. We welcome anyone who wants to help - from beginner to expert.
December 19 End Date
Watershed Park Nature Walk
Watershed Park in Kirkland
Join us for a 2-hour nature walk in this Kirkland park at 1:00 pm. at Watershed Park at the trailhead on NE 45th Street, north of the railroad tracks on 108th Avenue NE, east of 108th Avenue NE.
December 20 End Date
Birding the Hot Spots of King County
December 20 (Monday) 9:00 a.m. to noon Monthly field trip on fourth Monday of each month to wherever the birds are. Meet before 9:00 a.m. at north end of the Newport Hills Park-N-Ride (I-405, exit 9) and plan to be back by noon. Passenger cost/person $2.00. Hugh Jennings 425-746-6351
December 22 End Date

January 2011

January 7 End Date
January 11 End Date
Samish/Skagit Flats - registration required
January 11th (Tuesday) 7:30 AM to 6 PM The Samish and Skagit Flats are always interesting in January. We will be watching for waterfowl, including Swans. Raptors, including hawks, eagles, falcons and perhaps Short--eared Owls are present.
January 24 End Date
Birding the Hot Spots of King County
January 24 (Monday) 9:00 a.m. to noon Monthly field trip on fourth Monday of each month to wherever the birds are. Meet before 9:00 a.m. at north end of the Newport Hills Park-N-Ride (I-405, exit 9) and plan to be back by noon. Passenger cost/person $2.00. Hugh Jennings 425-746-6351
January 29 End Date
West Seattle Shoreline
January 29 (Saturday) 8:00 a.m. to noon Explore the shores and waters of West Seattle along Elliot Bay and Puget Sound to Lincoln Park.

February 2011

February 18 End Date
February 20 End Date
Kirkland Watershed Park Walk on 3rd Sunday of February
NE 45th and 110 Avenue NE
Kirkland Watershed Park Walk. Come join us at 1PM February 20th.
February 28 End Date
Birding the Hot Spots of King County
February 28 (Monday) 9:00 a.m. to noon Monthly field trip on fourth Monday of each month to wherever the birds are. Meet before 9:00 a.m. at north end of the Newport Hills Park-N-Ride (I-405, exit 9) and plan to be back by noon. Passenger cost/person $2.00. Sharon Aagaard 425-891-3460

March 2011

March 4 End Date
March 12 End Date
Juanita Bay Park Family Bird Walk
Juanita Bay Park
Join Eastside Audubon for a family bird walk at Juanita Bay Park in Kirkland on Saturday morning.
March 12 End Date
Early Spring Trillium (Wake-robin) Display.
Seahurst Park, Burien.
Identify native plants and birds on this spring walk.
March 23 End Date
March 31 End Date
Take a Shorebird Class with Tim Boyer!
Issaquah REI
This class will be about Shorebird identification and much more.

April 2011

April 16 End Date
Discovery Park, Saturday April 16th, 8am to noonish
Join us at this 530-acre park on Magnolia Bluff
April 16 End Date
International Migratory Bird Day at Kirkland’s Juanita Bay Park
Juanita Bay Park
Celebrate International Migratory Bird Day at Kirkland’s Juanita Bay Park on Saturday, April 16, 10:00-2:00.
April 25 End Date
Birding the Hot Spots of King County - April 25 (Monday) 9:00 a.m. to noon
Monthly field trip on fourth Monday of each month to wherever the birds are. Meet before 9:00 a.m. at north end of the Newport Hills Park-N-Ride (I-405, exit 9) and plan to be back by noon. Passenger cost/person $2.00. Hugh Jennings, 425-746-6351
April 30 End Date
Pacific Northwest Native Plant Sale
Kirkland Children’s School, 5311 - 108th Avenue N.E.
EAS Annual Spring Fundraiser: Pacific Northwest Native Plant Sale

May 2011

May 1 End Date
Tumwater Canyon and Ohme Gardens
Ohme Gardens, Wenatchee
Identify native plants and birds on these spring walks.
May 1 End Date
Birdathon 2011: Brunch, Birds and Bubbly
Snoqualimie Valley
Join Master BIrder and photographer John Tubbs (www.tubbsphoto.com), on a brunch and birding trip, and Birdathon fundraiser, in the Snoqualmie Valley on May 1, 2011 (limit 8).
May 22 End Date
Twin Falls State Park
North Bend
Identify native plants and birds on this spring walk.
May 26 End Date
Program Night with Rita Moore
Northlake Unitarian

June 2011

June 23 End Date
Program Night: If not me then who? Dan Froehlich, June 23, 7pm.
A Program Night presentation about value-added opportunities for bird enthusiasts by Dan Froehlich on June 23, 2011, 7pm.

July 2011

July 9 End Date
Hurricane Ridge/Ediz Hook to Sequim
July 9-10 (Sat.-Sun.) 11:00 a.m. Our annual Olympic Peninsula wildflower trip featuring views, birds, and varied wildlife.
July 19 End Date
NAVAHO PASS BIRDING HIKE (Tuesday, July 19, 2011)
Navaho Pass, in the North Fork Teanaway River area of Eastern Washington, is listed as one of the best bird hikes and is geared for fit, long-distance hiker-birders because it's 11 miles roundtrip. It's not a difficult hike, but the distance makes for a long day of hiking and can be tiring after 8-9 hours on the trail.
July 22 End Date
Lake Sammamish State Park
July 22 (Friday) 8 a.m. to noon This urban park offers a wide assortment of birds and habitats due to its varied ecosystems. The trip will involve walking approximately 2-3 miles. Dress appropriately (rainproof in layers; some of the trails can be muddy if wet). Just inside the main entrance, take the first left into the large parking lot and meet at the northeast end. Co-led by Sharon Aagaard and Stan Wood. NO PRE-REGISTRATION NECESSARY. Call Sharon with any questions, 425-891-3460.
July 23 End Date
Issaquah REI: Youth Education Presentation
Issaquah REI
Issaquah REI is located at 735 Northwest Gilman Blvd. in Issaquah.
July 25 End Date
Birding the Hot Spots of King County
July 25 (Monday) 9:00 a.m. to noon Monthly field trip on fourth Monday of each month to wherever the birds are. Meet before 9:00 a.m. at north end of the Newport Hills Park-N-Ride (I-405, exit 9) and plan to be back by noon. Passenger cost/person $2.00. Hugh Jennings, 425-746-6351
July 30 End Date
Methow Valley
July 30-31/Aug 1 (Sat, Sun, Mon) 6 AM We will explore the Methow Valley and vicinity, including Sun Mountain and probably Harts Pass and maybe Loup Loup Pass.

August 2011

August 6 End Date
Redmond REI: Youth Education Presentation
Redmond REI
Redmond REI is located at 7500 166th Avenue NE in Redmond Town Square.
August 26 End Date
Lake Sammamish State Park
August 26 (Friday) 8 a.m. to noon This urban park offers a wide assortment of birds and habitats due to its varied ecosystems. The trip will involve walking approximately 2-3 miles. Dress appropriately (rainproof in layers; some of the trails can be muddy if wet). Just inside the main entrance, take the first left into the large parking lot and meet at the northeast end. A state park Discover Pass is required to park here ($30 annual, $10daily) and can be purchased online or at a sporting goods store. Co-led by Sharon Aagaard and Stan Wood. NO PRE-REGISTRATION NECESSARY. Call Sharon with any questions, 425-891-3460.
August 29 End Date
Birding the Hot Spots of King County
August 29 (Monday) 9:00 a.m. to noon Monthly field trip on fifth Monday (NOTE - this is a change from the 4th Monday just for this month) of this month to wherever the birds are. Meet before 9:00 a.m. at north end of the Newport Hills Park-N-Ride (I-405, exit 9) and plan to be back by noon. Passenger cost/person $2.00. Hugh Jennings, 425-746-6351

September 2011

September 10 End Date
Swifts Night Out Festival
Monroe's Frank Wagner Elementary
Annual event celebrating the swifts at Monroe’s Frank Wagner Elementary School
September 14 End Date
CLASS- Fall Shorebird Identification with Tim Boyer
Issaquah REI
If you attended the spring shorebirds class, this is the follow-up, but anyone interested in shorebirds is welcome.
September 18 End Date
Denny Fest at Denny Park, Finn Hill
Denny Park
Visit our booth and participate in a variety of activities at the festival.
September 22 End Date
Program Night: Wings of Beauty, Thurs, 9/22, 7:00pm
A Fast-Moving, Fun Program on Butterflies
September 23 End Date
Lake Sammamish State Park
September 23 (Friday) 8 a.m. to noon This urban park offers a wide assortment of birds and habitats due to its varied ecosystems. The trip will involve walking approximately 2-3 miles.
September 24 End Date
Grand Opening of the Brightwater Treatment System
22505 State Route 9, north of Woodinville
September 26 End Date
Birding the Hot Spots of King County
September 26 (Monday) 9:00 a.m. to noon Monthly field trip on fifth Monday (NOTE – this is a change from the 4th Monday just for this month) of this month to wherever the birds are. Meet before 9:00 a.m. at north end of the Newport Hills Park-N-Ride (I-405, exit 9) and plan to be back by noon. Passenger cost/person $2.00. Hugh Jennings, 425-746-6351

October 2011

October 8 End Date
Family Bird Walk: Duvall-Carnation Trail
Duvall, former train station on NE Stephens
Family Bird Walk: October 8, 10:00-12:00, Duvall-Carnation Trail
October 10 End Date
Lake Sammamish State Park Field Trip
October 10 (Monday) 8 a.m. to noon This urban park offers a wide assortment of birds and habitats due to its varied ecosystems. The trip will involve walking approximately 2-3 miles.
October 24 End Date
Birding the Hot Spots of King County
October 24 (Monday) 9:00 a.m. to noon Monthly field trip on fourth Monday of the month to wherever the birds are. Meet before 9:00 a.m. at north end of the Newport Hills Park-N-Ride (I-405, exit 9) and plan to be back by noon. Passenger cost/person $2.00. Hugh Jennings, 425-746-6351
October 27 End Date
October Program Night: Avian and Nature Photography by Michele Burton
Northlake Unitarian Church, 308 Fourth Avenue South, Kirkland
Nature Photographer Michele Burton presents "Migration: The Transformative Power of Birds and Nature"
October 29 End Date
Fox Island to Key Peninsula
October 29 (Saturday) 8 a.m. Expect lots of saltwater waterfowl, cormorants and Great Blue Herons in the South Sound bays.

November 2011

November 9 End Date
Lake Sammamish State Park
November 9 (Wednesday) 8 a.m. to noon This urban park offers a wide assortment of birds and habitats due to its varied ecosystems. The trip will involve walking approximately 2-3 miles.
November 12 End Date
Edmonds Marsh and Waterfront
November 12 (Saturday) 8:00 a.m. to mid-afternoon Loon, grebes, alcids, waterfowl, gulls, shorebirds and passerines are all possible near the Edmonds ferry terminal. Walking will be moderate and on level ground. Bring a lunch. Scope is helpful. Meet before 8:00 a.m. just south of the bus stop at the South Kirkland P&R (on 108th Ave. NE just north of hwy 520 and Northup Way) to carpool. Passenger cost/person $5.00. Andy McCormick 425-637-0892
November 15 End Date
Juanita Bay Park Bird Walk
November 15 Tuesday) 9 a.m. to noon A relaxed walk in the Park, seeing what birds are in the area. Meets the third Tuesday of each month at 9:00 a.m.. Bring binoculars and meet in parking lot. No registration required. Please note: Walks begin 9 a.m. October-March inclusive. MaryFrances Mathis 425-803-3026.
November 17 End Date
November 19 End Date
Marrowstone Island - Registration required
November 19 (Saturday) 7:00 a.m. (prompt) This full day trip will be particularly looking for loons, grebes, alcids, waterfowl and lingering shorebirds. We will stop at a couple of places on the way, and then work Marrowstone over thoroughly paying attention to forest passerines along the way.
November 28 End Date
Birding the Hot Spots of King County
November 28 (Monday) 9:00 a.m. to noon Monthly field trip on fourth Monday of this month to wherever the birds are. Meet before 9:00 a.m. at north end of the Newport Hills Park-N-Ride (I-405, exit 9) and plan to be back by noon. Passenger cost/person $2.00. Hugh Jennings, 425-746-6351

