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Saturday December 12
10 am
Larry Scott Trail

Meet at the Larry Scott Trail Milo-Curry Trailhead on Cape George Road. We'll be looking for winter migrants along the forested trail and wintering waterfowl on some ponds. This will be a 2.5 mile pre-Christmas Bird Count field trip to practice our skills for the Admiralty Audubon Society CBC event (center panel). Dress warmly with gloves, hat, boots, binoculars, cameras, note pad to tally a count of your birds, and spotting scope if you have one. Newcomers welcome. Contact Trip Leader Paula Vanderheul for questions at 360-379-8564 or

Sunday December 13
9 am to noon
Kah Tai Workparty

Park near the bathrooms, where the white pickup will be parked. We will plant 40 of the native plants that we potted in February along the west end of the South trail. We will also pull Scots Broom and pick up garbage. For more information, contact Rosemary Sikes: 360-385-0307 or

Friday January 1, 2016
10 am
Irondale Bay Chimacum Creek Park

Meet at the east end of Moore Street, Port Hadlock. Last year on New Year's Day 13 birders joined the walk along this bay. We saw 31 species of waterfowl and other birds along with harbor seals and harbor porpoise. Come along and start your 2016 bird list and share the morning with other birders. Dress warmly with gloves, hats, water proof shoes, and binoculars, cameras, and spotting scope if you have them. Contact Trip Leader Paula Vanderheul for questions at 360-379-8564 or

Discovery Bay Wild Bird Rescue
Port Townsend (360) 379-0802

Center Valley Animal Rescue
Quilcene (360) 765-0598

Northwest Raptor & Wildlife Center
Sequim (360) 681-2283

West Sound Wildlife Shelter
Bainbridge Island (206) 855-9057

Letter to U.S. representative from UNESCO's World Heritage Division critiquing Navy's failure to address impact of Electronic Warfare Range on Olympic National Park, cites testimony from Admiralty Audubon.

Rare bird (brambling) seen in Port Hadlock: Port Townsend Leader.

Port transfers title to remaining portion of Kah Tai Nature Park to city: Peninsula Daily News.

Community leaders learn about AAS Kah Tai bird diversity report. Full story: Peninsula Daily News.

City and Port strike deal that will enhance and preserve Kah Tai Lagoon Nature Park. Full Story: Peninsula Daily News.

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