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MONTHLY PROGRAM MEETING

The Year of the Eagle

with Kevin Ebi

Bald Eagle Parched with Moon in the Background

Friday, June 9, 2017
7:00 — 8:30 pm
Everett Firefighter's Hall
2411 Hewitt Avenue, Everett (map)

For more information, contact Kristin Kelly, Executive Director, 425-923-8625 or by email at execdirector@pilchuckaudubon.org

Pilchuck Audubon Society proudly presents a presentation by nature photographer Kevin Ebi on his book "Year of the Eagle" at the June Program Meeting. Refreshments will be served.

Kevin will present his year documenting the lives of Puget Sound area bald eagles, how the develop and learn to fly, survive their first winter in the upper Skagit, and learn how to hunt in the Hood Canal.

Kevin is a professional nature photographer. His images are used regularly by major calendar and greeting card lines, and by a wide range of publishers including National Geographic, National Wildlife, Smithsonian, BBC Earth, Lonely Planet and Moon travel guides, and Outdoor Photographer. His image of Halaeakala National Park was featured on commemorative U.S. postage Forever stamp to honor the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service. Two of his images are printed mural-size in the Mount Rainier National Park visitor center at Sunrise. The National Geographic Society has used his images to promote tourism in the Central Cascades. A major automobile manufacturer also used one of his images in a campaign. He has authored or co-authored four photography books, including Year of the Eagle, Running in Circles and Living Wilderness. He lives in Seattle and has photographed more than half of the United States, as well as Canada, Mexico, Iceland and New Zealand.


 

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,
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all or write to the program coordinator Jed Holmes: 
360 421 8423; habitat@pilchuckaudubon.org.



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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)



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