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Welcome to the Spokane Audubon Society!




UPCOMING FIELD TRIPS
(click above for details on each trip)

January 20, 2018, Saturday   Lewiston/Clarkston Valley
      Leaders:  Keith Carlson and Rick Welle

March 23-25, 2018 https://www.othellosandhillcranefestival.org/


2018 Spokane Audubon Society
Birds of Eastern Washington Calendar 
(available at our SAS Store)

 

Photos by Spokane Audubon members 



Our Beautiful Monarch Butterflies
Need Your Help! 


Declined 90% in the last 20 years!

Spokane Audubon sells 
Duck Stamps
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Available from July 1 through  February 1 each year

Ninety eight percent of the purchase price of a Duck Stamp goes directly to help acquire and protect wetland habitat and purchase conservation easements for the National Wildlife Refuge System. Buy yours here.

THE PATRICK SULLIVAN YOUNG BIRDERS FUND

The Patrick Sullivan Young Birders Fund (PSYBF), supported by contributions from members of the Washington Ornithological Society and from the general public, was established in 2005 to encourage and support young people interested in birding. Grants are available to individual young people or to adults to help fund group birding activities or education for young people. We define “young birders” as anyone in the age group from pre-teens through college showing a serious interest in birds and birding. Both students and non-students are eligible and are encouraged to apply.This grant program is not intended to support graduate school activities.








YardMap

What's a yardmap?

yardmap

YardMap is a citizen science project designed to cultivate a richer understanding of bird habitat, for both professional scientists and people concerned with their local environments.

Another Citizen Science project from the Cornell Lab of Ornithology




              
                                    
                                       


Find out what the Discover Pass is all about.




Spokane Audubon Monthly Program

February 14, 2018


Self-directed, Self-Catered Western Kalahari Birding Tour with my Non-birder Husband as Guide
By Kim Thorburn




The weird and wonderful biologic adaptations for survival in the harsh conditions of the western Kalahari are a naturalist’s dream. Less explored than the tropical and montane forests of the eastern side of southern Africa, the routes off of highways N7 of South Africa and B1 of Namibia have a lower number of animal species than African tropics but present many hot spots of endemicity. The same can’t be said of the plant kingdom because it has both phenomenal diversity and endemicity in the region.




         

  
Find a birding festival near you this year. If your festival is not listed, send us your information. 

Revised Checklists

Newly revised checklists are now available for Lincoln, Pend Oreille, Spokane, Stevens, and Whitman counties as well as Washington State. These checklists are compiled by Washington Birder. They can be found here.


Birders' Exchange

The American Birding Association's Birders' Exchange program collects donated new and used equipment and distributes it to their colleagues working to conserve birds and their habitats throughout Latin America and the Carribean. 
Do you want to help? Find out more.

Check out our online store. Browse the catalog at the Online Nature Mall. Any purchases made at the mall will benefit Spokane Audubon too. Find out how.

Great Washington State Birding Trails
now available as an app for your iPhone and Android!

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