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Saturday March 25
9 am (8:30 am PT)
Spring Migration at Fort Flagler

Meet at the sewage pond parking lot at 9 am to walk around the pond and down to the beach looking for shorebirds and waterfowl, then drive to the RV camping area to walk the Spit between Kilisut Harbor and Port Townsend Bay. Those interested in carpooling from Port Townsend should meet at the Haines Place Park & Ride near Safeway by 8:30 am. I'll meet everyone at the sewage pond parking lot. Upon entering Fort Flagler, drive to the four way stop signs. Turn right following the short road to the parking lot. Bring your binoculars, spotting scope, fand ield guides. Dress in warm layers, hats, gloves, and hiking boots for comfort. Paula Vanderheul, Trip Leader: 360-379-8564 or pvanderheul@gmail.com. A Discover Pass is required.

Friday April 7
8 am (7:30 am PT)
Fort Flagler Area

To carpool, meet at Haines Place Park & Ride at 7:30 am. If not carpooling, meet us at Fort Flagler at the parking lot at the campground near the spit where the Brants hang out at about 8:00 am. There are other nearby trails to explore as well. Plan on at least 2 to 3 hours and bring raingear, snacks, water and binoculars. I don't have a scope so if someone wants to bring one, that would be welcome. A group no larger than six people would be ideal. Contact Trip Leader Bev McNeil for questions at 360-385-9730.

Sunday April 23
9 am to noon
Kah Tai Workparty

We will be removing invasive species and picking up trash, but you get to choose: You can pull Scots Broom, English Holly or that ever-popular aromatic Spurge Laurel or you can help with the exciting trash pickup! Park in the Chase Bank parking lot and look for the white pickup near the closest Audubon (green wooden) bench to the bank. We will provide Scot's Broom pullers and we have five trash grabbers. Please bring work gloves & trash grabbers if you have them. Weed wrenches and refreshments (tea and snacks) will be provided. Information - call 360-385-0307 or email 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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