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February 2019

RIVER CENTER CLASS
Beginning Birds and Birding

February 19 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Dungeness River Audubon Center, Railroad Bridge Park
Sequim, WA 98382
$50 – $70

Beginning Birds and Birding Class When: Every Tuesday of February, beginning February 5 Time: 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Cost: $50 for members/$70 non-members To register or more information: rceducation@olympus.net or 360-681-4076

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BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP
The Most Perfect Thing

February 19 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Dungeness River Audubon Center, Railroad Bridge Park
Sequim, WA 98382
Free

OPAS Book Discussion Group The Most Perfect Thing: Inside (and Outside) a Bird’s Egg Author: Tim Birkhead.  2016. 304 pp When: Feb. 19, 2019, 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Where: Dungeness River Audubon Center (DRAC) Facilitator: Dan Stahler Click here to read the book discussion questions Come join discussion leader Dan Stahler to share your thoughts on this entertaining literary journey through the structure and function of the “everyday miracle of nature” that is a bird’s egg. The author, an…

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MEETING
“The Amazing Wildlife of Brazil’s Pantanal”

February 20 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Dungeness River Audubon Center, Railroad Bridge Park
Sequim, WA 98382
Free

February 20, 2019 OPAS Program at 7 p.m. "The Amazing Wildlife of Brazil’s Pantanal"  Presented by Ken and Mary Campbell Where: Dungeness River Audubon Center, 2151 Hendrickson Road, Sequim, WA Ken and Mary Campbell have been photographing nature for more than 35 years, making trips to all seven continents in search of extraordinary wildlife.  Their particular passion is watching and photographing wildlife in their natural habitats.  Ken and Mary travelled to Brazil twice in the last 3 years, specifically to…

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JAMESTOWN S’KLALLAM TRIBE SPEAKER SERIES
“X̣páy – Western Red Cedar, the Tree of Life”

February 22 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Dungeness River Audubon Center, Railroad Bridge Park
Sequim, WA 98382
Free

“X̣páy – Western Red Cedar, the Tree of Life” Presented by Lisa Barrell & Mackenzie Grinnell, Traditional Foods Program When: February 22, 2019 at 5:30 p.m. Where: Dungeness River Audubon Center For more information contact 360-681-4076 or rceducation@olympus.net. In honor of Jamestown S’Klallam recognition day on February 11th, we are dedicating the month of February to learning more about the people who have lived and prospered on the Olympic Peninsula for more than 10,000 years. S’Klallams rich culture is greatly…

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CLASS
Nest Box Building

February 23 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Dungeness River Audubon Center, Railroad Bridge Park
Sequim, WA 98382
$15

Nest Box Building Class When: February 23, 2019 Where: Dungeness River Audubon Center Time: 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Cost: $15 per person; $12.50 per person for 2 or more. Learn why we build boxes, how to build a box, and then build a box! You will be able to take your new box home to install in your yard. Materials, tools, and expert assistance provided. To register for the class or for more information please Call 360-681-4076.

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FIELD TRIP CANCELLED
Skagit and North Snohomish Counties

February 25 @ 8:00 am - February 26 @ 5:00 pm
Port Townsend Ferry Terminal

Cancelled due to weather. Skagit and North Snohomish Counties Date: Monday & Tuesday, February 25 & 26, 2019  Cost: Free. Participants make own lodging arrangements (Mt. Vernon, Burlington, Anacortes) and are responsible for their own meals both days. Leader: Bob Iddins Snow Geese in Skagit Valley Photo by Dow Lambert Features: A very popular trip to the Samish Valley & Skagit Flats starring a plethora of swans, snow geese, wintering raptors and occasional surprises.  Meeting place: Take the 8:00 am ferry at Port Townsend for…

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RIVER CENTER CLASS
Beginning Birds and Birding

February 26 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Dungeness River Audubon Center, Railroad Bridge Park
Sequim, WA 98382
$50 – $70

Beginning Birds and Birding Class When: Every Tuesday of February, beginning February 5 Time: 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Cost: $50 for members/$70 non-members To register or more information: rceducation@olympus.net or 360-681-4076

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March 2019

JAMESTOWN S’KLALLAM TRIBE SPEAKER SERIES
“Western Red Cedar, Importance to Salmon”

March 1 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Dungeness River Audubon Center, Railroad Bridge Park
Sequim, WA 98382
Free

Western Red Cedar, Importance to Salmon Presented by Robert Knapp, Environmental Planning Program Manager When: March 1, 2019 at 5:30 p.m. (rescheduled from February 8) Where: Dungeness River Audubon Center For more information contact 360-681-4076 or rceducation@olympus.net. In honor of Jamestown S’Klallam recognition day on February 11th, we dedicated the month of February to learning more about the people who have lived and prospered on the Olympic Peninsula for more than 10,000 years. S’Klallams rich culture is greatly based on…

