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Aventures while Backpacking Washington

Craig RomanoThe WIllapa Hills Audubon Society and the Lower Columbia College Biology Society welcome back outdoors man, photographer and veteran guidebook author Craig Romano to Longview to discuss his adventures while researching his latest book, Backpacking Washington.

He'll be speaking at the Wollenberg Auditorium in the Rose Center for the Arts at Lower Columbia College in Longview on Wednesday, October 17th at 7:00 pm.

The presentation is free and everyone is invited to attend.

Kids Day 2012

Willapa Hills Audubon will have a table at Bob's Merchandise Kids' Day on Saturday June 2nd from 9 to 3 with bird related educational activities aimed at the many children attending the event. Stop by to join in the fun for the kids dissecting owl pellets, assembling pre-cut wood duck boxes and making feather bookmarks.

Free screening of "Bag It"

"Please join the Willapa Hills Audobon Society and the Lower Columbia College Biological Society in viewing a free screening of the documentary movie "Bag It" on Friday, May 18 at 6:30 pm in the Wollenberg Auditorium at LCC.  This film explores our plastic world and the environmental implacations of the 12,000 plastic bags Americans throw away every minute.  Anyone interested in this important issue is welcome to attend."

Birds of Prey - Live presented by Portland Audubon

Please join Willapa Hills Audubon Society and the Lower Columbia College Biological Society at the live educational bird presentation by the Portland Audubon Society Tuesday, on April 3 at Lower Columbia College, Longview, Student Center, 6:30pm.. You'll have a chance to see an owl, falcons, a turkey vulture and a raven up close and personal and learn all about them, the important role of birds in our environment and how we can all help conserve them. This free event is sponsored by Portland and Willapa Hills Audubon Societies.

Still Walking: Bigfoot in the Dark Divide and Beyond

Our March Program will be featuring our special guest speaker Dr. Robert Michael Pyle, a renowned naturalist and conservation biologist (and WHAS member). He will be talking with us about his experiences searching for Big Foot in the Washington Cascades in his presentation “Still Walking: Bigfoot in the Dark Divide and Beyond.” Dr. Pyle will reveal some exciting new developments in his research. Refreshments will be served.

We hope you plan to join us on Saturday March 10th, at 7:00pm for this free stellar event at the Cowlitz PUD Auditorium at 961 12th Avenue in Longview WA.

Noah Strycker presents penguins in Antarctica

Noah with chickIce, penguins, and the cold comforts of living and working in Antarctica will be featured in a lively slide show by Oregon birder and author Noah Strycker, 25, at a special meeting of the Willapa Hills Audubon Society. The free one-hour “Among Penguins” event is scheduled for 7:00 pm on Thursday, December 1st at the Cowlitz PUD Auditorium, 961 12th Avenue in Longview.

Strycker spent three months during the Antarctic summer researching and photographing a quarter-million Adélie Penguins.

Read more: Noah Strycker presents penguins in Antarctica

25th Anniversary of Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area Act

Please join Willapa Hills Audubon Society and the Lower Columbia College Biological Society on Friday, November 18 at 7pm in room PSC 102 at Lower Columbia College in welcoming Columbia River Gorge Commissioner Judy Davis in celebration of the 25th anniversary this month of the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area act.  She'll discuss what has happened over the last 25 years due to the gorge's designation as a National Scenic Area.

This free program is sponsored by the Willapa Hills Audubon Society. Everyone is welcome.

How Many Legs Does a Frog Really Need to Catch a Fly?

Please join the Willapa Hills Audubon Society in welcoming biologist Laura Guderyahn to Longview on Thursday, October 27th at 6:30 pm in the auditorium at the Longview Public Library, 1600 Louisiana Street.

Her talk will be "How Many Legs Does a Frog Really Need to Catch a Fly?". She'll be speaking on amphibian malformations and mutations based on her research on the topic, and will discuss what's causing these mutations and what they signify regarding the health of our environment.

The program is free, all are welcome and refreshments will be served.

WHAS Movie Series

On Saturday October 8 at 1:00 pm at the Longview Library, the Willapa Hills Audubon Society will be showing another movie in the "Birds of Hollywood" series, namely "Animals are Beautiful People", a humorous, Golden Globe-winning documentary about wildlife in southern Africa.  This is a great movie for adults and kids.

The movie and the popcorn are free and all are welcome.

 

Exploring the South Cascades and Mount Rainier

Copyright Alan Bauer

UPDATE: This program had to be rescheduled.

On Thursday, October 13th the Willapa Hills Audubon Society will be welcoming noted outdoor photographer and author Alan Bauer to Longview to discuss "Exploring the South Cascades and Mount Rainier."

The presentation will be at the Longview Library, 1600 Louisiana Street, at 6:30 pm. Alan will talk about his adventures exploring the mountains of our area, including the flora, fauna, geology and other natural history and show his fabulous photography.

The talk is free, all are welcome, and refreshments will be served.