Upcoming Events and Field Trips

Events & Field Trips

Field Trips

Dec 15 (Saturday) — Toppenish NWR Christmas Bird Count.

Andy Stepniewski (steppie@nwinfo.net) will coordinate leaders and participants while Eric Heisey (magicman32@rocketmail.com) will be the compiler of the Toppenish NWR Christmas Bird Count. Meet at 7 am at the Branding Iron Restaurant (just south of Toppenish on US-97) for a no-host breakfast. Teams will be finalized at breakfast before heading out into the census areas. Post-count pizza dinner beginning about dark at the home of Debie and Ron Brown at 240 Meadowlark Lane on Konnowac Pass. Pizza furnished but beverages, deserts, and side dishes appreciated.

Dec 29 (Saturday) — Yakima Valley CBC.

Denny Granstrand (dgranstrand@gmail.com) is the compiler for the 49th Yakima Valley Christmas Bird Count. Meet at 7 am at Old Town Station Restaurant at the corner of South 1st Street and Valley Mall Blvd. for a no-host breakfast. Teams will be finalized then. Post-count soup (provided) and potluck dinner (deserts, drinks, etc. appreciated) beginning at dark at the home of Andy and Ellen Stepniewski. 902 N. Conestoga Blvd.

Jan 5 (Saturday) - Field Trip Planning Meeting 9am.

You are invited to help plan the 2019 field trip schedule! Bring your ideas of great birding sites that you and/or others would enjoy visiting. The meeting will be held at the home of Andy and Ellen Stepniewski, 902 N. Conestoga Blvd. Contact Field Trip Chair Scott Downes at downess@charter.net if you are interested in attending.