What Are We Up To?
Western Screech Owl
Photo by Barbara L. Davis
The White Mountain Audubon Society is one of the most active Aububon Chapters in Arizona, hosting birders from our community and the world with a wide variety of activities and bird watching opportunities.
Our Calendar is a brief description of all of our activities by date.
For more detailed information about each event click on the menu at the left side of this screen for:
MEETINGS -- Come and hear exceptional speakers, learn, have fun and meet other bird watchers.
FIELD TRIPS -- These take place at nearby lakes and wildlife areas. Be sure to check the meeting place and time and what to bring on the Field Trip Page.
SPECIAL EVENTS – Our unique opportunities to become more involved with bird watching and have a great time.
Check this page frequently for ADDITIONS, CHANGES, and UPDATES.
WHITE MOUNTAIN AUDUBON SOCIETY
Schedule of Events
6th- Regular monthly meeting; speaker will be Michael Ingraldi of AZ G&F Department who will give a program on current bird studies he is involved with.
9th- Fieldtrip will be to Woodland and Rainbow Lakes. Possible birds to see are Mallard, Coot, Pied-billed Grebe, Ruddy Duck and more. Meet at Pinetop McDonald’s parking lot at 7:00 am
3rd- Regular monthly meeting; speakers will be Craig Miller and John Davis of TREK WEST. Meeting will begin at 6:00pm at Pinetop Brewing Co. in Pinetop.
13th- Fieldtrip is scheduled for Pintail and Telephone Lakes. You may see Canvasback, Redhead and Ruddy Duck, Mallard; perhaps raptors, phoebe and Red-winged Blackbird. Meet at McDonald’s at 7:00 am in Show Low.
1ST- Regular monthly meeting; speakers will be Mea Stees and Dorothy Lamm of Flagstaff. Their program will be on the invasive weed eradication project at Logan’s Crossing in Flagstaff.
11th- North American Migration Count in Apache & Navajo Counties- Apache County participants, meet at 6:00 am at McDonald’s in Pinetop or meet at 7:00 am at Wenima Wildlife Area near Springerville. Navajo County participants contact Eric Hough at firstname.lastname@example.org
25th- Beginning Birder’s Workshop will begin at 9 am at Pinetop-Lakeside Town Center.
1st-31st Birdathon will be the entire month.
5th- Regular monthly meeting with speaker Hugh Grinnell of Tucson and Pinetop; he will give an impersonation of George Bird Grinnell, his distant cousin, the founder of the Audubon Society.
8th- White Mountain Audubon Nature Film Festival; films will be shown at the Pinetop-Lakeside Town Center with schedule to be announced.
10th- Regular monthly meeting speaker will be Dr. Karl Hoerig of Fort Apache Historical Museum who will give a program on his work at the museum.
13th- Fieldtrip will be to Show Low Bluff Trail south of Show Low; birds likely to be seen are Juniper Titmouse, Robin, and some warblers. Meet at McDonald’s in Show Low at 7:00 am
27th- Hummingbird Banding with Sheri Williamson at Sipe Wildlife Area near Springerville.
7th- Regular monthly meeting; speakers will be Ken & Barb Smith of Pinetop and Hawaii. Their program will be on birds of their area in Hawaii.
10th- A fieldtrip is planned for Luna Lake where you may see Bald Eagle, Osprey, other raptors, Great Blue Heron and ducks. Meet at 7:00 am at McDonald’s in Pinetop. Bring lunch, snacks and water.
4th- Regular monthly meeting; Joe & Marta Peddie of Alpine will give a program on the Eagle Watch Program they do for AZ G&F Department.
14th- The fieldtrip is planned for Silver Creek Fish Hatchery; possible birds are Black Phoebe, swallows, raptors and a great variety of wildflowers. Meet at McDonald’s in Show Low at 7:00 am.
2nd: Deb Brewster with U. S. Forest Service, who will do a program on Goshawk research.
12th- A fieldtrip to Concho Lake is planned where you may see a variety of waterfowl, raptors, and migrating birds. Meet at McDonald’s in Show Low at 7:00 am. Bring snacks, lunch and water.
6th- The film "Apache 8" will be shown as the program.
9th- Fieldtrip is scheduled to Williams Creek Fish Hatchery; reservation permit is required. You may see waterfowl, cormorant and raptors. Meet at McDonald’s in Pinetop at 7:00 am and bring snacks, lunch and water.
4th- Christmas Potluck Dinner at 6:00 pm in Room 16 at the Pinetop-Lakeside Town Center. Bring a dish to share.
21st- Christmas Bird Count attendees will meet at 7:00 am at Bobbi Jo’s Restaurant in Pinetop.
MEETINGS are held at 7:00pm at the Pinetop-Lakeside Town Center on Niels Hansen Lane in Lakeside. Programs person is Loretta Pena at 928-368-3380.
FIELDTRIPS are held on the 2nd Saturday (this is changed from the 3rd Saturday) of the month from March-November. Please see the website for changes and updates: www.whitemountainaudubon.org or call Mary Ellen at 928-367-2462.
MEETINGS are held at 7:00pm at the Pinetop-Lakeside Town Council Chambers on Neils Hansen Lane. Programs coordinator: Loretta Pena
FIELDTRIPS meet at various times and places. Please check the newsletter or website for more information. Bring binoculars, water, and lunch. For more information contact Mary Ellen at 367-2462 or email@example.com
CHANGES AND UPDATES to this schedule will appear in the Osprey Overlook, the White Mountain Independent and on the website whitemountainaudubon.org or call 367-2462.___________________________________________________________________________________