December 2011

December 3 End Date
Marymoor BirdLoop Work Party
Marymoor Park - Parking Lot G
Join us in restoring the native habitat at the Audubon BirdLoop at Marymoor Park interpretive area on the first Saturday of each month from 9 a.m. to noon.
December 4 End Date
Juanita Bay Park Ranger Walk
Juanita Bay Park, Kirkland
December 6 End Date
Sequim area - Registration required
December 6th (Tuesday) 7:00 a.m. (prompt) to 5:00 p.m. We will work our way up the Kitsap Peninsula to the Sequim area.
December 7 End Date
Lake Sammamish State Park
December 7 (Wednesday) 8 a.m. to noon This urban park offers a wide assortment of birds and habitats due to its varied ecosystems. The trip will involve walking approximately 2-3 miles. Dress appropriately (rainproof in layers; some of the trails can be muddy if wet).
December 10 End Date
Juanita Bay Park - Roll and Stroll Trip
December 10 (Saturday) 9:00 a.m. to Noon This is a wheelchair accessible trip which will also be suitable for slow walkers. We'll visit a 144-acre urban wildlife habitat area that offers a diversity of bird species and wildlife seen in close proximity in wet meadows, marsh, and open water.
December 12 End Date
Samish Flats/Skagit
December 12 (Monday) 7:30 AM Our wintering raptors will be back, so we will be looking for eagles, hawks, falcons, accipiters and possibly Short-eared Owls. We'll also watch for waterfowl, shorebirds, small passerines and if we're lucky Northern Shrike.
December 14 End Date
Website Team Meeting
Eastside Audubon Office
December 17 End Date
Annual Christmas Bird Count and Dinner
December 17 (Saturday) 8:00 a.m. to 4 p.m. Please note on your calendar that the 2011 CBC will be held on Dec. 17. Come and join one of the 8 teams of bird counters in the EAS annual CBC.
December 20 End Date
Juanita Bay Park Bird Walk
December 20 Tuesday) 9 a.m. to noon A relaxed walk in the Park, seeing what birds are in the area. Meets the third Tuesday of each month at 9:00 a.m.. Bring binoculars and meet in parking lot. No registration required. Please note: Walks begin 9 a.m. October-March inclusive. MaryFrances Mathis 425-803-3026
December 26 End Date
Birding the Hot Spots of King County
December 26 (Monday) 9:00 a.m. to noon Monthly field trip on fourth Monday of this month to wherever the birds are. Meet before 9:00 a.m. at north end of the Newport Hills Park-N-Ride (I-405, exit 9) and plan to be back by noon. Passenger cost/person $2.00. Hugh Jennings, 425-746-6351

January 2012

January 1 End Date
Juanita Bay Park Ranger Walk
Juanita Bay Park, Kirkland
January 7 End Date
Marymoor BirdLoop Work Party
Marymoor Park - Parking Lot G
Join us in restoring the native habitat at the Audubon BirdLoop at Marymoor Park interpretive area on the first Saturday of each month from 9 a.m. to noon.
January 11 End Date
Website Team Meeting
Eastside Audubon Office
January 12 End Date
Bird Photography
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church, 308 - 4th Avenue S. (corner 4th Avenue S and State Street), Kirkland, Washington
January 14 End Date
George C. Reifel Migratory Bird Sanctuary & surroundings, Ladner, BC, Canada
January 14 & 15 (Saturday & Sunday, 2 days for as long as we last) The Sanctuary is located in the center of the Fraser River estuary, which is of international significance to birds migrating along the Pacific Flyway.
January 17 End Date
Juanita Bay Park Bird Walk
January 17 (Tuesday) 9 a.m. to noon A relaxed walk in the Park, seeing what birds are in the area. Meets the third Tuesday of each month at 9:00 a.m.. Bring binoculars and meet in parking lot. No registration required. Please note: Walks begin 9 a.m. October-March inclusive. MaryFrances Mathis 425-803-3026.
January 22 End Date
January 23 End Date
Birding the Hot Spots of King County
January 23 (Monday) 9:00 a.m. to noon Monthly field trip on fourth Monday of this month to wherever the birds are. Meet before 9:00 a.m. at north end of the Newport Hills Park-N-Ride (I-405, exit 9) and plan to be back by noon. Passenger cost/person $2.00. Hugh Jennings, 425-746-6351
January 25 End Date
Lake Sammamish State Park
January 25 (Wednesday) 8 a.m. to noon This urban park offers a wide assortment of birds and habitats due to its varied ecosystems. The trip will involve walking approximately 2-3 miles. Dress appropriately (rainproof in layers; some of the trails can be muddy if wet).
January 26 End Date
Volunteer Celebration
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church
Annual potluck supper and appreciation of Eastside Audubon volunteers
January 28 End Date
West Seattle Shoreline
January 28 (Saturday) 8:00 a.m. to noon Explore the shores and waters of West Seattle along Elliot Bay and Puget Sound to Lincoln Park.
January 29 End Date

February 2012

February 4 End Date
Marymoor BirdLoop Work Party
Marymoor Park - Parking Lot G
Join us in restoring the native habitat at the Audubon BirdLoop at Marymoor Park interpretive area on the first Saturday of each month from 9 a.m. to noon.
February 5 End Date
February 5 End Date
Juanita Bay Park Ranger Walk
Juanita Bay Park, Kirkland
February 8 End Date
Website Team Meeting
Eastside Audubon Office
February 8 End Date
Conservation Committee Meeting
Eastside Audubon Office
February 11 End Date
Family Birding Walk
Juanita Bay Park, Kirkland
February 12 End Date
February 21 End Date
Juanita Bay Park Birding Walk
Juanita Bay Park, Kirkland
February 22 End Date
Lake Sammamish State Park Birding Walk
Lake Sammamish State Park, Issaquah
February 25 End Date
Marymoor Park Birding Walk
Marymoor Park, Redmond
February 27 End Date
Birding the Hot Spots
Meet at Newport Hills Park & Ride

March 2012

March 2 End Date
March 2 End Date
March 3 End Date
Marymoor BirdLoop Work Party
Marymoor Park - Parking Lot G
Join us in restoring the native habitat at the Audubon BirdLoop at Marymoor Park interpretive area on the first Saturday of each month from 9 a.m. to noon.
March 4 End Date
Roll & Stroll Birding
Juanita Bay Park, Kirkland
An slow and easy walk perfect for first-timers.
March 4 End Date
Juanita Bay Park Ranger Walk
Juanita Bay Park, Kirkland
March 8 End Date
Photo Group
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church
March 10 End Date
March 10 End Date
Birding Trip: Camano Island & Stanwood
Meet at Kingsgate Park & Ride
March 14 End Date
Conservation Committee Meeting
Eastside Audubon Office
March 17 End Date
Birding Trip: Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge
Meet at Wilburton Park & Ride
March 19 End Date
Birding Walk: Lake Sammamish State Park
Lake Sammamish State Park, Issaquah
March 20 End Date
Birding Walk: Juanita Bay Park
Juanita Bay Park, Kirkland
March 20 End Date
March 26 End Date
Birding the Hot Spots
Meet at Newport Hills Park & Ride
March 27 End Date

April 2012

April 7 End Date
Birding Trip: Theler Wetlands via Southworth
Meet at the Wilburton Park & Ride
April 7 End Date
Marymoor BirdLoop Work Party
Marymoor Park - Parking Lot G
Help Eastside Audubon restore and maintain the Audubon BirdLoop at Marymoor Park in Redmond, one of the region's top birding locations.
April 11 End Date
Conservation Committee Meeting
Eastside Audubon Office
April 17 End Date
Birding Walk: Juanita Bay Park
Juanita Bay Park, Kirkland
A guided weekday birding walk in Kirkland
April 23 End Date
Birding Walk: Lake Sammamish State Park
Lake Sammamish State Park, Issaquah
A morning birding walk in Issaquah
April 23 End Date
Birding the Hot Spots
Meet at Newport Hills Park & Ride, Bellevue
Meet up in Bellevue and decide where to go birding based on the latest field reports.
April 26 End Date
Program Night: Feathered Architects — The Fascinating World of Bird Nests
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church, 308 4th Ave. S., Kirkland
Idie Ulsh shares her bird photography and field observations at our monthly get-together in Kirkland.
April 28 End Date
Birding Trip: Grays Harbor County Shorebirds
Meet at Newport Hills Park & Ride, Bellevue
Meet in Bellevue to carpool for a birding trip to the coast.
April 28 End Date
Eastside Audubon Pacific Northwest Native Plant Sale
Kirkland Children’s School, 5311 108th Ave. NE, Kirkland
Come to Kirkland Children's School on Saturday, April 28, and let Eastside Audubon help you pick out plants that will bring birds and butterflies to your garden.

May 2012

May 1 End Date
May 3 End Date
May 5 End Date
May 5 End Date
Birdathon Trip: Wine on the Wings — Vashon Island
Meet at Wilburton Park & Ride, Bellevue
$25 Birdathon donation required on this special birding trip
May 5 End Date
Marymoor BirdLoop Work Party
Marymoor Park - Parking Lot G
Join us in restoring the native habitat at the Audubon BirdLoop at Marymoor Park interpretive area on the first Saturday of each month from 9 a.m. to noon.
May 6 End Date
Juanita Bay Park Ranger Walk
Juanita Bay Park, Kirkland
May 9 End Date
Conservation Committee Meeting
Eastside Audubon Office
May 10 End Date
Bird Photography Group
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church, 308 Fourth Avenue S., Kirkland
Monthly gathering of bird photographers and bird photography lovers
May 12 End Date
Birdathon Trip: Lake Sammamish State Park, Issaquah
Lake Sammamish State Park, Issaquah
$25 Birdathon donation required on this special birding trip
May 12 End Date
International Migratory Bird Day Festival
Juanita Bay Park, Kirkland
A free, family-friendly celebration at Juanita Bay Park in Kirkland
May 14 End Date
Birdathon Trip: Newport Hills & Coal Creek Trails
Meet at the Newport Hills P&R
$25 Birdathon donation required on this special birding trip. Limit 7 people. Registration required.
May 15 End Date
Birdathon Walk: Juanita Bay Park, Kirkland
Juanita Bay Park, Kirkland
$25 Birdathon donation required on this special edition of our monthly walk at Juanita Bay Park
May 20 End Date
Birdathon Special Event: Brunch, Birds and Bubbly
Britton-Simmons Home, Duvall Area
This special birding event is limited to 8 people. Reservations required.
May 21 End Date
Malheur National Wildlife Refuge
Malheur National Wildlife Refuge
A weeklong trip to one of Roger Tory Peterson's top 10 U.S. birding destinations
May 21 End Date
Birdathon Trip: Umtanum Creek Falls and Wenas Campground
Meet at the Issaquah Park & Ride, Tibbits Lot
$25 Birdathon donation required on this special birding trip. Limit 7 people. Registration required.
May 24 End Date
Program Night: Attracting Hummingbirds to Your Yard
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church, Kirkland
Chris Caviezel shares his tips and observations at our monthly meeting in Kirkland. Open to the public.
May 26 End Date
Birdathon Trip: Discovery Park, Seattle
Wilburton Park & Ride, Bellevue
$25 Birdathon donation required for this special birding trip
May 28 End Date
Birding the Hot Spots
Meet at Newport Hills Park & Ride, Bellevue
Meet up in Bellevue and decide where to go birding based on the latest field reports. (Birdathon donation not required.)

June 2012

June 2 End Date
June 2 End Date
Rufous Hummingbird Count
Wherever you are in east King County
In your own back yard or a local walk, you can help take a snapshot of the Rufous Hummingbird population in east King County.
June 2 End Date
Marymoor BirdLoop Work Party
Marymoor Park - Parking Lot G
Join us in restoring the native habitat at the Audubon BirdLoop at Marymoor Park interpretive area on the first Saturday of each month from 9 a.m. to noon.
June 3 End Date
Rufous Hummingbird Survey Trip: Southeast King County
Meet at South Kirkland Park & Ride
One of two organized trips in support of the Eastside Audubon Rufous Hummingbird Count the first weekend in June
June 3 End Date
Rufous Hummingbird Survey Trip: Northeast King County
Meet at the South Kirkland Park & Ride
One of two organized trips in support of the Eastside Audubon Rufous Hummingbird Count the first weekend in June
June 3 End Date
Juanita Bay Park Ranger Walk
Juanita Bay Park, Kirkland
June 9 End Date
Birding Trip: Christmas Lake – Rattlesnake Lake
Meet at Wilburton Park & Ride, Bellevue
A day trip for birding in the Cascade foothills near North Bend
June 13 End Date
Conservation Committee Meeting
Eastside Audubon Office
June 14 End Date
Bird Photography Group
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church, 308 4th Ave. S., Kirkland
Monthly gathering in Kirkland for bird photographers and bird photography lovers
June 19 End Date
Birding Walk: Juanita Bay Park
Juanita Bay Park, Kirkland
A guided weekday birding walk in Kirkland
June 25 End Date
Birding the Hot Spots of King County
Meet at Newport Hills Park & Ride, Bellevue
Meet up in Bellevue and decide where to go birding based on the latest field reports.
June 26 End Date
Birding Trip: Lake Sammamish State Park
A morning birding walk in Issaquah
June 28 End Date
Program Night: Wildlife of Lake Washington
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church, 308 4th Ave. S., Kirkland
Wildlife photography by Aaron Baggenstos headlines our monthly meeting in Kirkland.
June 30 End Date
Family Fun: Making a Bird Feeder and More (Redmond)
REI Redmond Town Center
Join Eastside Audubon at REI in Redmond for hands-on learning about birds.

