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Avian Inspirations with Tony Angell

Author, illustrator and sculptor Tony Angell has won numerous writing and artistic awards for his work on behalf of nature including the prestigious Master Artist Award of the Leigh Yawkey Art Museum. His sculptural forms celebrating nature are to be found in public and private collections throughout the country. Tony has worked actively as a board member of Washington's chapter of The Nature Conservancy, is an elected Fellow of the National Sculpture Society, and retired in 2002 as Director of Environmental Education for the state of Washington after 30 years. Since the 1970s Tony has published a number of books, principally about the birds of the Northwest. Tony will present a look at one artist's history of responding creatively in stone, bronze and line to the rich and diverse bird forms and personalities in the Pacific Northwest.

  Friday, September 5, 2014

7:30 - 9:00 pm
Edmonds Plaza Room
650 Main Street, Edmonds (map)

For more information - leave message at 425-252-0926 or email


Swifts Night Out

Saturday, September 13, 5 pm - dusk

 Join the celebration of the Vaux's Swifts arrival at the Wagner Center chimney in Monroe!  There will be educational booths, fun activities for the kids, food, and of course the amazing spectacle of thousands of swifts spiraling into the chimney at nightfall. Join us for the fun!

Read an inspiring story of a dedicated volunteer who recently raised and released eleven orphaned Vaux's swifts

Order Deadline for Fall Seed Sale is Sunday, September 7

Seed Pick-up is Saturday, September 13

Order form

Feast With Friends

The 9th annual Feast With Friends fundraiser for Audubon's Smart Growth Program and Futurewise of Snohomish County will be held

Thursday, September 18, 6:30 - 9:30 pm

Guests will be able to sample delicious signature small dishes from some of the best local chefs, and enjoy some of the finest local wines as well.  More details here

Attract Birds to Your Backyard!

Candy Brown will share the best ways to entice birds into your garden during this presentation at the Edmonds Native Plant Demonstration Garden on Saturday, September 27, 10:30-noon.  Details

Forest Practices Committee News

Update on Motocross Park

Pilchuck Audubon opposes clear cut in Wallace Falls area

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Birding Classes Offered

Candy Brown will be offering birding classes through the Edmonds, Marysville, and Mukilteo Parks Departments in Fall 2014.  See our Birding Classes webpage for details.

New website features:

People of PAS -- Susie Schaefer -- again! 

Photo Gallery -- Annette Colombini, Lake Stevens

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

Close Encounters of the Bird Kind -- Jim Beneteau, Arlington, shares an Ogden Nash poem

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

Conservation Committee Report, May 2014

Forest Practices Committee, June 2014


 Upcoming Birding Trips


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