Saturday July 30
Join our AAS field trip bird walk along the Spit between Kilisut Harbor and Port Townsend Bay looking for shore and sea birds. Upon entering Fort Flagler drive to the four-way stop signs and turn left onto Campground Road, following it out to the end to the parking lot across from the RV Campground. Those interested in carpooling from Port Townsend should meet at the Park and Ride near Safeway by 8:15 a.m. I'll meet everyone at the Spit area at 9 am. Bring binoculars, spotting scope, field guides, and dress comfortably with hat and hiking shoes. A Discover Pass is required. Paula Vanderheul, Trip Leader: 360-379-8564 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Friday August 12
Tom Butts, Port Townsend wildlife biologist specializing in bat ecology, will lead an evening bat walk, beginning at 8:00 p.m. at Kah Tai Lagoon near the parking lot. He will focus on interesting facts about the bats in our area, then at dusk he'll use bat detectors that can pick up high frequency calls to identify bats on the wing near the lagoon. Children are welcome. Contact Tom Butts at 360-302-0740 or email@example.com.
Saturday August 20
Meet by the picnic shelter by the little pond. We will search for returning shorebirds and waterfowl around and on the lagoon. Also we look for summer songbirds in the woodland. Ron Sikes, Trip Leader: 360-385-0307 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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