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September 2018

Birding Ecuador

September 20, 2018, 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Whittier Community Center, 7630 Washington Ave.
Whittier, CA 90602 United States
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Birding Ecuador will be presented by Whittier Audubon member Susanna Guerrero. Susanna will share photos from her recent trip to the coast and highlands of southern Ecuador, and the Galapagos. She will share what she learned about the Jocotoco Antpitta, a highly secretive bird that was discovered only 20 years ago. The Whittier Area Audubon general meeting and program will be held on at the Whittier Community Center. The program is free and light refreshments will be served.

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October 2018

October Program: The dramatic story of the California Condor–its near extinction and its recovery from the brink

October 18, 2018, 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

The dramatic story of the California Condor--it's near extinction and its recovery from the brink will be the topic of the Whittier Area Audubon's general meeting on Thursday, October 18, 2018 Light refreshments will be served. Vic Leipzig will make the presentation. He is a past-president of Sea and Sage Audubon and representative to the Board of Audubon California for the southern California chapters. He teaches birding classes for the adult education program of Saddleback College. The Whittier Area Audubon…

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November 2018

November Program: How to Teach Birding to Kids

November 15, 2018, 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Whittier Community Center, 7630 Washington Ave.
Whittier, CA 90602 United States
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How to Teach Birding to Kids will be the topic presented by our own First Vice President, Kathy Fricker. Kathy Fricker is an elementary school teacher and uses the Audubon Adventures program from the National Audubon Society in both her classroom curriculum and in her birding club. Please come for a fun visual presentation and you will also learn fun facts about birds. The event is free and light refreshments will be served. The Whittier Community Center is at the…

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December 2018

December Program – Photo Sharing Night!

December 20, 2018, 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Whittier Community Center, 7630 Washington Ave.
Whittier, CA 90602 United States
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Many of our members are very fine amateur photographers. Our December general meeting is traditionally a photo share evening. Bring some of your favorite photos on a thumb drive or CD and Jay Oberholtzer will perform computer magic to put your picture on the big screen. When choosing your offerings, remember that we want the time to see everyone’s pictures, so limit accordingly. The Whittier Area Audubon general meeting and program will be held on at the Whittier Community Center.…

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January 2019

January Program: Birding Trinidad & Tobago

January 17, 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Whittier Community Center, 7630 Washington Ave.
Whittier, CA 90602 United States
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Martyn Kenefick will speak about Birding Trinidad & Tobago from the Asa Wright Nature Centre. Home to 482 species of bird, not forgetting 68 different bats, 45 snakes, 50 spiders, 30 frogs and toads, 120 Dragonflies, 765 butterflies and close to 3,500 moths - the islands really are an introduction to the natural history of South America. Get a great taste of tropical birding in Trinidad’s high mountain rain forests, sandy beaches with nesting turtles, and mangroves with Scarlet Ibis…

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February 2019

February Program: Birding in Colombia

February 21, 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Whittier Community Center, 7630 Washington Ave.
Whittier, CA 90602 United States
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Larry and Jennifer Schmahl share photos and stories from their nature trip to Central Colombia last June. Colombia is famous for being the most bird-rich country on earth. While that's impressive, so too, is its overall biodiversity which is eclipsed only by that of Brazil...which has the advantage of being seven times larger. The unique topography of the country - Pacific and Caribbean coasts, three Andean ranges, Amazonian rainforest, and llanos - supports a great number of bird species, including…

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March 2019

2019 Conservation Dinner

March 19, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hillcrest Congregational Church, 2000 West Road
La Habra Heights, CA 90631 United States
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Please join us for our Annual Conservation Dinner will take place on Tuesday, March 19th at Hillcrest Congregational Church.  Each year we take the opportunity to acknowledge members of our greater community who have worked to preserve our environment through advocacy, education, and leadership. Honoring Michael Hughes Michael Hughes has represented the community of Hacienda Heights on the Board of Directors of the Puente Hills Habitat Preservation Authority since 2010.  Prior to his appointment as Director, he served on the…

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April 2019

April Program: Wonderful Woodpeckers

April 18, 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Whittier Community Center, 7630 Washington Ave.
Whittier, CA 90602 United States
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Valerie Sinex of the Wild Birds Unlimited store in Yorba Linda will give a presentation on Wonderful Woodpeckers. The Whittier Area Audubon general meeting and program will be held on at the Whittier Community Center. The program is free and light refreshments will be served.

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May 2019

May Program

May 16, 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Whittier Community Center, 7630 Washington Ave.
Whittier, CA 90602 United States
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Bruce Everett will be speaking at our May meeting about the poisonous species of plants in the Puente Hills Habitat Authority. The Whittier Area Audubon general meeting and program will be held on at the Whittier Community Center. The program is free and light refreshments will be served.

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June 2019

2019 Annual Potluck and Photo Sharing Evening

June 20, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Whittier Community Center, 7630 Washington Ave.
Whittier, CA 90602 United States
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Please join us at our Annual Potluck and Photo Sharing Night! Please note that the time is earlier than usual – 6:00 pm for the potluck. The photo sharing will begin around 7:00 pm. Bring a main dish, side dish, salad, or desert to share. Bring your own drinks and plate, utensils, etc. Bring your photos on a flash drive or CD in JPEG format. The Whittier Area Audubon Society meets at the Whittier Community Center. Location: 7630 Washington Avenue,…

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