Our mission is to promote appreciation and understanding of the birds and natural environment of Coos County through education, field trips, and local restoration and conservation projects that enhance our community.
Winter into Spring 2014 - CAAS Activities
At the February 22 Field Trip (above) CAAS birders don't often cancel for weather, but the February 15 trip to Coquille Valley had to be changed to the 22nd. And what a difference a week makes--look at that blue sky!
March 12: The CAAS meeting features the photography of Knute Andersson and Lois Miller in the Coos Bay Library Myrtlewood Room (7-9 p.m.). Their presentation will cover birds of the East Coast, Arizona, Costa Rica, and rare bird sightings of Coos and Curry counties. Don't miss this chance to see the wonderful bird and nature photography of two professionals with many decades of experience between them!
March 15: Field trip to Millicoma Marsh. Meet at the Coos Bay Library parking lot at 8:00 a.m. to carpool, or be at the lower field behind Millicoma Middle School in Eastside (Coos Bay) by 8:20 a.m.
April 9: CAAS meeting, Bandon Public Library, 7-9 p.m.
April 12: Field trip (TBA)
May 7 (note, first Wednesday in May): CAAS meeting, Coos Bay library, 7-9 p.m. Our speaker will be Tara Brock, representing PEW Charitable Trust's Pacific Ocean Campaign/Forage Fish.
May 10: Field trip (TBA)
Note: The South Slough Reserve leads birding outings the first Saturday of each month, either in the Charleston area or at the reserve. Check their website for details. Also, Kalmiopsis Audubon Society has a full schedule of birding trips from March through October. They meet in Brookings and Gold Beach for trips in that area. See their website for the calendar and details.
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