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SPECIAL EVENT
Oiled Wildlife HAZWOPER Training

March 2 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Port Angeles City Council Chambers, 321 East 5th Street
Port Angeles, WA 98362 United States
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Free

Oiled Wildlife Hazwoper Training When: March 2, 2019 Where: City Council Chambers, 321 East 5th Street, Port Angeles, WA Time: 8:00 AM—5:00 PM Learn Important Safety Skills. This one-day interactive training will help you understand how to recognize, react, and protect yourself from the hazards associated with an oil spill. The class will cover hazardous situation recognition, personal protective equipment, decontamination procedures, and an overview of how oil spill response operations are conducted. The class also examines hazards associated with…

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BACKYARD BIRDER CLASS
“Birds: The Inside Story”

March 2 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Dungeness River Audubon Center, Railroad Bridge Park
Sequim, WA 98382
$5

Birds: The Inside Story (Bird Anatomy and Biology) Presented by Shirley Anderson and Ken Wiersema When: March 2, 2019 from 10 a.m. until noon Location: Dungeness River Audubon Center, Railroad Bridge Park, Sequim Cost: $5 (free for anyone under 18 yrs. of age) Sixth in the series will be Birds: The Inside Story (Bird Anatomy and Biology) presented by Shirley Anderson and Ken Wiersema. This seminar is packed with information on the physical features and biology of birds—how they eat,…

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JAMESTOWN S’KLALLAM TRIBE SPEAKER SERIES
“Historical Relationships Between S’Klallam People and Cedar”

March 8 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Dungeness River Audubon Center, Railroad Bridge Park
Sequim, WA 98382
Free

Historical Relationships Between S'Klallam People and Cedar Presented by David Brownell, Cultural Resources Specialist When: March 8, 2019 at 5:30 p.m. (rescheduled from February 15, 2019) Where: Dungeness River Audubon Center For more information contact 360-681-4076 or rceducation@olympus.net. In honor of Jamestown S’Klallam recognition day on February 11th, we dedicated the month of February to learning more about the people who have lived and prospered on the Olympic Peninsula for more than 10,000 years. S’Klallams rich culture is greatly based…

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SPECIAL EVENT
“Birds and Beverages”

March 12 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Wind Rose Cellars, 143 W. Washington St
Sequim, 98382 United States
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Birds and Beverages Gathering When: Tuesday March 12, 2019, 4:00 p.m. Where: Wind Rose Cellars, 143 W. Washington St., Sequim Crested Grebeby John James Audubon An informal gathering of birders of all abilities. If you want to meet new OPAS members and interested area residents, you’re invited to share your favorite spots, share bird photography tips, discuss research you may be working on - the sky’s the limit. It’s low key and it’s fun. Gather at Wind Rose Cellars, 143…

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FOCUS ON SERIES
“Focus on Raccoons”

March 16 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Dungeness River Audubon Center, Railroad Bridge Park
Sequim, WA 98382
$5 – $10

Focus on Raccoons Presented by Jenna Ziogas When: Saturday, March 16, 2019, 10 a.m. - Noon (rescheduled from February 16, 2019) Where: Dungeness River Audubon Center at Railroad Bridge Park For more information contact 360-681-4076 or rceducation@olympus.net.

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FIELD TRIP
John Wayne Marina

March 17 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
John Wayne Marina, South Parking Lot
Free

John Wayne Marina Date and Time:  8:30-10:30 am  Sunday, March 17 Leader:  John Gatchet Cost:  Free Meeting Place:  Southeast Parking Lot (Where the creek flows into Sequim Bay) Features:  Shorebirds, waterfowl, gulls and land birds are all found in this location where 182 bird species have been recorded.  There will be minimal walking on level surfaces as we explore this small area.  Restrooms are available. Bring:  Optics (scope if you have one), appropriate clothing and comfortable footwear. Further Information:  Contact…

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MEETING
“The Private Aleutian World of Tufted Puffins”

March 20 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Dungeness River Audubon Center, Railroad Bridge Park
Sequim, WA 98382
Free

 OPAS Program March 20, 2019 at 7 p.m.  The Private Aleutian World of Tufted Puffins Dungeness River Audubon Center, 2151 Hendrickson Road, Sequim, WA Presented by John Piatt and Ajay Varma John Piatt Dr. John Piatt, a world expert on puffins, has spent nearly 40 years studying these iconic seabirds in the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. His work at the Aleutians focused on the food of puffins, using them as indicators of ocean health. He particularly ponders the question: How…

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