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January/February 2012 Whistler is Online

Click to Download the pdfThe January / February 2012 Whistler
is available now.

Read more of its content:

  • Environmental Lobby Day in Olympia;
  • Presidents Message;
  • Wildlife Sighting: Snowy Owl;
  • Membership Application Form;
  • Recent Lake Sacajawea Social Review;
  • Conservation Issues;
  • 2012 Great Backyard Bird Count;
  • WHAS 2012 Nomination Form;
  • WHAS on Coal;
  • Wildlife Sighting: Pied Junco;
  • Book Review: Bird Cloud;
  • Amphibian Training 2012;
  • WHAS Programs and Field Trips;

WHAS members John and Margaret Green featured in The Chronicle

The Chronicle article featuring the Greens

Here is some great info on birding in our local Cowlitz and Columbia Counties thanks to Willapa Hills Audubon members Margaret and John Green, which were recently interviewed by the St. Helens Chronicle.

"We've had some ducks come into the lake here and people from all over Washington come to see this," said John Green, a long time birder and member of the Willapa Hills Audubon Society. Green and his wife, Margaret, live just across the street from Lake Sacajawea in Longview. The 30-acre park offers some of the best opportunities to get involved in bird watching. "Last year we had a bird that was rare for our area, for our county, and we'd go out and walk the lake and I would run into somebody from Seattle who had come down and hey'd ask where it is," said Margaret.

For more see the article in The Chronicle.

November / December 2011 Whistler is Online

Click to Download the pdfThe November / December 2011 Whistler
is available now.

Read more of its content:

  • WHAS Backyard Bird Calendar;
  • Membership Application Form;
  • Indian Jack Slough Update;
  • WHAS Donation to Wake Robin;
  • President Message;
  • Christmas Bird Count’s 2011 Update;
  • Winter Bird Feeding;
  • Wildlife Sightings;
  • Penguin Program;
  • Book Review: Moby Duck;
  • Backyard Birding Information;
  • WHAS Programs and Field Trips;

Urban Bird Adaptations

Check out this Science News Article "When Birds Go To Town" for insights into how birds adapt to or are impacted by noisy environments, how trash filled diets impact birds reproductive success and what kind of reception the crows in Seattle may give you if you walk around in a caveman mask.

September / October 2011 Whistler is Online

Click to Download the pdfThe September / October 2011 Whistler
is available now.

Read more of its content:

  • WHAS Summer Picnic;
  • Update on Backyard Bird Calendar;
  • WHAS Movie Series;
  • Member Form;
  • Bird Quiz;
  • WHAS Kids Day Story;
  • Sapsuckers – Persistent birds drill into, but usually do not harm trees;
  • Introducing WHAS volunteers;
  • Fall ACOW;
  • WHAS Programs and Field Trips;

July / August 2011 Whistler is Online

Whistler coverThe July / August 2011 Whistler
is available now.

Read more of its content:

  • WHAS Bird-A-Thon Information;
  • Whistler Subscription Change for National Members;
  • Member Form, WHAS News;
  • Birding Steigerwald NWR;
  • Wildlife Sightings; Tid Bits;
  • Book Review: Sandhill and Whooping Cranes;
  • Making your Windows safe for Birds;
  • WHAS Programs and Field Trips;

 

Read about WHAS members in the Daily News

Recently WHAS members Russ and Ann Kastberg as well as John and Margaret Green were featured in an Article in the Daily News. The article shows how one can create a large or small garden to suit different animals. To read more check the Daily News article.

May / June 2011 Whistler is Online

Whistler coverThe May / June 2011 Whistler
is available now.

Read more of its content:

  • WHAS Bird-A-Thon Invitation;
  • Leadership Change;
  • Thank ou to our past president;
  • Member Form, WHAS News;
  • A Fathers Day Message;
  • Backyard Birding Update;
  • Primal Warbling Column;
  • Event Updates;
  • Bird-A-Thon form;
  • Alert email list;
  • WHAS Programs and Field Trips;

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