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Nature Adventure Club

Join us Tuesday afternoons in November (Nov. 3: Bats, Nov.10: Owls) and December (Dec. 1: Seasons, Dec. 8: Birds, Mammals, Amphibians, and more!) as we explore the natural world through virtual sessions with our experienced educators. Through real life specimens, discussion and interactive activities the natural world will open up while in the comfort of your own home. Grades 2-5

November 3rd
Tuesday
3:30PM 1 hour
Member Price: $14.95
Non-member Price: $19.95
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November 10th
Tuesday
3:30PM 1 hour
Member Price: $14.95
Non-member Price: $19.95
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December 1st
Tuesday
3:30PM 1 hour
Member Price: $14.95
Non-member Price: $19.95
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December 8th
Tuesday
3:30PM 1 hour
Member Price: $14.95
Non-member Price: $19.95
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Winter Wandering

Spend school breaks adventuring through the forest, making art, searching for signs and secrets of animals in winter, and playing games among the trees! Come walk the trails and discover all of the hidden beauty and artistic inspiration that lies in Portland Audubon’s Nature Sanctuary. On these two-day adventures, you will discover all of the beauty that winter offers us, the forest ,and our animal friends. Join us to create construct, explore the forest, and create to your heart’s content! (Nov 23&24: Nature's Art, Dec 21&22: Wild Winter Art, Dec 22&23: Into the Woods, Dec 28&29: Hoot's There, and Dec 29&30: Wild in the Winter)

November 23rd
Monday
to 24th
Tuesday
8:45AM 2 days
Member Price: $85.00
Non-member Price: $100.00
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December 21st
Monday
to 22nd
Tuesday
8:45AM 2 days
Member Price: $85.00
Non-member Price: $100.00
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December 22nd
Tuesday
to 23rd
Wednesday
12:30PM 2 days
Member Price: $85.00
Non-member Price: $100.00
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December 28th
Monday
to 29th
Tuesday
8:45AM 2 days
Member Price: $85.00
Non-member Price: $100.00
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December 29th
Tuesday
to 30th
Wednesday
12:30PM 2 days
Member Price: $85.00
Non-member Price: $100.00
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Stories of the Earth - for Cedar Hills KP Students

You will read a nature-themed story and do activities virtually with your classmates and Portland Audubon's amazing Abby!

January 20th, 2021
Wednesday
10:00AM 1 hour
$11.95
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January 27th, 2021
Wednesday
10:00AM 1 hour
$11.95
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Audubon Birding Day: Bring in the New Year in Washington County

The day will start at Fernhill Wetlands, then we will bird a few other spots until the day ends near Forest Grove.

January 1st, 2021
Friday
8:00AM 8 hours 30 minutes
Member Price: $85.00
Non-member Price: $115.00
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Deciphering Molt: The Basics

Learn the when, where, why, and how of feather molt, the often confusing terminology of molt cycles, and the fascinating array of molt strategies used by birds in Oregon.

December 17th
Thursday
6:00PM 1 hour
Member: $20.00
Non-member: $30.00
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The Ecology of Feathers

Join Portland Audubon field biologist Candace Larson on a journey into the form and function of one of nature’s most versatile adaptations.

December 16th
Wednesday
6:00PM 1 hour
Member: $20.00
Non-member: $30.00
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Audubon Birding Day: Tillamook

In winter, the agricultural fields in Tillamook serve as a refuge for gulls, sparrows, and raptors. Black Phoebe and White-tailed Kite are among the day’s targets.

December 16th
Wednesday
8:00AM 8 hours
Member Price: $85.00
Non-member Price: $115.00
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Birding for Beginners: Recording Your Observations

Join Brodie to demystify the many ways birders can record what they see and hear, and contribute meaningfully to community science.

December 15th
Tuesday
6:00PM 1 hour
Member: $20.00
Non-member: $30.00
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Birding Oregon Hotspots: Washington County Wetlands

This class will explore the best wetland sites from Hillsboro to the edge of the Coast Range. We will cover the well known sites, but also the little out-of-way wetlands that most birders miss.

December 10th
Thursday
6:00PM 1 hour
Member: $20.00
Non-member: $30.00
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Birding for Beginners: How to Identify Birds

This class will focus on the process of bird identification, with a few tips and potential pitfalls along the way.

December 8th
Tuesday
6:00PM 1 hour
Member: $20.00
Non-member: $30.00
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December: Virtual Birding on Sauvie Island

Greg documents a day birding Sauvie Island in December. Hone the essential skills of identifying birds by sight, sound, behavior, and habitat in this fun, interactive class.

December 7th
Monday
6:00PM 1 hour
Member: $20.00
Non-member: $30.00
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Audubon Birding Day: Baskett Slough & Ankeny NWR

We will search for Horned Lark, waterfowl, and Northern Shrike at Baskett Slough; then we will close the day at Ankeny searching for Short-eared Owl.

December 5th
Saturday
8:00AM 8 hours
Member Price: $85.00
Non-member Price: $115.00
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Birding for Beginners: Tools of the Trade

In the second part of this series, Brodie will walk you through what you need in order to identify birds and record your observations.

December 1st
Tuesday
6:00PM 1 hour
Member: $20.00
Non-member: $30.00
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Birding for Beginners: Introduction to Birding

New to birding? In this introduction for beginners, the what, how, and why of one of the fast-growing hobbies in the world will be explained.

November 24th
Tuesday
6:00PM 1 hour
Member: $20.00
Non-member: $30.00
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Audubon Birding Day: Finley National Wildlife Refuge

We will bird the different habitats of Finley focusing on winter birds, waterfowl, and rarities; hoping for Northern Shrike, Rough-legged Hawk, Western Bluebird, and Short-eared Owl.