July 2012

July 1 End Date
Juanita Bay Park Walk
Juanita Bay Park, Kirkland
A family-oriented nature walk in Kirkland
July 7 End Date
Marymoor BirdLoop Work Party: Special Edition!
Marymoor Park - Parking Lot G
This month's first-Saturday work party at Marymoor Park in Redmond will be Eastside Audubon's biggest volunteer event of the summer. Be there!
July 11 End Date
Conservation Committee Meeting
Eastside Audubon Office
July 14 End Date
Family Birding Walk at Marymoor Park
Marymoor Park, Redmond
Designed especially for children to experience the Audubon BirdLoop at Marymoor Park in Redmond
July 14 End Date
Birding Trip: Hurricane Ridge/Ediz Hook to Sequim
Meet at Hurricane Ridge Visitor Center outside Olympic National Park
Our annual Olympic Peninsula wildflower trip featuring views, birds, and varied wildlife
July 17 End Date
Birding Walk: Juanita Bay Park
Juanita Bay Park, Kirkland
A guided weekday birding walk in Kirkland
July 21 End Date
Family Fun: Making a Bird Feeder and More (Issaquah)
REI Issaquah
Join Eastside Audubon at REI in Redmond for hands-on learning about birds.
July 23 End Date
Birding the Hot Spots
Meet at Newport Hills Park & Ride, Bellevue
Meet up in Bellevue and decide where to go birding based on the latest field reports.
July 25 End Date
Birding Trip: Lake Sammamish State Park
Lake Sammamish State Park, Issaquah
A morning birding walk in Issaquah

August 2012

August 4 End Date
No Marymoor BirdLoop Work Party in August
Marymoor Park - Parking Lot G
August 5 End Date
Juanita Bay Park Walk
Juanita Bay Park, Kirkland
A family-oriented nature walk in Kirkland
August 11 End Date
Birding Trip: Whidbey Island
Meet at Kingsgate Park & Ride
A Saturday trip in search of southbound shorebirds
August 20 End Date
Birding Walk: Lake Sammamish State Park
Lake Sammamish State Park, Issaquah
A morning birding walk in Issaquah
August 21 End Date
Birding Walk: Juanita Bay Park
A guided weekday birding walk in Kirkland
August 27 End Date
Birding the Hot Spots
Meet at Newport Hills Park & Ride, Bellevue
Meet up in Bellevue and decide where to go birding based on the latest field reports.
August 29 End Date
Birding Trip: Grays Harbor County
Meet at Newport Hills Park & Ride
Advance registration is a must for this field trip to see migrating shorebirds on the Washington coast.

September 2012

September 1 End Date
Marymoor BirdLoop Work Party
Marymoor Park - Parking Lot G
Join us in restoring the native habitat at the Audubon BirdLoop at Marymoor Park interpretive area on the first Saturday of each month from 9 a.m. to noon.
September 2 End Date
Juanita Bay Park Interpretive Tour
Juanita Bay Park, Kirkland
A family-oriented nature walk in Kirkland
September 12 End Date
Conservation Committee Meeting
Eastside Audubon Office
September 13 End Date
Birding Class: Fall Shorebirds
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church, 308 4th Ave. S., Kirkland
A field trip to Grays Harbor on Saturday, September 15, complements the Thursday evening session in this two-part birding class by Tim Boyer.
September 13 End Date
Bird Photography Group
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church, 308 4th Avenue South, Kirkland
Monthly gathering in Kirkland for bird photographers and bird photography lovers
September 15 End Date
Eastside Audubon at Swift Night Out
Wagner Center (Frank Wagner Elementary School)
Stop by the Eastside Audubon booth while you're at the annual celebration of the return of Vaux's Swifts to Monroe.
September 18 End Date
Birding Walk: Juanita Bay Park
Juanita Bay Park, Kirkland
A guided weekday birding walk in Kirkland
September 19 End Date
Birding Walk: Lake Sammamish State Park
Lake Sammamish State Park, Issaquah
A morning birding walk in Issaquah
September 24 End Date
Birding the Hot Spots of King County
Meet at Newport Hills Park & Ride, Bellevue
Meet up in Bellevue and decide where to go birding based on the latest field reports.
September 27 End Date
Program Night: Why the Elwha River is So Much More Than a Fish Story
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church
Eastside Audubon's September program features Seattle Times reporter Lynda Mapes on the impact of the removal of the dams.
September 29 End Date
Family Birding Walk, Duvall
McCormick Park
Eastside Audubon hosts a free, family-friendly birding walk starting at McCormick Park.

October 2012

October 6 End Date
Marymoor BirdLoop Work Party
Marymoor Park - Parking Lot G
Join us in restoring the native habitat at the Audubon BirdLoop at Marymoor Park interpretive area on the first Saturday of each month from 9 a.m. to noon.
October 6 End Date
Bird Identification for Families
Mercer Slough Environmental Education Center, Douglas Fir Community Room
Eastside Audubon's Youth Education Committee will give a bird identification class for children at the Mercer Slough Environmental Education Center in Bellevue.
October 6 End Date
EAS at Molbak's
Molbak's
Eastside Audubon will sponsor children's crafts and share information about birds and birding at the famous garden center in Woodinville.
October 7 End Date
Juanita Bay Park Interpretive Tour
Juanita Bay Park, Kirkland
A family-oriented nature walk in Kirkland
October 8 End Date
Field Trip: Sequim Area
A day trip timed to see the shoreline birds of autumn
October 10 End Date
Conservation Committee Meeting
Eastside Audubon Office
October 15 End Date
Birding Walk: Lake Sammamish State Park
Lake Sammamish State Park, Issaquah
A morning birding walk in Issaquah
October 16 End Date
Birding Walk: Juanita Bay Park
Juanita Bay Park
A guided weekday morning of birding in Kirkland
October 20 End Date
Family Birding Walk, Duvall
McCormick Park, Duvall
An easy, child-friendly walk along the Snoqualmie Valley Trail
October 22 End Date
Birding the Hot Spots of King County
Meet up in Bellevue and decide where to go birding based on the latest field reports.
October 25 End Date
Meet the Hawks of Your Neighborhood
The Y at Carol Edwards Center
Location note: This month's program night is in Woodinville and the location information on this page is correct. Location information in the Seattle Times was incorrect because of an error by the Eastside Audubon publicist.
October 27 End Date
Birding Trip: Fox Island to Key Peninsula
Three saltwater state parks highlight a Saturday of birding on south Puget Sound.

November 2012

November 3 End Date
Marymoor BirdLoop Work Party
Marymoor Park - Parking Lot G
Join us in restoring the native habitat at the Audubon BirdLoop at Marymoor Park interpretive area on the first Saturday of each month from 9 to noon.
November 4 End Date
Juanita Bay Park Interpretive Tour
Juanita Bay Park
A family-oriented nature walk in Kirkland
November 7 End Date
Birding Walk: Marymoor Park
Marymoor Park, Redmond
First in a series of monthly walks at the crown jewel of east side birding destinations: Marymoor Park in Redmond.
November 14 End Date
Conservation Committee Meeting
Eastside Audubon Office
November 15 End Date
All Members Open House
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church
An evening for Eastside Audubon members to choose their leadership and set priorities for the chapter
November 19 End Date
Birding Walk: Lake Sammamish State Park
Lake Sammamish State Park
A morning birding walk in Issaquah
November 20 End Date
Birding Walk: Juanita Bay Park
Juanita Bay Park
A guided weekday morning of birding in Kirkland
November 26 End Date
Birding the Hot Spots
Meet up in Bellevue and decide where to go birding based on the latest field reports.

December 2012

December 1 End Date
Birding Walk: Green Lake
Spend a Saturday morning with the foremost expert on birding Green Lake in Seattle.
December 1 End Date
Native Plant Salvage Work Party
Old Group Health Campus
Our work party this month shifts one time only to the old Group Health site in Redmond, where Eastside Audubon has a chance to dig up native plants that we can reuse later at Marymoor. We need lots of volunteers!
December 2 End Date
Juanita Bay Park Interpretive Tour
Juanita Bay Park
A family-oriented nature walk in Kirkland
December 4 End Date
Birding Walk: Marymoor Park
Marymoor Park
Meadows, woods, lakeshore, and riverside make Redmond's Marymoor Park one of the best places in King County for birding.
December 8 End Date
Birding Trip: Samish Flats and Skagit
A Saturday outing with Brian Bell to prime territory for raptors and waterfowl
December 12 End Date
Conservation Committee Meeting
Eastside Audubon Office
December 15 End Date
Christmas Bird Count and Dinner
In the field with a CBC team or in your own back yard
Eastside Audubon will field eight teams for the day to count all of the birds we can find in our eastern King County territory, as part of National Audubon's nationwide winter bird survey. You can also participate in the count at home.
December 17 End Date
Birding the Hot Spots of King County
Meet up in Bellevue and decide where to go birding based on the latest field reports.
December 18 End Date
Birding Walk: Juanita Bay Park
Juanita Bay Park
A guided weekday morning of birding in Kirkland
December 19 End Date
Birding Walk: Lake Sammamish State Park
Lake Sammamish State Park
A morning birding walk in Issaquah

January 2013

January 1 End Date
Birding Walk: Marymoor Park
Marymoor Park
Get your annual bird list off to a good start with this New Year’s Day walk in Redmond!
January 5 End Date
Birding Trip: Reifel Sanctuary, B.C.
George C. Reifel Migratory Bird Sanctuary and Vicinity
Two days of birding at the George C. Reifel Migratory Bird Sanctuary and nearby hot spots around Ladner, British Columbia
January 5 End Date
Special Work Party: Marymoor Park
Marymoor Park, Lot G
Our goal for this special edition work party is to get almost 700 native plants into the ground on the Audubon BirdLoop at Marymoor Park in Redmond.
January 6 End Date
Interpretive Tour: Juanita Bay Park
Juanita Bay Park
A family-oriented nature walk in Kirkland
January 9 End Date
Birding Trip: Samish Flats and Skagit
A weekday outing with Brian Bell to prime territory for raptors and waterfowl
January 14 End Date
Birding Walk: Lake Sammamish State Park
Lake Sammamish State Park
A morning birding walk in Issaquah
January 15 End Date
Birding Walk: Juanita Bay Park
Juanita Bay Park
A guided weekday morning of birding in Kirkland
January 26 End Date
Birding Trip: West Seattle Shoreline
A Saturday morning expedition at prime time for shorebirds and waterfowl
January 28 End Date
Birding the Hot Spots of King County
Meet up in Bellevue and decide where to go birding based on the latest field reports.

February 2013

February 2 End Date
February 3 End Date
Juanita Bay Park Interpretive Tour
Juanita Bay Park
A family-oriented nature walk in Kirkland
February 6 End Date
Birding Walk: Marymoor Park
Marymoor Park, Lot D
Meadows, woods, lakeshore, and riverside make Redmond's Marymoor Park one the best birding destinations in King County.
February 11 End Date
Birding Walk: Lake Sammamish State Park
Lake Sammamish State Park
A morning walk in Issaquah to bird lakeshore, woods and creekside
February 19 End Date
Birding Walk: Juanita Bay Park
Juanita Bay Park
A guided weekday morning of birding in Kirkland
February 25 End Date
Birding the Hot Spots
Newport Hills P&R
Meet up in Bellevue and decide where to go birding based on the latest field reports.
February 27 End Date
Birding Trip: To Vantage and Back
A full-day birding trip with Brian Bell to the Columbia River and sagebrush country
February 28 End Date
Program: Grouse of the Washington Shrub-Steppe
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church
Kittitas Audubon president Jim Briggs presents the seven grouse species found in Washington.

March 2013

March 2 End Date
Marymoor Park Work Party
Marymoor Park
Join us in restoring the native habitat at the Audubon BirdLoop at Marymoor Park in Redmond on the first Saturday of each month from 9 a.m. to noon.
March 3 End Date
Nature Walk with the Eastside Park Rangers
Juanita Bay Park
A family-oriented walk in Kirkland's Juanita Bay Park
March 5 End Date
Birding Walk: Marymoor Park
Marymoor Park
Meadows, woods, lakeshore, and riverside make Redmond's Marymoor Park one the best birding destinations in King County.
March 8 End Date
Great Blue Heron Viewing
Kenmore Park & Ride
Eastside Audubon members will have spotting scopes available starting at 11 a.m. for the public to watch the Great Blue Heron nesting colony in Kenmore.
March 12 End Date
Youth Education Committee
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church
Anyone who enjoys sharing nature with young people is welcome to come to our meeting on second Tuesday of the month.
March 13 End Date
Field Trip: Samish and Skagit Flats
Our wintering raptors will still be here, so we'll be looking for eagles, hawks, falcons, accipiters, and possibly Short-eared Owls.
March 13 End Date
Conservation Committee
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church
We're an activist group doing hands-on conservation, leading citizen science projects, and working to influence public policy on a wide range of issues.
March 14 End Date
Photo Group
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church
All skill levels are welcome at our meeting the second Thursday of the month.
March 18 End Date
Birding Walk: Lake Sammamish State Park
Lake Sammamish State Park
A morning birding walk in Issaquah
March 19 End Date
Birding Walk: Juanita Bay Park
Juanita Bay Park
A guided weekday morning of birding in Kirkland
March 25 End Date
Birding the Hot Spots of King County
Meet up in Bellevue and decide where to go birding based on the latest field reports.
March 26 End Date
Board of Directors
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church
March 28 End Date
Program: Snow Geese and Wildlife of Russia's Wrangel Island
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church
Our March speaker spent 30 summers studying the birds and mammals of an island so remote it's said the only place harder to get to is the moon.
March 30 End Date
Field Trip: Theler Wetlands via Southworth
Fresh and salt water marshes, forested uplands, and estuarine habitats on the south Sound.

