About us

Vashon Audubon is a nonprofit, all-volunteer organization founded in 1989. Read a history of the chapter’s first 20 years »

Currently we are focusing on two areas:

Climate action — confronting the single biggest threat to birds

Native plants — creating an environment that’s good for birds and people

We also conduct a number of ongoing activities:

Christmas Bird Count – citizen science that helps us track the status of local bird populations

Monthly birding field trips – held on second Saturday mornings. Meet at the Ober Park Park-and-Ride and carpool to Island birding hot spots, 9-11 a.m. fall and winter, 8-10 a.m. spring and summer

Free public presentations featuring expert speakers

Chautauqua fourth grade birding program – cultivating the next generation of birders for more than 25 years

Vashon High School scholarship – helping launch promising students

Board members

Julie Burman, President
Scott Anderson, Vice President
Fran O’Reilly, Secretary
Lindsay Hofman, Treasurer
Sarah Driggs, Communications Chair
Randy Smith, Conservation Chair
Steve Macdonald, Membership Chair
Dana Hofman, At-Large
Carol Eggen, At-Large

If you’d like to contact the board, send an email to board@vashonaudubon.org

Other positions

Michael Sperazza, Programs
Ezra Parker, Field Trips
Harsi Parker, Education

We welcome new members and volunteersjoin us!

Golden-crowned Kinglet photo by Michael Elenko

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