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


September 15, 2018 Saturday   Mt Spokane Selkirk Lodge Trip 
Leader: Halley Davis

This is a 2-4 mile walking trip along a set of Groomed trails placed near the Selkirk Lodge. This is an easy to moderate hike. We will be going through a variety of habitat from dense forest to open fields. The Selkirk Lodge is about 30 miles North-East of downtown Spokane. We will meet at the Yokes Fresh Market on E Mt Spokane Park Dr @ 10:00 Am. We will then proceed to drive to the Selkirk Lodge, where we will begin the hike. Plan to be out from approximately 10:00 Am until 1 pm.

Please call or text Halley Davis at (509) 714-9121. Or email at mountainsnbooks@gmail.com  if you have any questions, or would like to sign up.

Target Species: Northern Goshawk, Olive-sided Flycatcher, Warbling Vireo, Pacific Wren, Mountain Bluebird, Red Crossbill, Yellow-Rumped and Townsend’s warbler, Western Tanager, Stellars Jay, Nuthatches, and Chickadees.


Conservation Action

  • The Migratory Bird Treaty Act is in danger of being gutted by Congress. Here is more information.

  • Participate in the Sagebrush Songbird Survey.  Look for details under Citizen Science.

  • American Bird Conservancy: A great place to learn about threats to birds, solutions to problems and ways you can take action to help. https://abcbirds.org/

  • Earthjustice: Because the Earth needs a good lawyer. This is a great place to find out about issues and how you can help. Take Action.

2019 Birds of Eastern Washington Calendars are on sale now!

***** Duck Stamps *****

Your 2017-2018 Duck Stamp expired June 30, 2018. 

2018- 2019 Duck Stamps are available in the SAS Store and at every Meeting!


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. Your Duck Stamp is also a free pass into any NWR that charges a fee. Buy yours here.

Our Beautiful Monarch Butterflies
Need Your Help! 


Declined 90% in the last 20 years!








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

September 12, 2018


Toxics in the Spokane River
By Lee First
Spokane Riverkeeper

Toxics in the Spokane River: Where do they come from and what hazards do they pose? What can citizens do to prevent pollution?





         

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

Hawk Fest 2018
September 15 - Pateros, WA

September  14-16 - Edmonds, WA
Attract Birds
Use Less Water and Less Work
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Use National Audubon's native plants database and explore the best plants for birds in your area!


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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