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Sunday February 7, 2016
9 am - noon
Kah Tai Workparty

Park in the parking lot near the Kah Tai bathrooms and walk the Loop trail to the new bench near Chase Bank. Look for the white pickup and the green volunteer sign. We will be pulling Scots Broom and picking up trash. Tools and trash bags will be provided as well as drinks and snacks. Please join us! For more information contact Rosemary Sikes: 360-385-0307 or ptrose53@gmail.com.

Saturday February 13
10:00 am
North Beach and Chinese Gardens

Meet at 10am at North Beach County Park at end of Kuhn Street. Trip will last about 2 hours. We will walk the Chinese Gardens Lagoon area and part of the forest edge circling back to North Beach to look for sea birds. The lagoon should have a variety of ducks, possibly some shorebirds, and raptors flying over the meadow. Dress for a cold, wet, and windy day with hats, gloves, and layers of clothing. If possible, bring binoculars, cameras, and spotting scopes. For questions, contact Trip Leader Paula Vanderheul: 360-379-8564 or pvanderheul@gmail.com.

Friday February 19
9:00 am
Bird Photography at Kah Tai

We will meet at the parking lot at Kah Tai and practice on whatever appears before us until around 11am. Anyone with a camera (or who is thinking of buying a camera), regardless of how big the lens or how skilled you are, is invited. We will discuss and try to practice all aspects of bird photography with special emphasis on camera settings, light, behavior observations and much more. Bring waterproof boots or shoes if you have any. Trip Leader and Nikon Professional David Gluckman: 360-531-3325 or cgluckman@aol.com.

Sunday February 28, 2016
9 am - noon
Conservation District Potting Party

Park at 716 14th Street, Port Townsend. We will be potting 65+ plants from the February 27 Conservation District plant sale. Bring a trowel if you have one. Pots, dirt and plants will be provided, as well as drinks and snacks. Please join us! For more information contact Rosemary Sikes: 360-385-0307 or ptrose53@gmail.com.

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

THE MESSENGERS: What birds tell us about threats from climate change and solutions for nature and people. Online report from the National Audubon Society.

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.

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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Learn about the birds of Washington State online: BirdWeb

pigeon guillemot, Fort Worden State Park


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