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Craven Farm 
 

You Are Invited to Feast on the Farm

Please join Pilchuck Audubon Society for our annual Feast on the Farm to help support our Smart Growth Program, working every day to continue connecting the importance of protecting our county's farmlands, forests, wildlife habitat and rural communities while creating healthy communities.

Wednesday, August 30, 2017
6:30 to 9:30 PM
Craven Farm
13817 Short School Road
Snohomish, WA 98290

Tickets are $50 per person. RSVP by August 25.

Pay Online
Click the Pay Online link, then in the drop-down box labeled "Apply my donation to:" choose "Feast on the Farm".

OR

RSVP by Email
RSVP by email to Kristin Kelly <execdirector@pilchuckaudubon.org> and then pay by check to:
Kristin Kelly, Smart Growth Executive Director, Pilchuck Audubon Society
1429 Avenue D, #198
Snohomish, WA 98290

See our Smart Growth Campaign web page for more information.



Puget Sound Bird Fest in Edmonds

A Celebration of Birds & Nature — September 15-17, 2017

Pileated Woodpecker 
 

Please join us for Puget Sound Bird Fest in beautiful Edmonds! In addition to keynote speaker Stephen Shunk, speaking on How Woodpeckers Can Save the World (or at least your local forest!), there will be:

  • Guided walks
  • Boat Cruises (tickets going fast!)
  • A raptor presentation
  • Bird art and photography
  • Kids' activities
  • Speakers and exhibits
  • Citizen Science Room

For more information and to register for the Boat Cruises, see the Puget Sound Bird Fest website.



BIRDATHON!

Marsh Wren
First place in 2017 Washington Big Month Photo Contest ~ Marsh Wren by Rick Brauer

See the Birdathon Page for more details about our Birdathon contest winners.


 

Threats to Public Lands

Our friends at Washington Wild are tracking legislative threats to public lands. Please see their website for more information on these threats and what you can do to help keep our public lands intact and available for people and birds to enjoy.

Legislative Threats to Public Lands
Legislative Threats to Public Lands


Rain Garden Opportunity

Rain Garden

Have you been thinking about having a rain garden in your yard? Do you live in the Swamp Creek drainage near the I-5 corridor? This may be the opportunity you have been looking for! Find out more about this free-of-charge program.


 Get Your Property Certified!

The Everett Backyard Habitat Program is now actively engaging community groups, government agencies, schools and businesses to encourage people to improve their properties to benefit wildlife and achieve certification as a Backyard Wildlife Sanctuary with the Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife.

If you have not yet gotten your backyard certified, your can download the application form here or read more about our program here.

Special incentives are available to residents of Everett. For more information,
c
all or write to the program coordinator Jed Holmes: 
360 421 8423; habitat@pilchuckaudubon.org.



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Amazon Smile

If you are shopping on Amazon, simply start on this page, http://tinyurl.com/smilepas, and Amazon will donate a portion of the purchase price to Pilchuck Audubon. Millions of products are eligible for donations. It couldn't be easier!




 
New website features:

The results of the 2015 Christmas Bird Counts are in!

Feeding Hummingbirds in the Winter--Wally Davis

People of PAS -- Paula Parsons

Photo Gallery -- David Richman, Edmonds

(The gallery will feature a Pilchuck photographer every few months.  If you would like to submit photos, please contact webmaster@pilchuckaudubon.org.)

Close Encounters of the Bird Kind -- Ken Longley

(This page features writings about birds.  If you have had a magical birding moment, consider writing it up and submitting it to webmaster@pilchuckaudubon.org)



 Upcoming Birding Trips

 



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