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Vashon Audubon has canceled most birding field trips and in-person programs to comply with COVID-19 guidelines. Regular activities will be posted here when they resume.


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Black Guillemots, Photo by Walker Golder, Audubon

Watching Their World Melt Away

A story of change, resilience, and hope

Tuesday, April 20, 7 PM
Free and open to all

For more than 45 years, ornithologist George Divoky has studied the Black Guillemots of the Arctic Sea. As their world has grown warmer, he has watched the birds struggle to survive.

Join us on Zoom as he shares his story and photos.

Here’s your link to the Zoom meeting:
 https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwrd-qgpjojGteBAwI2D0x1Z1TdQzCjXW1j

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.


TALKS on the ROCK
Art History Talk with Rebecca Albiani: 
John James Audubon and the Vashon Audubon Mural  
Wednesday, May 12, 11:30 AM
Livestream and in-person theater ticketed seating
For tickets and more information: VashonCenterForTheArts.org

Born in Haiti and raised in France, Audubon came to the United States to escape conscription in the Napoleonic wars. He single-mindedly pursued his passion of studying and depicting birds, resulting in his monumental publication Birds of America.

Now, a mural of Vashon’s climate-threatened birds is being painted by Island artist Britt Freda with the intent of inspiring activism through art. Proceeds help fund stewardship of the Heron Meadow.


Birding by Ear: Sign up now for May 15 or June 5
Thanks to the generosity of two expert birders, Vashon Audubon will offer two free sessions of Birding by Ear, one on Saturday, May 15, the other on Saturday, June 5. Sue Trevathan and Steve Caldwell will lead an instructional hike of approximately 1.5 miles for 12 participants, starting at 7 AM at the Judd Creek Parking Lot (corner of SW 204th and 111th Ave SW). Participants will encounter a steep hill on SW 204th and then go south on Old Mill Road. Covid protocols apply.

Sign up with an email to sylvia@sylvansanctuary.com

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