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November 2018

FIELD TRIP
Robin Hill Park

November 18, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
Robin Hill Park, 141 Dryke Rd
Sequim, WA 98382 United States
Free

Robin Hill Park  When: Sunday, November 18, 2018 Trip Leader: John Gatchet Meet at the park at 8:30 am. The park has a variety of habitats that allow for a diversity of species.  Plan to walk on the trails in the park.  Depending on the size of the group we may stop at Kitchen-Dick Road ponds. Further Information: Contact John Gatchet <jfgatchet@gmail.com> / 503 781-5043 Bewick's WrenPhoto by John Gatchet

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BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP
The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History

November 27, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Dungeness River Audubon Center, Railroad Bridge Park
Sequim, WA 98382
Free

The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History Author: Susan Kolbert. 2014. 336 pp. When: November 27, 2018, 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Discussion Facilitator: Bruce Fryxell Click here to read the Discussion Questions. Please note that there are a few copies of the book available for checkout at the Dungeness River Center office. “A major book about the future of the world, blending intellectual and natural history and field reporting into a powerful account of the mass extinction unfolding before our…

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MEETING
“Birding in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge”

November 28, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Dungeness River Audubon Center, Railroad Bridge Park
Sequim, WA 98382
Free

November OPAS Program.  "BIRDING IN THE ARCTIC NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE" When: November 28, 2018 at 7 p.m. Presented by Dan Streiffert. NOTE: THE OPAS MEETING IN NOVEMBER WILL OCCUR ON THE FOURTH WEDNESDAY OF THE MONTH RATHER THAN THE USUAL THIRD WEDNESDAY DUE TO THANKSGIVING. Where: Dungeness River Audubon Center, 2151 Hendrickson Road, Sequim  Called "America's Serengeti" for its tremendous biological productivity, the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is one of the most intact and untouched ecosystems in America. It is…

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December 2018

BACKYARD BIRDER CLASS
Winter Care and Feeding in the Garden

December 1, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Dungeness River Audubon Center, Railroad Bridge Park
Sequim, WA 98382
$5

"Winter Care and Feeding in the Garden" When: December 1st 10 a.m.  – Noon Where: Dungeness River Audubon Center Presenter: Christie Lassen Cost: $5  Christie Lassen Co-owner of Wild Birds in Gardiner will present an annual favorite on winter feeding and caring for birds in your backyard.  Christie is a special friend of OPAS and a longtime sponsor of our annual BirdFest. She’ll share her knowledge and an array of new products that will make feeding and watering birds easier…

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SPECIAL EVENT
Holiday Flock Party at Wild Birds Unlimited

December 5, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Wild Birds Unlimited, 275953 US-101
Gardiner, WA 98382 United States

Mark your Calendars! Holiday Flock Party for OPAS/DRAC members ONLY When: Wednesday, December 5 from noon - 2 p.m. Where: Wild Birds Unlimited (WBU) at 275953 Highway 101 in Gardiner, WA OPAS and DRAC members save 20% OFF your entire purchase (excluding sale items).  Cider, hot chocolate and holiday cookies will be served as well. Wonderful gifts for your bird loving friends and family!

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CLASS
Winter Birds of the DNWR

December 6, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Dungeness River Audubon Center, Railroad Bridge Park
Sequim, WA 98382
Free

Winter Birds of the DNWR by Naturalist, Ken Wiersema When: Thursday, December 6th, 2 - 4 p.m. Where: Dungeness River Audubon Center at Railroad Bridge Park Black BrantPhoto by Dow Lambert Please join us for the next installment in our continuing series of educational programs for DNWR Volunteers. A survey of the many wintering  bird species and the many birds we see on the Spit and in the adjacent waters. The class will feature why the birds are here, where they come from, ID tips, and…

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BIRD COUNT
CBC Warm-up Sequim-Dungeness

December 8, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Railroad Bridge Park
Free

CBC Warm-up Sequim-Dungeness Date: Saturday December 8 Leader: Bob Boekelheide Cost: Free Meeting place: 8:30 a.m. at RR Bridge Park and 11 a.m. at Dungeness Landing Features: This is an out-and-about scouting for the upcoming SD-CBC . We’ll begin at the River Center at RR Bridge Park, then meet later at Dungeness Landing as the tide comes. We might finish off at 3 Crabs, depending on weather and people’s stamina, making sure all feathers are aligned, feeders are prepped, and…

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SPECIAL EVENT
Birds and Beverages

December 11, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Wind Rose Cellars, 143 W. Washington St
Sequim, 98382 United States
Free