April 2013

April 2 End Date
Birding Walk: Marymoor Park
Marymoor Park
Some early migrating birds should be in the park this week and songbirds will be singing.
April 6 End Date
Marymoor Park Work Party
Marymoor Park
Join us in restoring the native habitat at the Audubon BirdLoop at Marymoor Park in Redmond on the first Saturday of each month from 9 a.m. to noon.
April 7 End Date
Nature Walk with the Eastside Park Rangers
Juanita Bay Park
A family-friendly walk in Kirkland's Juanita Bay Park
April 13 End Date
Family Birding Walk: Juanita Bay Park
Juanita Bay Park
Celebrate spring with your family finding birds in the woods and marshes of Kirkland's lakeshore park.
April 16 End Date
Birding Walk: Juanita Bay Park
Juanita Bay Park
A guided weekday morning of birding in Kirkland
April 16 End Date
Birdathon Kickoff Party
Andy McCormick's House
Enjoy live music and light snacks at the home of president Andy McCormick, and find out how you can make the most of your May birding and support Eastside Audubon at the same time.
April 16 End Date
Birding Class: Spring Shorebirds, Session 1
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church
For the beginning or intermediate birder who'd like to get to know our shorebirds better and hear their incredible migration stories.
April 22 End Date
Birding the Hot Spots
Meet up in Bellevue and decide where to go birding based on the latest field reports.
April 23 End Date
Birding Class: Spring Shorebirds, Session 2
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church
For the beginning or intermediate birder who'd like to get to know our shorebirds better and hear their incredible migration stories.
April 25 End Date
Program: Rafting the Marsh Fork of the Canning River
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church
Come with photographer Dan Streiffert on a 12-day wilderness birding adventure along the western boundary of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.
April 27 End Date
Eastside Audubon Pacific Northwest Native Plant Sale
Kirkland Children's School
Let Eastside Audubon help you pick out the plants that will bring birds and butterflies to your garden! Kids' activities and a bake sale round out our 6th annual Pacific Northwest Native Plant Sale at Kirkland Children's School on Saturday, April 27.
April 29 End Date
Birding Walk: Lake Sammamish State Park
Lake Sammamish State Park
A morning birding walk in Issaquah

May 2013

May 4 End Date
Birdathon Trip: Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge
A $25 donation to Eastside Audubon is suggested for this Birdathon birding trip.
May 4 End Date
Marymoor Park Work Party
Marymoor Park
Join us in restoring the native habitat at the Audubon BirdLoop at Marymoor Park in Redmond on the first Saturday of every month from 9 a.m. to noon.
May 4 End Date
International Migratory Bird Day Celebration
Juanita Bay Park
Nature walks with the Eastside Park Rangers, exhibits, and activities for children at Juanita Bay Park in Kirkland
May 5 End Date
Introduction to Bird Photography
Omega Photo
Omega Photo in downtown Bellevue has generously pledged to donate half of each $30 class registration fee to Eastside Audubon for Birdathon.
May 8 End Date
Dawn Chorus Walk at Marymoor Park
Marymoor Park
A $25 donation to Eastside Audubon is suggested for this Birdathon birding walk. You can combine this walk with the 7 a.m. Marymoor Park walk for no additional donation.
May 8 End Date
Birdathon Walk: Marymoor Park
Marymoor Park
A $25 donation to Eastside Audubon is suggested for this Birdathon birding walk. You can combine this walk with the 5 a.m. Dawn Chorus walk for no additional donation.
May 11 End Date
Birdathon Trip: Robinson Canyon Birding Hike
A $25 donation to Eastside Audubon is suggested for this Birdathon birding trip.
May 13 End Date
Birdathon Walk: Lake Sammamish State Park
Lake Sammamish State Park
A $25 donation to Eastside Audubon is suggested for this Birdathon birding walk.
May 18 End Date
Dawn Chorus Walk at Mercer Slough
Mercer Slough Nature Park
NOTE: The location of this walk has been changed since the original announcement. The information here is accurate.
May 18 End Date
May 18 End Date
Program: A Kid's Guide to Birding
Issaquah Valley Elementary School
Thirteen-year-old Lorenzo Rohani shares his fascination with birds and covers the basics of birding from the young birder's point of view.
May 19 End Date
Birdathon Trip: Discovery Park, Seattle
A $25 donation to Eastside Audubon is suggested for this Birdathon birding trip.
May 21 End Date
Birdathon Walk: Juanita Bay Park
Juanita Bay Park
A $25 donation to Eastside Audubon is suggested for this Birdathon birding walk.
May 23 End Date
Birdathon Trip: Whidbey Island
A $25 donation to Eastside Audubon is suggested for this Birdathon birding trip.
May 23 End Date
Birding Trip: Malheur National Wildlife Refuge
Southeastern Oregon is the place to bird at the peak of the spring migration.
May 25 End Date
Birdathon Trip: Urban Birding by Bus with the Greener Herons
A $25 donation to Eastside Audubon is suggested for this Birdathon birding trip, and birding for pledges is encouraged.

June 2013

June 1 End Date
Marymoor Park: National Trails Day
Marymoor Park
Together with King County Parks, we'll be celebrating on the Audubon BirdLoop at Marymoor Park with a birding walk and some surprises.
June 1 End Date
Marymoor Park: Work Party
Marymoor Park
Join us in restoring the native habitat at the Audubon BirdLoop at Marymoor Park in Redmond on the first Saturday of each month from 9 a.m. to noon.
June 2 End Date
Eastside Park Rangers Nature Walk
Juanita Bay Park
A family-friendly Sunday walk in Kirkland’s Juanita Bay Park
June 10 End Date
Birding Trip: Whidbey Island
A full-day birding trip to look for songbirds and water birds
June 11 End Date
Birding Walk: Lake Sammamish State Park
Lake Sammamish State Park
A morning birding walk in Issaquah
June 11 End Date
Youth Education Committee
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church
Anyone who enjoys sharing nature with young people is welcome to come to our meeting on second Tuesday of the month.
June 12 End Date
Conservation Committee
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church
We're an activist group doing hands-on conservation, leading citizen science projects, and working to influence public policy on a wide range of issues.
June 13 End Date
Photo Group
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church
All skill levels are welcome at our meeting the second Thursday of the month.
June 15 End Date
Birding Walk: Three Forks Natural Area & Tolt-MacDonald Park
A half-day Saturday trip to bird along the Snoqualmie River
June 18 End Date
Birding Walk: Juanita Bay Park
Juanita Bay Park
A guided weekday morning of birding in Kirkland
June 21 End Date
Birding Walk: Solstice Evening at Marymoor Park
Marymoor Park
Come walk the Audubon BirdLoop in Redmond on the longest evening of the year.
June 22 End Date
Kids Birding Class, REI Issaquah
REI Issaquah
Join Eastside Audubon at REI in Issaquah for hands-on learning about birds and how they fly, then make a feeder to take home.
June 24 End Date
Birding the Hot Spots
Meet up in Bellevue and decide where to go birding based on the latest field reports.
June 25 End Date
Board of Directors
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church
June 27 End Date
Program: Pileated Woodpeckers in Seattle's Urban Areas
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church
Wait. Aren't these supposed to be birds of the forest? UW Wildlife Scientist Jorge A. Tomasevic looks into why they're in Seattle and how they're doing.
June 29 End Date
Making a Bird Feeder, REI Redmond
REI Redmond Town Center
Join us at REI in Redmond for hands-on learning about birds and how they fly, then make a feeder to take home.

July 2013

July 4 End Date
Eagle Nest Viewing in Kirkland
Heritage Park
This Fourth of July, Eastside Audubon members will be in Heritage Park with spotting scopes for close looks at this year's baby eagles.
July 6 End Date
Marymoor Park Work Party
Marymoor Park, Lot G
Join us in restoring the native habitat at the Audubon BirdLoop at Marymoor Park in Redmond on the first Saturday of each month from 9 a.m. to noon.
July 6 End Date
Family Birding Walk: Marymoor Park
Marymoor Park, Lot G
A kid-friendly Saturday morning in Redmond
July 7 End Date
Eastside Park Rangers Nature Walk
Juanita Bay Park
A family-friendly Sunday walk in Kirkland's Juanita Bay Park
July 9 End Date
Youth Education Committee
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church
Anyone who enjoys sharing nature with young people is welcome to come to our monthly meeting on the second Tuesday (except August and December).
July 10 End Date
Conservation Committee
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church
July 11 End Date
Photo Group
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church
All skill levels are welcome at our monthly meeting on the second Thursday.
July 13 End Date
Birding Trip: Hurricane Ridge and Ediz Hook to Sequim
Our annual Olympic Peninsula wildflower weekend overnighter, featuring views, birds, and varied wildlife
July 16 End Date
Birding Walk: Juanita Bay Park
Juanita Bay Park
A Ranger-led weekday morning of birding in Kirkland
July 20 End Date
Kids Birding Class, Lewis Creek Park
Join us at Lewis Creek Park in Bellevue for hands-on learning about birds and how they fly, then make a feeder to take home.
July 22 End Date
Birding the Hot Spots of King County
Meet up in Bellevue and decide where to go birding based on the latest field reports.
July 23 End Date
Birding Walk: Lake Sammamish State Park
Lake Sammamish State Park
A morning to explore a wildlife haven in Issaquah

August 2013

August 3 End Date
Marymoor Park Work Party
Marymoor Park
Join us in restoring the native habitat at the Audubon BirdLoop at Marymoor Park in Redmond on the first Saturday of each month from 9 a.m. to noon.
August 4 End Date
Eastside Park Rangers Nature Walk
Juanita Bay Park
A family-friendly Sunday walk in Kirkland’s Juanita Bay Park
August 8 End Date
Photo Group
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church
All skill levels are welcome at our monthly meeting on the second Thursday.
August 13 End Date
Birding Walk: Lake Sammamish State Park
Lake Sammamish State Park
A morning to explore a wildlife haven in Issaquah
August 17 End Date
Birding Walk: Montlake Fill
A half-day Saturday trip to one of the hottest spots for birds in Seattle
August 20 End Date
Birding Walk: Juanita Bay Park
Juanita Bay Park
A Ranger-led weekday morning of birding in Kirkland
August 26 End Date
Birding the Hot Spots of King County
Meet up in Bellevue and decide where to go birding based on the latest field reports.

September 2013

September 1 End Date
Eastside Park Rangers Nature Walk
Juanita Bay Park
A family-friendly Sunday walk in Kirkland’s Juanita Bay Park
September 4 End Date
Birding Walk: Marymoor Park
Marymoor Park
Visit the gem of the King County Parks in Redmond and explore the Audubon BirdLoop with a master birder.
September 7 End Date
Marymoor Park Work Party
Marymoor Park
Join us in restoring the native habitat at the Audubon BirdLoop at Marymoor Park in Redmond on the first Saturday of each month from 9 a.m. to noon.
September 10 End Date
Birding Trip: Grays Harbor County
September is a good time for southbound shorebirds, and we will search out the best spots.
September 10 End Date
Youth Education Committee
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church
Anyone who enjoys sharing nature with young people is welcome to come to our monthly meeting on the second Tuesday.
September 11 End Date
Conservation Committee
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church
We meet the second Wednesday of the month and welcome first-timers.
September 14 End Date
Birding Trip: Whidbey Island
A Saturday getaway to bird for fall migrants with Andy McCormick.
September 14 End Date
Swift Night Out
Wagner Center
Celebrate the annual return of thousands of Vaux's Swifts to Monroe at a fun night out for families.
September 17 End Date
Birding Walk: Juanita Bay Park
Juanita Bay Park
A Ranger-led weekday morning of birding in Kirkland
September 17 End Date
Birding Class: Fall Shorebirds
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church
Tim Boyer teaches this classroom session, then leads a birding trip to Grays Harbor on the coast on Saturday, September 21.
September 21 End Date
Birding Class: Fall Shorebirds Field Trip
Grays Harbor
A full-day field trip to the coast with Tim Boyer, as a follow-up to a September 17 classroom session.
September 23 End Date
Birding the Hot Spots of King County
Meet up in Bellevue and decide where to go birding based on the latest field reports.
September 24 End Date
Birding Walk: Lake Sammamish State Park
Lake Sammamish State Park
A morning to explore a wildlife haven in Issaquah
September 24 End Date
Board of Directors
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church
September 26 End Date
Program: Climate Change in Washington State and Beyond
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church
Speaker: Dr. David L. Peterson of the U.S. Forest Service
September 28 End Date
Family Birding Walk, Lake Sammamish State Park
Lake Sammamish State Park
Take advantage of a free day at the state parks!

October 2013

October 2 End Date
Birding Walk: Marymoor Park
Parking Lot D
Visit the gem of the King County Parks in Redmond and explore the Audubon BirdLoop with a master birder.
October 5 End Date
Marymoor Park Work Party
Parking Lot G
Join us in restoring the native habitat at the Audubon BirdLoop at Marymoor Park in Redmond on the first Saturday of each month from 9 a.m. to noon.
October 5 End Date
Family Birding Walk, Snoqualmie Valley Trail
McCormick Park
A Saturday stroll in Duvall, paced for young ones
October 6 End Date
Eastside Park Rangers Nature Walk
Juanita Bay Park
A family-friendly Sunday walk in Kirkland’s Juanita Bay Park
October 8 End Date
Youth Education Committee
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church
Anyone who enjoys sharing nature with young people is welcome to come to our monthly meeting on the second Tuesday.
October 9 End Date
Conservation Committee
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church
We meet the second Wednesday of the month and welcome first-timers.
October 10 End Date
Photo Group
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church
All skill levels are welcome at our monthly meeting on the second Thursday.
October 15 End Date
Birding Walk: Juanita Bay Park
A Ranger-led weekday morning of birding in Kirkland
October 16 End Date
Birding Walk: Lake Sammamish State Park
Lake Sammamish State Park
A morning to explore a wildlife haven in Issaquah
October 22 End Date
Board of Directors
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church
October 23 End Date
Birding Trip: Whidbey Island
On this full-day trip, we'll scour the wetlands and shorelines for island favorites.
October 24 End Date
Program: Seeking Swifts
Overlake Park Presbyterian Church
Larry Schwitters, project coordinator for Vaux's Happening, is the headliner as Eastside Audubon brings its monthly speaker series to Bellevue.
October 26 End Date
Birding Trip: Fox Island to Key Peninsula
Expect lots of saltwater waterfowl, cormorants, and Great Blue Herons on this birding trip to the South Puget Sound bays.
October 28 End Date
Birding the Hot Spots of King County
Meet up in Bellevue and decide where to go birding based on the latest field reports.

