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FIRST SATURDAY BIRDWALK
Since November of 2002 KAS has offered the monthly First Saturday BirdWalk whether there be rain, wind, snow, or sunshine. One need not know anything about birds or nature. Trip leaders and participants will eagerly provide the knowledge and answer any questions. All you need is a pair of binoculars and to dress for the weather. Walking on uneven ground takes two-three hours. Meet at 8:00 AM at the parking lot to Irene Rinehart Riverfront Park (Ellensburg), located on Umptanum Road where the bridge crosses the Yakima River.



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2017 Field Trips
..........Date.......... ..........Event......... Location and Details
January 6th
Saturday
First Saturday Bird Walk, Irene Rinehart Park January’s walk is preceded by a hearty warm-up: gather first at Irene Rinehart parking lot at 8 AM, then head for breakfast at the Bar 14 Restaurant, finally re-assemble afterward at 9 am back at Irene Rinehart parking lot for a 2-hour walk. Winter wonderland specialties to look for are ducks on the ponds and river, Brown Creeper, Dippers and eagles. Frosty foliage and riverside ice are frequent photogenic sidelights. Dress for conditions (COLD). Leaders Steve & Jan, 933-1179.


Kittitas Audubon Field Trip Policy
~For additonal information on any of the above trips, call Steve Moore, 509-933-1179.
~Beginners are encouraged to join any field trip.
~Carpool guidelines are twenty-five cents ($0.25) per mile divided by the number of people in the auto, excluding the driver.
~Children under 18 years of age must be accompanied by a parent or adult.
~Be prepared with appropriate footwear and clothing for changing weather.
~Bring a lunch, drinks, and snacks for trips that go beyond midday.
~No pets, please.
~Bring binoculars and a field guide.
~Have fun and enjoy being out-of-doors.


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