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Breaking News is where you can view OPAS news, important conservation items, volunteer opportunities, and information about any scheduling changes with our field trips and events. 


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OPAS now has a Facebook page! Be sure to check it out.


OPAS Conservation Committee Meeting

Tuesday, April 3 at 1 pm

Dungeness River Audubon Center

Guest speaker, Ralph Riccio, shellfish biologist for the Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe will attend our meeting to inform us of the oyster “on-bottom bag aquaculture method that the Tribe plans to use to reestablish oyster aquaculture in Dungeness Bay.

Following the presentation, the conservation committee will discuss other conservation-related topics.

OPAS members are invited to attend.


 Western Bluebird nest box installation

Bob Phreaner and Dan Stahler installing Western Bluebird nest box

Olympic Peninsula Audubon Society volunteers recently installed another Western Bluebird nest box near an area where a Western Bluebird family successfully raised chicks last year. To learn more about our bluebird project, contact Joyce Volmut at cell phone number 785-554-6379 or email joyce.volmut@gmail.com.


Report Western Bluebird sightings west of Joyce, WA

OPAS asks for your reports of any Western Bluebird sightings from west of Joyce to the Pacific Ocean. Please report your sightings to Joyce Volmut at cell phone number 785-554-6379 or email joyce.volmut@gmail.com.

Please contact Joyce if you have more questions or refer to the poster below. Click here to read details of the program.


BirdFest Registration is open!

Learn more and sign up now at this link.

BirdFest takes place April 13-15, 2018, but field trips, events, and classes fill up fast!