November 2013

November 1 End Date
Christmas Bird Count Team Sign-ups Begin
This year's Eastside Audubon Christmas Bird Count will be on Saturday, December 14. Everyone can be part of it.
November 2 End Date
Marymoor Park Work Party
Parking Lot G
Join us in improving the native habitat for birds at the Audubon BirdLoop at Marymoor Park in Redmond on the first Saturday of each month from 9 a.m. to noon.
November 3 End Date
Eastside Park Rangers Nature Walk
Juanita Bay Park
A family-friendly Sunday walk in Kirkland’s Juanita Bay Park
November 5 End Date
Birding Walk: Lake Sammamish State Park
Lake Sammamish State Park
A morning to explore a haven for birds and wildlife in Issaquah
November 9 End Date
Family Birding Walk: Juanita Bay Park
Juanita Bay Park
Meet the birds arriving to winter in Kirkland along the shore of Lake Washington.
November 12 End Date
Meeting: Youth Education Committee
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church
Anyone who enjoys sharing nature with young people is welcome to come to our monthly meeting the second Tuesday.
November 13 End Date
Birding Trip: Whidbey Island
Whidbey is a really good birding spot any time of year, and as the winter approaches many of our favorite birds return.
November 13 End Date
Meeting: Conservation Committee
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church
We meet the second Wednesday of the month and welcome first-timers.
November 14 End Date
Photo Group
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church
All skill levels are welcome at our monthly meeting on the second Thursday.
November 19 End Date
Birding Walk: Juanita Bay Park
Juanita Bay Park
A Ranger-led weekday morning of birding in Kirkland
November 19 End Date
Board of Directors
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church
November 21 End Date
Eastside Audubon General Meeting
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church
It's election night for members of Eastside Audubon, and several board positions are on the ballot.
November 25 End Date
Birding the Hot Spots
Meet up in Bellevue and decide where to go birding based on the latest field reports.

December 2013

December 1 End Date
Eastside Park Rangers Nature Walk
Juanita Bay Park
A family-friendly Sunday walk in Kirkland’s Juanita Bay Park
December 7 End Date
Birding Walk: Green Lake
Spend a Saturday morning with the foremost expert on birding Green Lake in Seattle.
December 7 End Date
Work Party: Audubon BirdLoop at Marymoor Park
Marymoor Park
Join us in restoring the native habitat for birds at the Audubon BirdLoop at Marymoor Park in Redmond on the first Saturday of each month from 9 a.m. to noon.
December 11 End Date
Birding Trip: Samish Flats
The Samish Flats is an excellent birding spot in winter for raptors (hawks, eagles, falcons), possible Short-eared Owls, waterfowl, and wintering shorebirds.
December 11 End Date
Meeting: Conservation Committee
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church
We meet the second Wednesday of the month and welcome first-timers.
December 12 End Date
Photo Group
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church
All skill levels are welcome at our monthly meeting on the second Thursday.
December 14 End Date
Christmas Bird Count and Dinner
In the field with a team or in your own back yard
Be a part of Audubon's 114th annual nationwide winter bird census as we get together to survey the territory assigned to Eastside Audubon.
December 17 End Date
Birding Walk: Juanita Bay Park
Juanita Bay Park
A Ranger-led weekday morning of birding in Kirkland
December 17 End Date
December 18 End Date
Birding Walk: Lake Sammamish State Park
Lake Sammamish State Park
A morning to explore a haven for birds and wildlife in Issaquah
December 20 End Date
Reminder: 2013 Volunteer Hours Due Today
A friendly reminder to report the hours you've put into Eastside Audubon volunteer work this year
December 20 End Date
Holiday Gift Wrap at REI
REI
Eastside Audubon volunteers will be at the REI store in Issaquah and Redmond, gift-wrapping packages for shoppers in our big year-end fundraiser.
December 23 End Date
Birding the Hot Spots of King County
Meet up in Bellevue and decide where to go birding based on the latest field reports.

January 2014

January 1 End Date
New Year's Day Birding Walk: Marymoor Park
Marymoor Park
Get your annual bird list off to a good start with this New Year’s Day walk!
January 4 End Date
Birding Trip: Reifel Sanctuary, B.C.
Saturday's birding highlight is the George C. Reifel Migratory Bird Sanctuary, and on Sunday we visit other favorite spots just north of the Canadian border. Come for one or both days.
January 4 End Date
Work Party: Audubon BirdLoop at Marymoor Park
Marymoor Park
Join us in restoring the native habitat for birds at the Audubon BirdLoop at Marymoor Park in Redmond on the first Saturday of each month from 9 a.m. to noon.
January 5 End Date
Nature Walk: Eastside Park Rangers
Juanita Bay Park
A family-friendly Sunday walk in Kirkland’s Juanita Bay Park
January 8 End Date
Meeting: Conservation Committee
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church
We meet the second Wednesday of the month and welcome first-timers.
January 10 End Date
Birding Walk: Lake Sammamish State Park
Lake Sammamish State Park
A morning to explore a haven for birds and wildlife in Issaquah
January 14 End Date
Meeting: Youth Education Committee
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church
Anyone who enjoys sharing nature with young people is welcome to come to our monthly meeting on the second Tuesday.
January 15 End Date
Birding Trip: Samish Flats
The Samish Flats is an excellent birding spot in winter for raptors (hawks, eagles, falcons), possible Short-eared Owls, waterfowl, and wintering shorebirds.
January 19 End Date
Birding Class: Birds of Puget Sound
Marymoor Park
First session in a four-part course to kick-start your birding year
January 19 End Date
January 20 End Date
Birding Trip: Des Moines to Tacoma
Enjoy the Martin Luther King Day holiday and take advantage of this Washington State Parks "free day" to bird all day long on southeastern Puget Sound.
January 21 End Date
Birding Walk: Juanita Bay Park
Juanita Bay Park
A Ranger-led weekday morning of birding in Kirkland
January 23 End Date
General Meeting & Program
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church
An exhibition of stunning bird photography, plus the Environmentalist of the Year Award and installation of Eastside Audubon officers and directors
January 25 End Date
Birding Trip: West Seattle Shoreline
Bird the shores and waters of West Seattle along Elliot Bay and Puget Sound to Lincoln Park.
January 26 End Date
Birding Class: Birds of Puget Sound
Union Bay Natural Area
Second session in a four-part course to kick-start your birding year
January 27 End Date
Birding the Hot Spots of King County
Meet up in Bellevue and decide where to go birding based on the latest field reports.

February 2014

February 1 End Date
Marymoor Park Work Party
Marymoor Park - Parking Lot G
Join us in restoring the native habitat for birds at the Audubon BirdLoop at Marymoor Park in Redmond on the first Saturday of each month from 9 a.m. to noon.
February 2 End Date
Birding Class: Birds of Puget Sound
Discovery Park
Third session in a four-part course to kick-start your birding year
February 2 End Date
Eastside Park Rangers Nature Walk
Juanita Bay Park
A family-friendly Sunday walk in Kirkland’s Juanita Bay Park
February 8 End Date
Birding Trip: Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge
A Saturday birding trip to enjoy a mix of habitats that attracts diverse bird species
February 9 End Date
Birding Class: Birds of Puget Sound
To be determined
Fourth and final session in a four-part course to kick-start your birding year
February 10 End Date
Birding Walk: Lake Sammamish State Park
Lake Sammamish State Park
A morning to explore a haven for birds and wildlife in Issaquah
February 11 End Date
Meeting: Youth Education Committee
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church
Anyone who enjoys sharing nature with young people is welcome to come to our monthly meeting on the second Tuesday.
February 12 End Date
February 12 End Date
Meeting: Conservation Committee
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church
We meet the second Wednesday of the month and welcome first-timers.
February 13 End Date
Meeting: Photo Group
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church
All skill levels are welcome at our monthly meeting on the second Thursday.
February 14 End Date
Great Backyard Bird Count
Your Own Home!
A citizen science project for the long holiday weekend, perfect for families
February 18 End Date
Birding Walk: Juanita Bay Park
Juanita Bay Park
A Ranger-led weekday morning of birding in Kirkland
February 24 End Date
Birding the Hot Spots of King County
Meet up in Bellevue and decide where to go birding based on the latest field reports.
February 25 End Date
Meeting: Eastside Audubon Board
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church
February 27 End Date
Program: Marbled Murrelet — Recovering a Rare Bird
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church
Everyone has a favorite bird, but what happens when that favorite becomes an obsession?

March 2014

March 1 End Date
Marymoor Park Work Party
Marymoor Park - Parking Lot G
Join us in restoring the native habitat for birds at the Audubon BirdLoop at Marymoor Park in Redmond on the first Saturday of each month from 9 a.m. to noon.
March 2 End Date
Eastside Park Rangers Nature Walk
Juanita Bay Park
A family-friendly Sunday walk in Kirkland’s Juanita Bay Park
March 7 End Date
Great Blue Heron Viewing in Kenmore
Kenmore Park & Ride
Eastside Audubon members will have spotting scopes available starting at 11 a.m. for the public to watch the Great Blue Heron colony at the north end of the Kenmore Park & Ride.
March 7 End Date
Birding Class: Washington Woodpeckers
Twelve woodpecker species inhabit our state from sea level to the boreal forests to the semiarid valleys of eastern Washington. Join Master Birder Brian Bell to explore their world in a classroom session on March 7 and two subsequent field trips.
March 9 End Date
Birding Trip: Montlake Fill
We'll bird the Union Bay Natural Area in Seattle in hope of some early migrants.
March 11 End Date
Meeting: Youth Education Committee
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church
Anyone who enjoys sharing nature with young people is welcome to come to our monthly meeting on the second Tuesday.
March 12 End Date
Meeting: Conservation Committee
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church
We meet the second Wednesday of the month and welcome first-timers.
March 13 End Date
Meeting: Photo Group
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church
All skill levels are welcome at our monthly meeting on the second Thursday.
March 18 End Date
Birding Walk: Juanita Bay Park
Juanita Bay Park
A Ranger-led weekday morning of birding in Kirkland
March 22 End Date
Birding Trip: Theler Wetlands Via Southworth
Past Eastside Audubon trips on this route have seen as many as 150 bird species!
March 24 End Date
Birding the Hot Spots of King County
Meet up in Bellevue and decide where to go birding based on the latest field reports.
March 25 End Date
Birding Walk: Lake Sammamish State Park
Lake Sammamish State Park
A morning to explore a haven for birds and wildlife in Issaquah
March 27 End Date
Program: The Music of Nature with Martyn Stewart
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church
Eastside Audubon member Martyn Stewart will again share his passion for recording the sounds of nature.

April 2014

April 5 End Date
Birding Trip: Ellensburg to Vantage
Tibbetts Park & Ride
Spend a Saturday birding east of the Cascades in varied habitats: riparian, forest, and farm
April 5 End Date
Marymoor Park Work Party
Marymoor Park - Parking Lot G
Join us in restoring the native habitat for birds at the Audubon BirdLoop at Marymoor Park in Redmond on the first Saturday of each month from 9 a.m. to noon.
April 6 End Date
Eastside Park Rangers Nature Walk
Juanita Bay Park
A family-friendly Sunday walk in Kirkland’s Juanita Bay Park
April 8 End Date
Birding Class: Spring Shorebirds, Session 1
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church
For the beginning or intermediate birder who'd like to get to know our shorebirds better and learn their astonishing migration stories
April 8 End Date
Meeting: Youth Education Committee
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church
Anyone who enjoys sharing nature with young people is welcome to come to our monthly meeting on the second Tuesday.
April 9 End Date
Birding Class: Spring Shorebirds, Session 2
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church
For the beginning or intermediate birder who'd like to get to know our shorebirds better and learn their astonishing migration stories
April 9 End Date
Meeting: Conservation Committee
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church
We meet the second Wednesday of the month and welcome first-timers.
April 10 End Date
Meeting: Photo Group
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church
All skill levels are welcome at our monthly meeting on the second Thursday.
April 12 End Date
Family Birding Walk: Juanita Bay Park
Juanita Bay Park
A Saturday-morning walk for all ages in Kirkland's wildlife-rich park on Lake Washington
April 12 End Date
Volunteer Appreciation Dinner
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church
Bring your family to celebrate and thank our volunteers for their extraordinary commitment and accomplishments during 2013.
April 15 End Date
Birding Walk: Juanita Bay Park
Juanita Bay Park
A Ranger-led weekday morning of birding in Kirkland
April 18 End Date
Birding Walk: Lake Sammamish State Park
Lake Sammamish State Park
A morning to explore a haven for birds and wildlife in Issaquah
April 23 End Date
Birding Trip: Grays Harbor
Late April is the traditional time for breeding shorebirds to be coming north. We will try to hit many of the hot spots in search of interesting shorebirds.
April 27 End Date
Heritage Park Eagle Nest Viewing
Heritage Park
Come to Heritage Park in Kirkland for close-up views of the Bald Eagles' nest! Eastside Audubon members will be there with their spotting scopes.
April 28 End Date
Birding the Hot Spots of King County
Meet up in Bellevue and decide where to go birding based on the latest field reports.

