Tuesday, October 2nd

Field Trip to Columbia Wilderness Sanctuary

8:00 a.m.

Note: This is not the Columbia Audubon Sanctuary, see below for directions. Leader: Edge Wade, edgew@mchsi.com We will bird for about 2 hours along a wide mowed paths through the 37 acre sanctuary in the Hinkson Creek valley. Expect a good variety of woodland birds. This is an opportunity to get acquainted with the Columbia

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Saturday, October 20th

Field Trip to Rocky Fork Lake CA

Carpool departs from Moser's (4840 Rangeline St.) at 7:50 a.m.

If not carpooling meet at Rocky Fork Lake at 8 a.m. where we will explore this reclaimed coal mining area.  There are several small lakes and one big lake that could have waterfowl this time of year.  There are also several pine stands that sometimes have Red-breasted Nuthatches, Pine Siskins or even Crossbills.  The trip

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Saturday, November 10th

Field Trip to Binder Lake

9 a.m. until noon

We’ll carpool from the AC Commuter Parking Lot at 8:20 a.m.  The lot is on the southeast corner of the AC exit off Hwy 63 on Lenoir St. 

If you’re not joining the carpool, meet at the tackle shop on the north side of the lake at 9:00 a.m.  where we will join with RBAS. After the trip we’ll have lunch near Binder Lake at Dudley’s Café.  (Note: Dudley’s Café only takes cash)

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Wednesday, January 16th, 2019

Book discussion: Welcome to Subirdia, by John M. Marzluff

7:00-8:00 p.m.

“Nature” has long been seen as something separate from people, even as development and urbanization increasingly blend human and natural habitats. In his 2014 book Welcome to Subirdia, Seattle-based author and researcher John M. Marzluff explores the surprising biological diversity supported by cities and towns and discusses how individual and collective decisions can help human

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