Calendar of events

Birds in Flight
Photographs, Science, and Stories

Wed., March 8, 7-8 PM, Land Trust building

Join us as Peter Cavanagh, a Pacific Northwest wildlife photographer and author, shows photographs of birds in flight from around the world and discusses key aspects of the mechanics of bird flight.

Peter has been taking photographs since he was a young boy growing up in England. His accomplishments include images in the Audubon Society’s Top 100 Bird Photographs of the Year, guest-curating the exhibit How Birds Fly at the Seattle Museum of Flight and exhibiting Birds of the Pacific Northwest at the Seattle Aquarium.

His book 100 Flying Birds: A Photographer’s Notebook will be for sale at the program.

Bird walks
Bird walks will be on the third Saturday of each month. If you’d like to go on a bird walk, please email coordinator Sylvia Soholt at

Next bird walks:

Saturday, March 18:  Sue Trevathan, leader

April 15: Steve Caldwell, leader

May:  Margie Morgan, leader

June:  Brendan McGarry, leader

To register for this walk or for one in the future, email  Bird walks are limited to 12 participants. 

Paradise Valley bird habitat work parties

showing-off-crowns-400px-WTo enhance wild bird habitats, Vashon Audubon is helping the Vashon-Maury Island Land Trust care for a portion of the Judd Creek Preserve in Paradise Valley. We remove holly, ivy, and other invasive plants at our work parties.

Upcoming habitat restoration projects will be on Thursdays February 23 and March 2, 16, 23, and 30 and Saturday March 11.

To join in, meet at the Judd Creek Loop Trail trailhead on the east side of 111th Ave SW in Paradise Valley (NOT the parking lot on the west side of 111th close to 204th SW). Dress for the weather, including sturdy shoes. Please bring your own work gloves and hand tools, as well as water, snacks, and your sense of humor and purpose!

Questions? Contact Jim Evans,

Photo: John King, Steve Hunter, and Jody Pritchard having fun at a work party.

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