May 2014

May 1 End Date
Birdathon!
Eastside Audubon's annual monthlong fundraiser
May 3 End Date
Birding Trip: Vashon Island
Vashon Island presents a wealth of birding opportunities in May.
May 3 End Date
Marymoor Park Work Party
Marymoor Park, Lot G
Join us in restoring the native habitat for birds at the Audubon BirdLoop at Marymoor Park in Redmond on the first Saturday of each month from 9 a.m. to noon.
May 4 End Date
Eastside Park Rangers Nature Walk
Juanita Bay Park
A family-friendly Sunday walk in Kirkland’s Juanita Bay Park
May 8 End Date
Photo Group
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church
All skill levels are welcome at our monthly meeting on the second Thursday.
May 10 End Date
Dawn Chorus Walk: Mercer Slough
Mercer Slough
Morning birdsong is a special treat, and spring is a wonderful time to hear a wide variety of songs from migrating and resident birds.
May 10 End Date
Birding Trip: Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge
The Nisqually NWR offers a diverse combination of habitats and birds.
May 13 End Date
Birding Trip: Snoqualmie Valley
Spring should be good for birding along the Snoqualmie Valley Trail.
May 13 End Date
Meeting: Youth Education Committee
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church
Anyone who enjoys sharing nature with young people is welcome to come to our monthly meeting on the second Tuesday.
May 13 End Date
Rufous Hummingbirds — A Special Presentation
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church
International School student Julia Stafford presents the findings of her senior project.
May 14 End Date
Meeting: Conservation Committee
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church
We meet the second Wednesday of the month and welcome first-timers.
May 17 End Date
Birding Trip: Robinson Canyon
Very birdy, Robinson Canyon is located in the L.T. Murray State Wildlife Recreation Area in Kittitas County.
May 17 End Date
Birding Trip: Discovery Park
One of the leader’s favorite parks for birding in Seattle
May 20 End Date
Birding Walk: Juanita Bay Park
Juanita Bay Park
Monthly walk on the third Tuesday to see what birds are in the park and on the bay.
May 21 End Date
Birding Walk: Lake Sammamish State Park
Lake Sammamish State Park
A morning to explore a haven for birds and wildlife in Issaquah
May 22 End Date
Program: Fill of Joy, with Constance Sidles
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church
What if you were called upon to justify your birding? After 28 years visiting the Montlake Fill almost daily, Constance Sidles starts the conversation with readings from her newest book.
May 25 End Date
Heritage Park Eagle Nest Viewing
Heritage Park
Come the end of May, we should be able to get good looks at this year's young on the Bald Eagle nest at Heritage Park in Kirkland.
May 26 End Date
Birding the Hot Spots of King County
Meet up in Bellevue and decide where to go birding based on the latest field reports.
May 31 End Date
Family Birding Walk: Lake Hills Trail
Lake Hills Trail
See and hear the birds of spring on this easy Saturday-morning walk in Bellevue.

June 2014

June 1 End Date
Eastside Park Rangers Nature Walk
Juanita Bay Park
A family-friendly Sunday walk in Kirkland’s Juanita Bay Park
June 7 End Date
Birding Trip: Kittitas County
We’ll be looking for passerines, woodpeckers, raptors, and sage birds on this birding trip to the other side of the Cascades.
June 7 End Date
Marymoor Park Work Party
Marymoor Park, Lot G
Join us in restoring the native habitat for birds at the Audubon BirdLoop at Marymoor Park in Redmond on the first Saturday of each month from 9 a.m. to noon.
June 10 End Date
Meeting: Youth Education Committee
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church
Anyone who enjoys sharing nature with young people is welcome to come to our monthly meeting on the second Tuesday.
June 11 End Date
Meeting: Conservation Committee
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church
We meet the second Wednesday of the month and welcome first-timers.
June 12 End Date
Photo Group
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church
All skill levels are welcome at our monthly meeting on the second Thursday.
June 14 End Date
Family Birding Walk: Lake Sammamish State Park
Lake Sammamish State Park
Make the most of a no-fee day at Lake Sammamish State Park as we search for baby ducks and woodpeckers.
June 17 End Date
Birding Walk: Juanita Bay Park
Juanita Bay Park
A Ranger-led weekday morning of birding in Kirkland
June 23 End Date
Birding Walk: Lake Sammamish State Park
Lake Sammamish State Park
A morning to explore a haven for birds and wildlife in Issaquah
June 23 End Date
Birding the Hot Spots of King County
Meet up in Bellevue and decide where to go birding based on the latest field reports.
June 26 End Date
Program: Birding Seattle's Green Lake, with Martin Muller
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church
Master Birder Martin Muller makes a return visit to Eastside Audubon to share his passion for one of the Emerald City's urban birding gems.

July 2014

July 5 End Date
See the Marymoor Park Baby Herons!
Marymoor Park
Come to Redmond on a Saturday morning and get close-up looks at the noisy colony of Great Blue Herons and their young ones.
July 5 End Date
Marymoor Park Work Party
West Lake Sammamish Parkway NE
Join us in restoring the native habitat for birds at the Audubon BirdLoop at Marymoor Park in Redmond on the first Saturday of each month from 9 a.m. to noon.
July 6 End Date
Eastside Park Rangers Nature Walk
Juanita Bay Park
A family-friendly Sunday walk in Kirkland’s Juanita Bay Park
July 8 End Date
Meeting: Youth Education Committee
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church
Anyone who enjoys sharing nature with young people is welcome to come to our monthly meeting on the second Tuesday.
July 9 End Date
Meeting: Conservation Committee
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church
For people who care about wildlife and bird conservation and habitat preservation in the Puget Sound region and beyond
July 10 End Date
Photo Group
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church
For people who enjoy making and looking at photographs of birds and nature
July 12 End Date
Birding Trip: Hurricane Ridge & Ediz Hook to Sequim
Starts at Olympic National Park
Our annual Olympic Peninsula wildflower weekend overnighter, featuring views, birds, and varied wildlife.
July 15 End Date
Birding Walk: Lake Sammamish State Park
Lake Sammamish State Park
A morning to explore a haven for birds and wildlife in Issaquah
July 15 End Date
Birding Walk: Juanita Bay Park
Juanita Bay Park
A morning walk with an Eastside Park Ranger to see what birds are in the park and on Juanita Bay
July 19 End Date
Birding Trip: Rattlesnake & Christmas Lakes & Three Forks
Short birding hikes at two lovely parks at the foot of the Cascades near North Bend
July 28 End Date
Birding the Hot Spots of King County
Meet up in Bellevue and decide where to go birding based on the latest field reports.

August 2014

August 2 End Date
Marymoor Park Work Party
Marymoor Park
Join us in restoring the native habitat for birds at the Audubon BirdLoop at Marymoor Park in Redmond on the first Saturday of each month from 9 a.m. to noon.
August 3 End Date
Eastside Park Rangers Nature Walk
Juanita Bay Park
A family-friendly Sunday walk in Kirkland’s Juanita Bay Park
August 12 End Date
Birding Trip: Whidbey Island
Whidbey Island is a good birding spot any time of year.
August 13 End Date
Birding Walk: Lake Sammamish State Park
Lake Sammamish State Park
A morning to explore a haven for birds and wildlife in Issaquah
August 13 End Date
Meeting: Conservation Committee
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church
For people who care about preserving bird and wildlife conservation and habitat preservation in the Puget Sound region and beyond
August 14 End Date
Photo Group
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church
For people who enjoy making and looking at photographs of birds and nature
August 16 End Date
Birding Trip: Mount Rainier National Park
A Saturday trip to Mount Rainier National Park for birds, wildflowers, and views
August 19 End Date
Birding Walk: Juanita Bay Park
Juanita Bay Park
A morning walk with an Eastside Park Ranger to see what birds are in the park and on Juanita Bay
August 25 End Date
Birding the Hot Spots of King County
Meet up in Bellevue and decide where to go birding based on the latest field reports.

September 2014

September 6 End Date
Marymoor Park Work Party
Marymoor Park
Join us in restoring the native habitat for birds at the Audubon BirdLoop at Marymoor Park in Redmond on the first Saturday of each month from 9 a.m. to noon.
September 7 End Date
Eastside Park Rangers Nature Walk
Juanita Bay Park
A family-friendly Sunday walk in Kirkland’s Juanita Bay Park
September 9 End Date
Birding Trip: Grays Harbor
September can be a time of lots of shorebirds in the Grays Harbor area.
September 9 End Date
Youth Education Committee
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church
Anyone who enjoys sharing nature with young people is welcome to come to our monthly meeting on the second Tuesday.
September 10 End Date
Conservation Committee Meeting
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church
For people who care about preserving bird and wildlife conservation and habitat preservation in the Puget Sound region and beyond
September 11 End Date
Photo Group
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church
For people who enjoy making and looking at photographs of birds and nature
September 16 End Date
Birding Walk: Juanita Bay Park
Juanita Bay Park
A morning walk with an Eastside Park Ranger to see what birds are in the park and on Juanita Bay
September 22 End Date
Birding the Hot Spots of King County
Meet up in Bellevue and decide where to go birding based on the latest field reports.
September 24 End Date
Birding Walk: Lake Sammamish State Park
Lake Sammamish State Park
A morning to explore a haven for birds and wildlife in Issaquah
September 25 End Date
Program: The Pantanal of Brazil, with Dennis Paulson
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church
Dennis Paulson returns to Eastside Audubon with a new program on one of the world's largest tropical wetland areas.
September 27 End Date
Family Birding Walk: Snoqualmie Valley Trail
McCormick Park
A Saturday stroll in Duvall, paced for young ones

October 2014

October 4 End Date
Marymoor Park Work Party
Marymoor Park
Help restore and maintain the native habitat for birds at the Audubon BirdLoop at Marymoor Park in Redmond on the first Saturday of each month from 9 a.m. to noon.
October 4 End Date
Family Birding Walk: Marymoor Park
Marymoor Park
A kid-friendly walk on a Saturday morning at Marymoor Park in Redmond
October 5 End Date
Nature Walk: Eastside Park Rangers
Juanita Bay Park
A family-friendly Sunday walk in Kirkland's Juanita Bay Park
October 8 End Date
Conservation Committee
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church
For people who care about preserving bird and wildlife conservation and habitat preservation in the Puget Sound region and beyond
October 9 End Date
Photo Group
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church
For people who enjoy making and looking at photographs of birds and nature
October 14 End Date
Youth Education Committee
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church
Anyone who enjoys sharing nature with young people is welcome at our monthly meeting on the second Tuesday.
October 15 End Date
Birding Trip: Whidbey Island
October birding on Whidbey Island should find returning waterfowl, loons, grebes, alcids, and gulls.
October 21 End Date
Birding Walk: Lake Sammamish State Park
Lake Sammamish State Park
A morning to explore a haven for birds and wildlife in Issaquah
October 21 End Date
Birding Walk: Juanita Bay Park
Juanita Bay Park
A morning walk with an Eastside Park Ranger to see what birds are in the park and on Juanita Bay
October 23 End Date
Program: Birds, Backyard Habitat and Beyond
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church
A film by local artist Craig Johnson and writer Joy Johnson opens a window into bird behavior and offers the inspiration to create your own bird friendly garden.
October 25 End Date
Birding Trip: Fox Island to Key Peninsula
A Saturday birding trip to the south end of Puget Sound
October 27 End Date
Birding the Hot Spots of King County
Meet up in Bellevue and decide where to go birding based on the latest field reports.

November 2014

November 1 End Date
Marymoor Park Work Party
Marymoor Park - Parking Lot G
Help restore and maintain the native habitat for birds at the Audubon BirdLoop at Marymoor Park in Redmond on the first Saturday of each month from 9 a.m. to noon.
November 2 End Date
Nature Walk: Eastside Park Rangers
Juanita Bay Park
A family-friendly Sunday walk in Kirkland’s Juanita Bay Park
November 11 End Date
Meeting: Youth Education Committee
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church
Anyone who enjoys sharing nature with young people is welcome at our monthly meeting on the second Tuesday.
November 12 End Date
Meeting: Conservation Committee
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church
For people who care about preserving bird and wildlife conservation and habitat preservation in the Puget Sound region and beyond
November 13 End Date
Meeting: Photo Group
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church
For people who enjoy making and looking at photographs of birds and nature
November 18 End Date
Birding Walk: Lake Sammamish State Park
Lake Sammamish State Park
A morning to explore a haven for birds and wildlife in Issaquah
November 18 End Date
Birding Walk: Juanita Bay Park
Juanita Bay Park
A morning walk with an Eastside Park Ranger to see what birds are in the park and on Juanita Bay
November 20 End Date
Chapter Election Meeting
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church
Annual election of Eastside Audubon directors will take place before the speaker program.
November 20 End Date
Program: Birding in Zambia and Beyond
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church
Eastside Audubon’s own Hugh Jennings describes his travels to this southern African nation to see birds and more.
November 24 End Date
Birding the Hot Spots of King County
Meet up in Bellevue and decide where to go birding based on the latest field reports.

