At our next WMAS meeting we are going to hear about and see Monarch butterflies during their winter migration to Mexico. Ron Miller and friends visited the location where the Monarchs spend the winter months. He will talk about this wonderful trip on Wednesday, June 1 at 6:30 at Bill's Tavern and Grill, AZ-260 & Bison Pkwy, Show Low.
June 1 WMAS Meeting
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At our next WMAS meeting, we are going to hear about and see Monarch butterflies during their winter migration to Mexico. Ron Miller and friends visited the location where the Monarchs spend the winter months.  He will talk about this wonderful trip on Wednesday, June … Read More

April Chapter Meeting
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At our first meeting of 2022, WMAS Chapter President Mary Williams will outline events and activities for the upcoming year including information about guest speakers, an eBirding seminar and her ‘Birding the White Mountains’ classes. Her PowerPoint presentation also will … Read More

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WMAS Bird Walk Summary 1/22/2022
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WMAS Bird Walk Summary 1/22/2022 Jon Orona Eastern District Forester Arizona Department of Forestry & Fire Management In the tradition of the late 19th-century founder of Fool Hollow, Thomas Jefferson Adair, who was mocked by locals for his endeavors to farm … Read More

December Chapter Meeting
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Sue Sitko will take attendees on a virtual birding tour of Uganda, a long-awaited, twice postponed trip she will be taking this coming September. Over 1,000 species have been recorded in Uganda, which makes this eastern Africa country a birder’s paradise. Join … Read More

November Chapter Meeting
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Dan Groebner with Arizona Game & Fish asks: What do leopard frogs do in the winter since they don’t have to watch out for a foraging great blue heron? Leopard frogs are a food source for many bird species such as cormorants, … Read More

October Chapter Meeting
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Down on the Blue – A film, created by Barbara L. Davis. Tucked away in east central Arizona, 26 miles south of Alpine and 3,000 feet lower in elevation, the last designated “Primitive Area” in the United States is relatively … Read More

August Chapter Meeting
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Ryan Follmuth, Region 1 Aquatic Wildlife Program Manager, will describe the how, what, where, and why of Apache and Gila Trout management in the White Mountains of Arizona. All aspects of native trout recovery will be discussed including how projects … Read More

July Chapter Meeting
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Dave Cagle presents “Winter Birding Locations in the East Valley”. Many WMAS members as well as Dave and Cheryl Cagle are official snowbirds and they will be sharing some of their birding experiences in the East Valley.

June Chapter Meeting
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Ron Miller will give a presentation about Monarch butterfly’s wintering site in the Sierra Madre Mountains of Mexico. He will also discuss Forests for Monarchs, a private NGO that grows seedlings to improve and create more habitat for the Monarchs while … Read More