Happy Autumn! Your copy of October’s Columbia Flyway is here! We have the First-of-Month Bird Walk coming up this Saturday at Frenchman’s Bar Regional Park. There are also activities scheduled this weekend at Ridgefield NWR for BirdFest and at Steigerwald NWR for the reopening this Saturday. There will be a trip to Woodland Bottoms onContinue reading “October newsletter is available!”
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Upcoming VAS Activities
Happy summer! Due to a scheduling conflict, I have to adjust the First-of-Month Bird Walk dates for both August and September. August’s Bird Walk will be held out at Steigerwald Lake NWR on Wednesday, August 3rd. I hope you can join us! This will give us an opportunity to enjoy the refuge together before itContinue reading “Upcoming VAS Activities”
April Newsletter is Available
Happy Spring! The April Columbia Flyway is here! You can click the image to view the entire newsletter. If you didn’t receive a copy in you email inbox, contact us. We have the First-of-Month Bird Walk coming up this Friday at Shillapoo Wildlife Area and Randy has some great field trips scheduled for April 6th andContinue reading “April Newsletter is Available”
February Newsletter is Available
The February 2022 Columbia Flyway has been emailed out and is also available for viewing here. If you didn’t receive a copy in you email inbox, contact us.
Lights Out: Providing Safe Passage for Nocturnal Migrants
Every year, billions of birds migrate north in the spring and south in the fall, the majority of them flying at night, navigating with the night sky. However, as they pass over big cities on their way, they can become disoriented by bright artificial lights and skyglow, often causing them to collide with buildings orContinue reading “Lights Out: Providing Safe Passage for Nocturnal Migrants”
March 2020 Newsletter is available
The March 2020 Columbia Flyway has been sent out and is also available for viewing on the website. If you did not receive your copy in your inbox, contact the membership chair or editor.