November 22nd
Sunday
8:00AM 9 hours
Member Price: $85.00
Non-member Price: $115.00
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Field Trip: Crown Zellerbach and Columbia County

With its proximity to the river, Columbia County is famous for waterfowl and raptors. We'll look for swans, unusual geese, interesting sparrows, and whatever else pops up.

November 4th
Wednesday
8:00AM 4 hours
Member Price: $65.00
Non-member Price: $85.00
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Field Trip: Tillamook Area

We will search for shorebirds and waterfowl flocks in the Tillamook area. Also, this is a good time of year for unusual birds such as Long-tailed Duck, White-tailed Kite, and Palm Warbler.

November 20th
Friday
8:00AM 5 hours
Member Price: $65.00
Non-member Price: $85.00
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Advanced Waterfowl Identification

There are some pretty serious identification challenges for the waterfowl enthusiast. Here we’ll look at lookalikes as well as some less common waterfowl you may see this winter.

November 19th
Thursday
6:00PM 1 hour
Member: $20.00
Non-member: $30.00
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Birding Oregon Hotspots: Columbia Estuary

This class will explore sites from the massive Fort Stevens State Park east through Hammond and Warrenton to the Youngs River. This area includes a great range of habitats.

November 17th
Tuesday
6:00PM 1 hour
Member: $20.00
Non-member: $30.00
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Field Trip: Coffee Lake Wetland and Coffee Creek

These Wilsonville area wetlands and the surrounding marshy area hold ducks, occasionally swans, and wrens. Unusual finds have included Northern Shrike and Swamp Sparrow.

November 15th
Sunday
8:00AM 2 hours
Member Price: $45.00
Non-member Price: $65.00
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Field Trip: Clackamas County Hotspots

Discover the birding patches near Canby and Molalla. We will search for Western Meadowlark, herons and egrets, Northern Harrier, Peregrine Falcon, and Acorn Woodpecker.

November 13th
Friday
8:00AM 5 hours
Member Price: $65.00
Non-member Price: $85.00
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Beginning Waterfowl Identification

From geese to ducks and swans and beyond, there's a lot of birds swimming in our waters! This identification class gives you the tools you need to identify them with confidence.

November 12th
Thursday
6:00PM 1 hour
Member: $20.00
Non-member: $30.00
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November Virtual Birding on Sauvie Island

Greg documents a day birding Sauvie Island in November. Hone the essential skills of identifying birds by sight, sound, behavior, and habitat in this fun, interactive class.

November 10th
Tuesday
6:00PM 1 hour
Member: $20.00
Non-member: $30.00
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Winter Sparrows

While all these little brown birds may look alike at first glance, this class will show you the differences in size, shape, color, and behavior that enable you to identify the different species.

November 9th
Monday
6:00PM 1 hour
Member: $20.00
Non-member: $30.00
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Field Trip: Lolo Pass Road

We will make various stops through changing habitats as this road climbs the flanks of Mt. Hood. Red Crossbill, Evening Grosbeak, Sooty Grouse, and Horned Lark are possibilities.

November 8th
Sunday
8:00AM 5 hours
Member Price: $65.00
Non-member Price: $85.00
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Audubon Birding Day: Newport and Seawatch

In favorable conditions, we will chase for alcids and tubenoses at Boiler Bay State Wayside. Then we will hit various spots around Newport for rarities, storm birds, and winter visitors.

November 7th
Saturday
8:00AM 8 hours 30 minutes
Member Price: $85.00
Non-member Price: $115.00
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Field Trip: Timothy Lake Area

The deep water of Timothy lake can attract a surprising variety of species. Fall migration is a great time to look for Common, Pacific and Red-throated Loons, Western, Clark’s, Red-necked, Eared and Horned Grebes, and over the years even Common Tern and Sabine’s Gulls have been seen. We’ll visit a few nearby locations to look for migrating passerines as well, including northern migrants, such as Ruby-crowned Kinglet and Golden-crowned Sparrow.

November 6th
Friday
8:00AM 5 hours
Member Price: $65.00
Non-member Price: $85.00
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Understanding Waterfowl

In this introduction we'll take a look at the evolution, anatomy, and behavior of waterfowl.

November 5th
Thursday
6:00PM 1 hour
Member: $20.00
Non-member: $30.00
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Afternoon Explorers

Join us and one of our experienced educators on guided activities at our Nature Sanctuary for kids age 2nd-5th. See wildlife, engage in hands-on activities and explore everything that the forest has to offer. If you like walking through the woods and getting your hands dirty, we hope to see you there!

November 5th
Thursday
1:00PM 2 hours
Member Price: $17.95
Non-member Price: $19.95
Inquire
November 12th
Thursday
1:00PM 2 hours
Member Price: $17.95
Non-member Price: $19.95
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December 3rd
Thursday
2:00PM 2 hours
Member Price: $30.00
Non-member Price: $40.00
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Klamath Basin

Come with us to explore the Klamath Basin, home to six National Wildlife Refuges and one of the most important wetland ecosystems in Western North America. We will visit Upper and Lower Klamath Lake and Tule Lake N.W.R., and explore the surrounding meadows, forests and grasslands. Our visit is timed to see the spectacular spring migration of Snow, Ross’s and White-fronted Geese, along with a great diversity of waterfowl and plenty of raptors, including Rough-legged Hawk, Golden Eagle, and Prairie Falcon. *Please select whether you are a member or non-member. You can either pay the deposit or the entire balance at this time.

March 25th
Thursday
to 28th, 2021
Sunday
4 days
Non-member Price: $1,095.00
Member Price: $895.00
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