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Fall Bird House Sale

Saturday in October 21st, 2017 — 9 am to 12 pm

Central Sierra Audubon Society (CSAS) will join the California Native Plant Society in Jamestown for our annual sale of bird boxes, books and other birding articles. It’s never too early to start building a birdhouse, bat house or bird feeder to donate to the sale. For wood and/or plans, call Tom Harrington, at 209- 694-8564. We also will need volunteers to help with the sale, which has been held in Rocca Park on Main Street. The hours will be between 9am and 12pm. Members will be on hand to offer advice on the siting of bird boxes and on bird feeders and suitable foods, so if you have any questions related to birding, come and ask the experts!
Sales of bird houses is one of our major sources of income to fund natural science college students as they go off to face increasingly burdensome tuition fees. We are proud of our increasing investment in local students who have a purpose beyond money-making.

Central Valley Birding Symposium 2017

The Central Valley Bird Club will be hosting the 21st annual Central Valley Birding Symposium Nov. 16-19, 2017, at the Stockton Hilton Hotel in Stockton, CA. The Great Central Valley, in the heart of California and the Pacific Flyway, is uniquely situated for excellent birding. Please join us as the CVBS again celebrates the best of birding in the Central Valley! Come meet the board and staff members! Reconnect with old friends and meet new ones! For information contact CVBS 2017.

Adopt-A-Highway cleanup

Watch for Next Date Here (Last pickup was Sept. 15)

As many of you know, CSAS has adopted a stretch of Highway 120 overlooking Lake Don Pedro, in order to keep it clear of garbage. The Audubon club does this once every other month. Our next Adopt-A-Highway cleanup will be on a Friday in November, and we invite you to join us for a pleasant social couple of hours.  We meet at Perko’s in Sonora usually at 7:00 am to carpool to the Lake Don Pedro Vista parking lot at the west end of the bridge. You probably know that the vista point is filled with Caltrans machinery and equipment as they work on the bridge, but that’s not a problem for us to do our clean-up. We will be starting one-half hour after meeting at Perko’s and be finished with two hours.  If weather is in doubt, call Tom Harrington at 694-8564 before 6:30 am.