WOS Okanogan Highlands/Waterville Plateau Winter Trip

When: February 19, 2022 – February 21, 2022 all-day

Join Shep Thorp and Scott Ramos for winter birding in the Okanogan Highlands and Waterville Plateau. We’ll be staying at the Omak Inn in Omak, Friday February 18th through Monday February 21st, birding our way home Monday February the 21st. Our trip will start Saturday morning 2/19 at 6:30 am…

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Spring Migration in Washtucna and other Migrant Traps with Leader Michael Woodruff

When: May 29, 2022 @ 6:00 am – 4:00 pm
Where: Bassett Park, Washtucna, WA

Spring Migration in Washtucna and other Migrant Traps May 29, 2021 (Sunday) Leader: Michael Woodruff Email: mkd.woodruff AT gmail.com – please email at any time to reserve your spot on the trip Phone: 509-496-7973 Maximum # of participants (flexible) is eight. Meet at 6 a.m. at Bassett Park in Washtucna,…

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Birding Grant County

When: November 13, 2021 @ 7:00 am – 4:15 pm
Where: Coulee City Community Park

This field trip is for WOS members. Participants must be fully vaccinated. Carpooling is available. Trip leader is Matt Yawney. Maximum number of registrants: 10. Contact Matt to sign up at 509 964 6594 (cell) or email: myawney@hotmail.com Plan: Drive to Northrup Canyon (25 mins)- hike into Northrup Canyon- 2-3…

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Special Two-Part Meeting

When: December 6, 2021 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: Online only

WOS will hold its Annual Business and Awards Meeting and Dennis Paulson will speak on The Great Blue Heron –Wetlands Icon. This meeting will be held online only. Each part will last about 45 minutes. Information on how to listen and see the presentations using the GoToMeeting app will be…

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Kim Adelson on Birds and Dinosaurs

When: November 1, 2021 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: Online only

Dr. Kim Adelson will be the featured speaker. Her subject will be The Birds who Lived with (Other) Dinosaurs: Part 2 of “The Dinosaurs Amongst Us” talk. This talk is a continuation of Kim’s presentation to WOS last February of “The Dinosaurs Amongst Us”. Kim promises you won’t get lost…

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Columbia Basin Migrant Traps

When: September 26, 2021 @ 7:00 am – 5:00 pm
Where: Starting at Bassett Park, Washtucna, Wa

Trip Title: Columbia Basin Migrant Traps Trip Leader: RJ Baltierra Contact me at Richard.baltierra@outlook.com with questions or to sign up. Day before or day of the trip call my cell at 509-540-5084 Date: Sunday September 26, 2021 Meeting time & place: Meet at 7 am at Bassett Park, Washtucna. Max…

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Jack Nisbet on “The Last Wild Condors in the PNW”

When: October 4, 2021 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: Online only

WOS’s monthly meetings resume October 4, 2021 with an online presentation by author, naturalist and teach Jack Nisbet on “The Last Wild Condors in the Pacific Northwest.” His presentation will explore written and oral records of wild California condors in the Columbia River drainage, with particular attention to late 19th…

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Puget Sound Bird Fest

When: September 11, 2021 – September 12, 2021 all-day
Where: Edmonds, Washington

Celebrated Local Author and Naturalist to Kick off Puget Sound Bird Fest 17th annual Keynote presentation offers a rare look at a rare bird (Edmonds – WA) Award-winning author Maria Mudd Ruth has been selected as the 2021 Keynote presenter for the 17 th annual Puget Sound Bird Fest taking…

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POSTPONED: South end of Lake Coeur d’Alene, Benewah County, Idaho

When: June 26, 2021 @ 7:00 am – 4:00 pm
Where: Meet at Heyburn State Park HQ, East of Plummer, ID

POSTPONED: South end of Lake Coeur d’Alene, Benewah County, Idaho Trip Leader: Charles Swift Meet: 7:00 AM, Heyburn State Park Headquarters east of Plummer, Idaho NOTE: This trip has been postponed, likely until September. Contact Charles Swift at chaetura@gmail.com or 208-301-8173 if you are interested. We will cover Heyburn State…

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Member Photo Night

When: June 7, 2021 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: Online only

The next Monthly Meeting, on June 7, will feature photos taken by WOS members. Elaine Chuang is organizing this virtual presentation.

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