December 2014

December 6 End Date
Birding Trip: Green Lake, Seattle
Spend a Saturday morning with the foremost authority on birding Green Lake in Seattle.
December 6 End Date
Work Party: Audubon BirdLoop at Marymoor Park
Marymoor Park, Lot G
Help restore and maintain the native habitat for birds at the Audubon BirdLoop at Marymoor Park in Redmond on the first Saturday of each month from 9 a.m. to noon.
December 7 End Date
Nature Walk: Eastside Park Rangers
Juanita Bay Park
A family-friendly Sunday walk in Kirkland’s Juanita Bay Park
December 9 End Date
Birding Trip: Marrowstone Island – Port Townsend
We'll be searching the northeast corner of the Olympic Peninsula for everything from alcids to waterfowl.
December 10 End Date
Meeting: Conservation Committee
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church
For people who care about bird and wildlife conservation and habitat preservation in the Puget Sound region and beyond
December 11 End Date
Meeting: Photo Group
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church
For people who enjoy making and looking at photographs of birds and nature
December 16 End Date
Birding Walk: Juanita Bay Park
Juanita Bay Park
A morning walk with an Eastside Park Ranger to see what birds are in the park and on the bay
December 20 End Date
Christmas Bird Count and Dinner
Eastside Audubon's big day of birding for science is December 20. Count birds on your own or as part of an EAS team, then join us for a celebration dinner.
December 22 End Date
Birding the Hot Spots of King County
Meet up in Bellevue and decide where to go birding based on the latest field reports.
December 23 End Date
Birding Walk: Lake Sammamish State Park
Lake Sammamish State Park
A morning to explore a haven for birds and wildlife in Issaquah

January 2015

January 1 End Date
New Year's Day Birding Walk: Marymoor Park
Marymoor Park
Get your annual bird list off to a good start with this New Year’s Day walk!
January 3 End Date
Work Party: Audubon BirdLoop at Marymoor Park
Marymoor Park, Lot G
Help restore and maintain the native habitat for birds at the Audubon BirdLoop at Marymoor Park in Redmond on the first Saturday of each month from 9 a.m. to noon.
January 4 End Date
Nature Walk: Eastside Park Rangers
Juanita Bay Park
A family-friendly Sunday walk in Kirkland’s Juanita Bay Park
January 7 End Date
Birding Trip: Samish and Skagit Flats
Winter is a great time to see a wide variety of birds up on the Samish and Skagit Flats.
January 8 End Date
Meeting: Photo Group
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church
For people who enjoy making and looking at photographs of birds and nature
January 13 End Date
Meeting: Youth Education Committee
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church
Anyone who enjoys sharing nature with young people is welcome at our monthly meeting on the second Tuesday.
January 14 End Date
Meeting: Conservation Committee
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church
For people who care about bird and wildlife conservation and habitat preservation in the Puget Sound region and beyond
January 17 End Date
Family Birding Walk: Juanita Bay Park
Juanita Bay Park
A family-friendly walk on a Saturday morning at Juanita Bay Park in Kirkland
January 19 End Date
Birding Trip: Whidbey Island
We'll observe the Martin Luther King Day holiday birding together on Whidbey Island.
January 20 End Date
Birding Walk: Juanita Bay Park
Juanita Bay Park
A morning walk with an Eastside Park Ranger to see what birds are in the park and on Juanita Bay
January 22 End Date
Volunteer Appreciation Dinner
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church
Honor Eastside Audubon volunteers and the Environmentalist of the Year at a potluck dinner featuring a show of work by our Photo Group.
January 24 End Date
Birding Trip: Green Lake, Seattle
Spend a Saturday morning with the foremost authority on birding Green Lake in Seattle.
January 26 End Date
Birding the Hot Spots of King County
Meet up in Bellevue and decide where to go birding based on the latest field reports.
January 27 End Date
Birding Walk: Lake Sammamish State Park
Lake Sammamish State Park
A morning to explore a haven for birds and wildlife in Issaquah
January 31 End Date
Birding Trip: West Seattle Shoreline
Bird the shores and waters of West Seattle along Elliot Bay and Puget Sound to Lincoln Park.

February 2015

February 1 End Date
Birding Class: Birds of Puget Sound
Marymoor Park,
First session in a four-part course to build your skills
February 1 End Date
Nature Walk: Eastside Park Rangers
Juanita Bay Park
A family-friendly Sunday walk in Kirkland’s Juanita Bay Park
February 7 End Date
Work Party: Audubon BirdLoop at Marymoor Park
Marymoor Park, Lot G
Help restore and maintain the native habitat for birds at the Audubon BirdLoop at Marymoor Park in Redmond on the first Saturday of each month from 9 a.m. to noon.
February 10 End Date
Birding Trip: Samish and Skagit Flats
Winter is a great time to see a wide variety of birds on the Samish and Skagit Flats.
February 10 End Date
Meeting: Youth Education Committee
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church
Anyone who enjoys sharing nature with young people is welcome at our monthly meeting on the second Tuesday.
February 11 End Date
Meeting: Conservation Committee
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church
For people who care about bird and wildlife conservation and habitat preservation in the Puget Sound region and beyond
February 12 End Date
Meeting: Photo Group
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church
For people who enjoy making and looking at photographs of birds and nature
February 13 End Date
Great Backyard Bird Count
Your own home!
A citizen science project for the long holiday weekend, perfect for families
February 17 End Date
Birding Walk: Juanita Bay Park
Juanita Bay Park
Take a relaxed birding walk at Juanita Bay Park in Kirkland
February 18 End Date
Audubon Advocacy Day in Olympia
Olympia
Help us build a strong voice for birds this legislative session!
February 21 End Date
Birding Trip: Samish and Skagit Flats
A second February trip to see a wide variety of birds on the Samish and Skagit Flats.
February 23 End Date
Birding the Hot Spots of King County
Meet up in Bellevue and decide where to go birding based on the latest field reports.
February 26 End Date
Program: Audubon Climate Report
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church
Audubon Washington's Trina Bayard and Jen Syrowitz will talk about the findings of the Audubon Birds and Climate Change Report.
February 27 End Date
Birding Walk: Lake Sammamish State Park
Lake Sammamish State Park
A morning to explore a haven for birds and wildlife in Issaquah

March 2015

March 1 End Date
Nature Walk: Eastside Park Rangers
Juanita Bay Park
A family-friendly Sunday walk in Kirkland’s Juanita Bay Park
March 6 End Date
Great Blue Heron Viewing in Kenmore
Kenmore Park & Ride
Eastside Audubon members will have spotting scopes available starting at 11 a.m. for the public to watch the Great Blue Heron colony at the north end of the Kenmore Park & Ride.
March 7 End Date
Spring Cleaning at Marymoor Park
Marymoor Park, Lot G
Help restore and maintain the native habitat for birds at the Audubon BirdLoop at Marymoor Park in Redmond on the first Saturday of each month from 9 a.m. to noon.
March 10 End Date
Meeting: Youth Education Committee
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church
Anyone who enjoys sharing nature with young people is welcome at our monthly meeting on the second Tuesday.
March 11 End Date
Meeting: Conservation Committee
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church
For people who care about bird and wildlife conservation and habitat preservation in the Puget Sound region and beyond
March 12 End Date
Meeting: Photo Group
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church
For people who enjoy making and looking at photographs of birds and nature
March 15 End Date
Birding Trip: Kittitas County Sage Birds
A day trip to the dry side of the Washington.
March 17 End Date
Birding Walk: Juanita Bay Park
Juanita Bay Park
Take a relaxed birding walk at Juanita Bay Park in Kirkland
March 21 End Date
Birding Walk: Discovery Park
Discovery Park
A favorite Seattle area location for watching birds
March 23 End Date
Birding the Hot Spots of King County
Meet up in Bellevue and decide where to go birding based on the latest field reports.
March 25 End Date
Birding Walk: Lake Sammamish State Park
Lake Sammamish State Park
A morning to explore a haven for birds and wildlife in Issaquah
March 26 End Date
Program: A Visit to Alaska’s Pribilof Islands
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church
Local scientist Houston Flores shows his documentary film of a summer spent monitoring seabirds on these remote islands.
March 29 End Date
Plant Walk at Juanita Bay Park
Juanita Bay Park
A walk and close-up look at native plants.

April 2015

April 4 End Date
Work Party: Audubon BirdLoop at Marymoor Park
Marymoor Park, Lot G
Help restore and maintain the native habitat for birds at the Audubon BirdLoop at Marymoor Park in Redmond on the first Saturday of each month from 9 a.m. to noon.
April 5 End Date
Nature Walk: Eastside Park Rangers
Juanita Bay Park
A family-friendly Sunday walk in Kirkland’s Juanita Bay Park
April 8 End Date
Meeting: Conservation Committee
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church
For people who care about bird and wildlife conservation and habitat preservation in the Puget Sound region and beyond
April 9 End Date
Meeting: Photo Group
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church
For people who enjoy making and looking at photographs of birds and nature
April 14 End Date
Birding Trip: Sequim
A one-day birding trip to the Olympic and Kitsap Peninsulas
April 14 End Date
Meeting: Youth Education Committee
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church
Anyone who enjoys sharing nature with young people is welcome at our monthly meeting on the second Tuesday.
April 18 End Date
Birding Walk: Union Bay Natural Area (Montlake Fill)
Go birding in this island of wild in the midst of Seattle's urbanity
April 18 End Date
Birding Trip: Ellensburg/Robinson Canyon
A trip to eastern Washington though several habitat areas, providing views of dry-side birds and early spring flowers
April 18 End Date
Family Birding Walk: Juanita Bay Park
Juanita Bay Park
A family-friendly walk on a Saturday morning at Juanita Bay Park in Kirkland
April 21 End Date
Birding Walk: Juanita Bay Park
Juanita Bay Park
Take a relaxed birding walk at Juanita Bay Park in Kirkland
April 23 End Date
Program: Gardening for Wildlife in a (Mostly) Native Landscape
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church
Learn how your landscape can work for wildlife and people
April 27 End Date
Birding the Hot Spots of King County
Meet up in Bellevue and decide where to go birding based on the latest field reports
April 29 End Date
Birding Walk: Lake Sammamish State Park
Lake Sammamish State Park
A morning to explore a haven for birds and wildlife in Issaquah

May 2015

May 2 End Date
Work Party: Audubon BirdLoop at Marymoor Park
Marymoor Park, Lot G
Help restore and maintain the native habitat for birds at the Audubon BirdLoop at Marymoor Park in Redmond on the first Saturday of each month from 9 a.m. to noon.
May 3 End Date
Birding Walk: Rattlesnake and Christmas Lakes
A Birdathon event: $25 donation to Eastside Audubon requested
May 9 End Date
Birding walk: Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge
A Birdathon event: $25 donation to Eastside Audubon requested
May 12 End Date
Meeting: Youth Education Committee
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church
Anyone who enjoys sharing nature with young people is welcome at our monthly meeting on the second Tuesday.
May 13 End Date
Meeting: Conservation Committee
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church
For people who care about bird and wildlife conservation and habitat preservation in the Puget Sound region and beyond
May 14 End Date
Meeting: Photo Group
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church
For people who enjoy making and looking at photographs of birds and nature
May 15 End Date
Birding walk: Lake Sammamish State Park
Lake Sammamish State Park
A Birdathon event: $25 donation to Eastside Audubon requested
May 16 End Date
Birding trip: Grays Harbor
A Birdathon event: $25 donation to Eastside Audubon requested
May 16 End Date
Birding walk: Mercer Slough Nature Park
A Birdathon event: $25 donation to Eastside Audubon requested
May 17 End Date
Birdathon Brunch at the McGruder's
Kirkland
A Birdathon event: $50 donation to Eastside Audubon requested.
May 17 End Date
Presentation at Mercer Slough
Mercer Slough Visitor Center
Hear Hugh Jennings talk about the birds of Zambia and then go on a walk at Mercer Slough.
May 18 End Date
Malheur National Wildlife Refuge
A weeklong trip to one of Roger Tory Peterson's top 10 U.S. birding destinations
May 19 End Date
Birding Walk: Juanita Bay Park
Juanita Bay Park
Take a relaxed birding walk at Juanita Bay Park in Kirkland
May 23 End Date
Birding trip: Vashon Island
A Birdathon event: $25 donation to Eastside Audubon requested
May 23 End Date
Family Bird Walk: Lake Hills Greenbelt
Lake Hills Greenbelt
A family-friendly Saturday walk at Lake Hills Greenbelt
May 25 End Date
Birding the Hot Spots of King County
Meet up in Bellevue and decide where to go birding based on the latest field reports
May 28 End Date
Program: The Urban Bestiary, with Lyanda Lynn Haupt
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church
Local nature writer Lyanda Haupt will speak about her latest book and the wildlife that lives all around us.
May 30 End Date
Birding hike: Robinson Canyon
A Birdathon event: $25 donation to Eastside Audubon requested

