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February 2017

Birding Alaska: Young Birder of the Year 2015, Dessi Sieburth

February 16, 2017, 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Whittier Community Center, 7630 Washington Ave.
Whittier, CA 90602 United States
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Alaskan birding will be the topic of the February Program presented by ABA Young Birder of the 2015 year, Dessi Sieburth, age 14. Dessi Sieburt is an outstanding photographer and illustrator. He has already birded in many states. Dessi went to Alaska twice, in 2015 and 2016 and these trips were highlights among his birding trips in the U.S. Dessi will present photos and relate interesting facts learned about the birds he saw on his 2015 trip to Alaska. His…

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March 2017

2017 Annual Conservation Dinner

March 16, 2017, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hillcrest Congregational Church, 2000 West Road
La Habra Heights, CA, 90631
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The Conservation Dinner will be at Hillcrest Church on 2000 West Road, La Habra Heights, CA 90631.  It is $35 a seat. Join us as we honor Bob Henderson and his many years of dedication to Whittier and its environmental causes. Click here to buy tickets online. To buy tickets by mail, please send your check to: Whittier Area Audubon P.O. Box 548 Whittier, CA 90608-0548 Honoring Bob Henderson Through five decades, Bob Henderson has served the City of Whittier…

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April 2017

April Program 2017: Botany for Birders

April 20, 2017, 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Whittier Community Center, 7630 Washington Ave.
Whittier, CA 90602 United States
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Botany for Birders will be presented by Mickey Long at the Whittier Area Audubon general meeting on Thursday, April 20, 2017 at 7:30 pm. What you can learn: Dominant trees and shrubs that provide common perches for birds. Rather than say “it’s in that big tree toward the middle,” you can say “in the sycamore, just left of the ash.”. Learn important food plants, berries, seeds which birds eat. In what plants do I look for Pine Siskins in Fall…

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May 2017

May Program 2017

May 18, 2017, 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Whittier Community Center, 7630 Washington Ave.
Whittier, CA 90602 United States
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Valerie Sinex, owner of Wild Birds Unlimited, Yorba Linda, will be speaking about "Birds in Love" at the Thursday, May 18 meeting of the Whittier Area Audubon Society. The program is free. Light refreshments will be served. The Whittier Area Audubon Society meets at 7:30 pm on the third Thursday of each month from September through June at the Whittier Community Center. Location: 7630 Washington Avenue, Whittier, California. The Community Center is located at 7630 Washington Ave. (not be confused…

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June 2017

Annual Potluck and Photo Sharing Night

June 15, 2017, 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 7:30 pm on the third Thursday of each…

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September 2017

September Program – Catch Me if You Can, How to Take Photos of Hummingbirds

September 21, 2017, 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Whittier Community Center, 7630 Washington Ave.
Whittier, CA 90602 United States
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Steve Kaye, outdoor photographer, will be our featured speaker at our September meeting. He will give an illustrated talk,Catch Me if You Can, How to Take Photos of Hummingbirds. You can read more about Steve at https://www.stevekaye.com. The Whittier Area Audubon Society meets at 7:30 pm on the third Thursday of each month from September through June at the Whittier Community Center. Location: 7630 Washington Avenue, Whittier, California. The Community Center is located at 7630 Washington Ave. (not be confused…

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October 2017

October Program – Solving the Global Warming Problem

October 19, 2017, 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Whittier Community Center, 7630 Washington Ave.
Whittier, CA 90602 United States
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At our October meeting, Craig Hover will give a presentation: Solving the Global Warming Problem. Hover is a retired engineer. He believes that aggressive development of renewable energy sources is necessary for us to successfully meet the challenges of today's national and global environment. He is the author of the book, A World to Come Home to: Ending Global Warming in our Lifetime. Copies of the book will be for sale at the meeting. The Whittier Area Audubon Society meets…

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November 2017

November Program – California Conservation

November 16, 2017, 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Natasha Khanna will discuss California Conservation will be the topic discussed at our November meeting. Natasha Khanna is Audubon California’s new field organizer for Southern California. While she serves as the liaison to Southern California chapters, Natasha helps to build local advocacy on a variety of issues, with climate at the top of the list. In the past, Natasha has volunteered in the Los Nogales nursery and interned with the Palos Verdes/South Bay Audubon Society’s YES program. She comes Audubon…

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December 2017

December Program – Shared Photography Night

December 21, 2017, 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Whittier Community Center, 7630 Washington Ave.
Whittier, CA 90602 United States
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Jay Oberholtzer will be the host for Whittier Area Audubon's "Shared Photography Night" , a night of sharing birds and nature photographs by members and guests. Light refreshments will be served. Please bring your photographs to share on a thumb drive and Jay will project them onto the screen with his digital projector. The Whittier Area Audubon Society meets at 7:30 pm on the third Thursday of each month from September through June at the Whittier Community Center. Location: 7630…

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January 2018

January Program – Birding Southern Ecuador

January 18, 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Whittier Community Center, 7630 Washington Ave.
Whittier, CA 90602 United States
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Birding Southern Ecuador.  Larry and Jennifer Schmahl share their recent experience traveling between four Jocotoco Foundation lodges that showcase several forest types from dry tropical deciduous to high Amazon basin rain forest. They had the chance to learn about the geography and ecology of the southern Ecuadorean Andes and what birds make it their home.  See the birds, critters, and people of southern Ecuador in their slideshow presentation. The Whittier Area Audubon Society meets at 7:30 pm on the third…

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