Birds and Beverages Gathering When: December 11, 2018 Where: Wind Rose Cellars, 143 W. Washington St., Sequim Crested Grebeby John James Audubon Birds and Beverages is an informal gathering of birders of all abilities, organized by the Olympic Peninsula Audubon Society. If you’re interested in birds, you’re invited. You can meet other birders, ask where to find birds, share your favorite spots, ask bird feeding questions, share bird photography tips, discuss research you may be working on – the sky’s…

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FOCUS ON SERIES
Focus on Raccoons

December 15, 2018 @ 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, December 15, 2018, 10 a.m. - Noon Where: Dungeness River Audubon Center at Railroad Bridge Park For more information contact 360-681-4076 or rceducation@olympus.net.

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BIRD COUNT
CBC Sequim-Dungeness

December 17, 2018
Assigned Area
Free

CBC Sequim-Dungeness Date: Monday  December 17 Cost: Free Leader: Bob Boekelheide Meeting place: Your meeting place is your specific count area of the CBC.  Features: Find birds, count birds, tally birds throughout the day, and then come to the River Center at dusk and share the post-count jubilation, as well as good food and good company as tales are told, species accounts are tallied, and laughter abounds. Further information: Contact Bob Boekelheide <bboek@olympus.net>/360 808-0196  

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BIRD ID WALK
Winter Birding for Beginners and Newcomers

December 22, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
Dungeness River Audubon Center, Railroad Bridge Park
Sequim, WA 98382
Free

Winter Birding for Beginners and Newcomers Date and Time: Saturday, December 22, 8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Cost: Free Leader: Marie Grad Meeting Place: Outside the Dungeness River Audubon Center Features: Interested in the new birds coming to your area? Seen something you want to identify? Join local bird enthusiasts for a walk in the park. All levels welcome, bring binoculars if you have them (some may also be available to borrow).  Further Information: Contact Marie Grad <mlgrad53@gmail.com> 360 620-4035…

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January 2019

BACKYARD BIRDER CLASS
Birdscaping – Inviting Birds to your Yard

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

Birdscaping – Inviting Birds to your Yard Presented by Carolyn Wilcox When: January 5, 2019, 10 a.m. Where: Dungeness River Audubon Center Carolyn Wilcox Please join Carolyn Wilcox, owner and wildlife guide for Experience Olympic LLC, on January 5 when she will launch a new community outreach winter campaign to invite birds into our yards. The January 5 Birdscaping presentation will touch on general wildlife ecology, invasive bird and plant species, feeders & nest boxes, snags, landscape planning, cats &…

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SPECIAL EVENT
Birds and Beverages

January 8 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Wind Rose Cellars, 143 W. Washington St
Sequim, 98382 United States
Free

Birds and Beverages Gathering When: January 8, 2019, 4:00 p.m. Where: Wind Rose Cellars, 143 W. Washington St., Sequim Crested Grebeby John James Audubon Birds and Beverages is an informal gathering of birders of all abilities, organized by the Olympic Peninsula Audubon Society. If you’re interested in birds, you’re invited. You can meet other birders, ask where to find birds, share your favorite spots, ask bird feeding questions, share bird photography tips, discuss research you may be working on –…

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FIELD TRIP
Three Crabs and Dungeness Landing

January 13 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
3 Crabs, North end of Sequim-Dungeness Way
Free

Three Crabs and Dungeness Landing Date and Time: 8:30-10:30 a.m., Sunday January 13 Leader: John Gatchet Cost: Free Meeting Place: Three Crabs parking lot Features: Shorebirds, Waterfowl, Gulls, Raptors and a range of other species. Beginning at Three Crabs, then moving to Dungeness Landing. Minimal walking, some uneven sand and gravel. Bring: Scopes if you have them, dress for the weather. Further Information: Contact John Gatchet <jfgatchet@gmail.com> / 503 781-5043 Photo by Jim Gift

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MEETING
“OPAS Members Photo Night 2019”

January 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Dungeness River Audubon Center, Railroad Bridge Park
Sequim, WA 98382
Free

January 16, 2019 OPAS Program "OPAS Members Photo Night 2019"    Organized by Christina Heliker Dungeness River Audubon Center at 7 p.m. It’s time to choose your best bird photos to show our appreciative audience. This year, please submit your photos to Christina Heliker, who will be our technical advisor and assist us projecting the images. Christina will email guidelines to those who have submitted images in the last couple years. If you haven't shown your images in the past, please…

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