June 2015

June 6 End Date
Work Party: Audubon BirdLoop at Marymoor Park
Marymoor Park, Lot G
Help restore and maintain the native habitat for birds at the Audubon BirdLoop at Marymoor Park in Redmond on the first Saturday of each month from 9 a.m. to noon.
June 7 End Date
Nature Walk: Eastside Park Rangers
Juanita Bay Park
A family-friendly Sunday walk in Kirkland’s Juanita Bay Park
June 9 End Date
Meeting: Youth Education Committee
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church
Anyone who enjoys sharing nature with young people is welcome at our monthly meeting on the second Tuesday.
June 10 End Date
Meeting: Conservation Committee
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church
For people who care about bird and wildlife conservation and habitat preservation in the Puget Sound region and beyond
June 11 End Date
Meeting: Photo Group
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church
For people who enjoy making and looking at photographs of birds and nature
June 13 End Date
International Migratory Bird Day
Juanita Bay Park
Celebrate the marvel of migration with Eastside Audubon
June 14 End Date
Plant Walk at Juanita Bay Park
Juanita Bay Park
A walk and close-up look at native plants
June 16 End Date
Birding Walk: Juanita Bay Park
Juanita Bay Park
Take a relaxed birding walk at Juanita Bay Park in Kirkland
June 20 End Date
Family Birding Walk: Marymoor Park
Marymoor Park, Lot G
Introduce your kids to the fun of birding
June 22 End Date
Birding the Hot Spots of King County
Meet up in Bellevue and decide where to go birding based on the latest field reports
June 24 End Date
Birding Walk: Lake Sammamish State Park
Lake Sammamish State Park
A morning to explore a haven for birds and wildlife in Issaquah
June 25 End Date
Program: Why Farmers and Environmentalists Need Each Other
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church
Activist Don Stuart talks about how the ongoing farmer-environmentalist dispute is crippling agriculture and preventing needed progress on the environment

July 2015

July 5 End Date
Nature Walk: Eastside Park Rangers
Juanita Bay Park
A family-friendly Sunday walk in Kirkland’s Juanita Bay Park
July 7 End Date
Meeting: Youth Education Committee
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church
Anyone who enjoys sharing nature with young people is welcome at our monthly meeting on the second Tuesday
July 8 End Date
Meeting: Conservation Committee
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church
For people who care about bird and wildlife conservation and habitat preservation in the Puget Sound region and beyond
July 9 End Date
Meeting: Photo Group
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church
For people who enjoy making and looking at photographs of birds and nature
July 11 End Date
Birding Trip: Hurricane Ridge and Ediz Hook to Sequim
Our annual Olympic Peninsula wildflower trip featuring views, birds, and varied wildlife
July 21 End Date
Birding Walk: Juanita Bay Park
Juanita Bay Park
Take a relaxed birding walk at Juanita Bay Park in Kirkland
July 22 End Date
Birding Walk: Lake Sammamish State Park
Lake Sammamish State Park
A morning to explore a haven for birds and wildlife in Issaquah
July 27 End Date
Birding the Hot Spots of King County
Meet up in Bellevue and decide where to go birding based on the latest field reports

August 2015

August 2 End Date
Nature Walk: Eastside Park Rangers
Juanita Bay Park
A family-friendly Sunday walk in Kirkland’s Juanita Bay Park
August 11 End Date
Fall Shorebird Identification Class
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church
Class for the beginning to intermediate birder, with instructor Tim Boyer. One class and one field trip.
August 15 End Date
Birding Trip: Mt. Rainier National Park - Sunrise
A Saturday trip to Mount Rainier National Park for birds, wildflowers, and views
August 15 End Date
Birding Walk: Juanita Bay Park
Juanita Bay Park
Take a relaxed birding walk at Juanita Bay Park in Kirkland
August 17 End Date
Birding Walk: Lake Sammamish State Park
Lake Sammamish State Park
A morning to explore a haven for birds and wildlife in Issaquah
August 24 End Date
Birding the Hot Spots of King County
Meet up in Bellevue and decide where to go birding based on the latest field reports

September 2015

September 5 End Date
Work Party: Audubon BirdLoop at Marymoor Park
Marymoor Park, Lot G
Help restore and maintain the native habitat for birds at the Audubon BirdLoop at Marymoor Park in Redmond on the first Saturday of each month from 9 a.m. to noon.
September 6 End Date
Juanita Bay Park Interpretive Tour
Juanita Bay Park
Eastside Rangers lead an easy 1-hour walk
September 8 End Date
Meeting: Youth Education Committee
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church
Anyone who enjoys sharing nature with young people is welcome at our monthly meeting on the second Tuesday.
September 9 End Date
Meeting: Conservation Committee
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church
For people who care about bird and wildlife conservation and habitat preservation in the Puget Sound region and beyond
September 10 End Date
Meeting: Photo Group
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church
For people who enjoy making and looking at photographs of birds and nature
September 15 End Date
Birding Walk: Juanita Bay Park
Juanita Bay Park
Take a relaxed birding walk at Juanita Bay Park in Kirkland
September 16 End Date
Grays Harbor County (limit 11)
Newport Hills P&R (exit 9 on I-405)
Early fall is a good time for migrating shorebirds in Grays Harbor County.
September 19 End Date
Bellevue Botanical Garden Walk
Bellevue Botanical Garden
We will walk the Botanical Gardens and view the flower gardens, travel through the woods, including a bridge over a ravine.
September 24 End Date
Program: Welcome to Subirdia, with John Marzluff
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church
University of Washington professor John Marzluff will talk about his latest book and the birds that have made a home in the suburbs
September 25 End Date
Lake Sammamish State Park
Lake Sammamish State Park
A morning to explore a haven for birds and wildlife in Issaquah
September 28 End Date
Birding the Hot Spots of King County
King County
Monthly field trip on fourth Monday of the month to wherever the birds are.

October 2015

October 3 End Date
Work Party: Audubon BirdLoop at Marymoor Park
Marymoor Park, Lot G
Help restore and maintain the native habitat for birds at the Audubon BirdLoop at Marymoor Park in Redmond on the first Saturday of each month from 9 a.m. to noon.
October 4 End Date
Juanita Bay Park Interpretive Tour
Juanita Bay Park
Eastside Rangers lead an easy 1-hour walk
October 17 End Date
Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge
Nisqually NWR
Nisqually NWR offers a diverse combination of habitats and birds.
October 19 End Date
Lake Sammamish State Park
Lake Sammamish State Park
A morning to explore a haven for birds and wildlife in Issaquah
October 20 End Date
Juanita Bay Park Bird Walk
Juanita Bay Park
A relaxed walk in the Park, seeing what birds are in the area
October 22 End Date
Author and Biologist Thor Hanson presents: "Feathers" and "The Triumph of Seeds"
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church
Feathers are an evolutionary marvel: aerodynamic, insulating, beguiling.
October 26 End Date
Birding the Hot Spots of King County
Monthly field trip on fourth Monday of the month to wherever the birds are.

November 2015

November 1 End Date
Work Party: Audubon BirdLoop at Marymoor Park
Marymoor Park, Lot G
Help restore and maintain the native habitat for birds at the Audubon BirdLoop at Marymoor Park in Redmond on the first Saturday of each month from 9 a.m. to noon.
November 8 End Date
Mercer Slough Nature Park, Bellevue
Mercer Slough Nature Park
An easy walk through wetland trails.
November 10 End Date
Meeting: Youth Education Committee
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church
Anyone who enjoys sharing nature with young people is welcome at our monthly meeting on the second Tuesday.
November 11 End Date
Meeting: Conservation Committee
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church
For people who care about bird and wildlife conservation and habitat preservation in the Puget Sound region and beyond
November 12 End Date
Meeting: Photo Group
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church
For people who enjoy making and looking at photographs of birds and nature
November 14 End Date
Skagit Flats Field Trip
Skagit Flats
A fall trip to the tidal flats and waterways of Skagit County
November 18 End Date
Lake Sammamish State Park
Lake Sammamish State Park
A morning to explore a haven for birds and wildlife in Issaquah
November 19 End Date
Dennis Paulson shares photos and stories from Nova Scotia and Newfoundland
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church
Join Dennis Paulson as he shares his photographs and stories of a summer trip with Netta Smith to Nova Scotia and Newfoundland in June 2014.
November 21 End Date
Juanita Bay Park Bird Photography
Juanita Bay Park, Kirkland
Juanita Bay Park contains a wealth of bird photography opportunities all year long.
November 28 End Date
Learn the Ducks at Juanita Bay Park
Juanita Bay Park, Kirkland
Come walk the park and learn to I.D. ducks with Nancy

December 2015

December 5 End Date
Green Lake
Green Lake
Walk Green Lake with expert birder Martin Muller
December 5 End Date
Work Party: Audubon BirdLoop at Marymoor Park
Marymoor Park, Lot G
Help restore and maintain the native habitat for birds at the Audubon BirdLoop at Marymoor Park in Redmond on the first Saturday of each month from 9 a.m. to noon. (No work party is scheduled for January 2016.)
December 6 End Date
Juanita Bay Park Interpretive Tour
Juanita Bay Park
Eastside Rangers lead an easy 1-hour walk
December 9 End Date
Samish & Skagit Flats
December is a great time for raptors and waterfowl in the Samish and Skagit Flats.
December 9 End Date
Meeting: Conservation Committee
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church
For people who care about bird and wildlife conservation and habitat preservation in the Puget Sound region and beyond
December 10 End Date
Meeting: Photo Group
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church
For people who enjoy making and looking at photographs of birds and nature
December 15 End Date
Juanita Bay Park Bird Walk
Juanita Bay Park
A relaxed walk in the Park, seeing what birds are in the area
December 16 End Date
Lake Sammamish State Park
Lake Sammamish State Park
A morning to explore a haven for birds and wildlife in Issaquah
December 19 End Date
Christmas Bird Count and Dinner
Eastside Audubon's big day of birding for science is December 19. Count birds on your own or as part of an EAS team, then join us for a celebration dinner.
December 28 End Date
Birding the Hot Spots of King County
Monthly field trip on fourth Monday of the month to wherever the birds are.

January 2016

January 3 End Date
Juanita Bay Park Interpretive Tour
Juanita Bay Park
Eastside Rangers lead an easy 1-hour walk
January 5 End Date
Education Committee
EAS office
January 9 End Date
George C. Reifel Migratory Bird Sanctuary & surroundings, Ladner, BC, Canada
George C. Reifel Migratory Bird Sanctuary
The Sanctuary is located in the center of the Fraser River estuary, which is of international significance to birds migrating along the Pacific Flyway.
January 16 End Date
Skagit Valley Eagle Watching and Sarvey Wildlife Center Presentation
Skagit Valley
This day trip to the Skagit River Bald Eagle Natural Area will take us eagle watching and also to a free presentation by the Sarvey Wildlife Care Center
January 19 End Date
Juanita Bay Park Bird Walk
Juanita Bay Park
A relaxed walk in the Park, seeing what birds are in the area
January 25 End Date
Birding the Hot Spots of King County
Monthly field trip on fourth Monday of the month to wherever the birds are.
January 26 End Date
Lake Sammamish State Park
Lake Sammamish State Park
A morning to explore a haven for birds and wildlife in Issaquah
January 28 End Date
Volunteer Annual Dinner
Northlake Unitarian Church
Let’s celebrate our volunteers! Over 97 volunteers have contributed 2,300+ hours for Eastside Audubon Society this year.
January 30 End Date
Lake Sammamish State Park
Lake Sammamish State Park
A morning to explore a haven for birds and wildlife in Issaquah
January 30 End Date
West Seattle Shoreline
West Seattle
Explore the shores and waters of West Seattle from Salty’s on Elliot Bay to Lincoln Park

February 2016

February 6 End Date
Volunteer Opportunity: Special Work Party
The kiosk at Parking Lot G at Marymoor Park
Eastside Audubon, Marymoor Park Bird Loop Volunteer Opportunity: Special Work Party
February 6 End Date
Juanita Bay Park Plant Walk
Juanita Bay Park
Juanita Bay Park plant walk: Twigs and Catkins
February 7 End Date
Juanita Bay Park Interpretive Tour
Juanita Bay Park
Eastside Rangers lead an easy 1-hour walk
February 9 End Date
Meeting: Youth Education Committee
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church
Anyone who enjoys sharing nature with young people is welcome at our monthly meeting on the second Tuesday.
February 10 End Date
Meeting: Conservation Committee
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church
For people who care about bird and wildlife conservation and habitat preservation in the Puget Sound region and beyond
February 11 End Date
Meeting: Photo Group
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church
For people who enjoy making and looking at photographs of birds and nature
February 12 End Date
Great Backyard Bird Count
Your own home!
A citizen science project for the long holiday weekend, perfect for families
February 16 End Date
Juanita Bay Park Bird Walk
Juanita Bay Park
A relaxed walk in the Park, seeing what birds are in the area
February 20 End Date
Family Bird Walk
Juanita Bay Park
Family-friendly bird walk at Juanita Bay Park
February 22 End Date
Birding the Hot Spots of King County
Monthly field trip on fourth Monday of the month to wherever the birds are.
February 23 End Date
Board Meeting
NUUC
Board Meeting - NUUC
February 25 End Date
Program: Antarctic Research, with Jen Mannas
Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church
February 27 End Date
Des Moines to Tacoma
8:00 a.m. to late afternoon – Limit 11 in 3 cars. Des Moines to Tacoma
February 28 End Date
Cougar Mountain Zoo Guided Tour
Cougar Mountain Zoo
The Cougar Mountain Zoo has grown into one of our state’s major institutions in the field of wildlife conservation and education.
February 29 End Date
Lake Sammamish State Park
Lake Sammamish State Park
A morning to explore a haven for birds and wildlife in Issaquah

March 2016

March 4 End Date