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Events under 'Field Trips'
Monday, May 28, 2018

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Annual Klipchuck CG Campout – Mile 175 –SR 20

Each summer members and friends of Skagit Audubon gather in this US Forest Service campground off Highway 20.  It is 1.2 miles up a side road on the north side of the highway near Mile Post 175 at an elevation of 2,900 feet.  There are usually plenty of sharp eyes in our group and the birding is great right on the campground loops as well as further down in the Methow Valley.  There is no schedule or plan beyond a Saturday night dinner potluck.  Informal groups form to look for birds, or folks go out on their own with binoculars or cameras.  Klipchuck is a magnet for warblers, vireos, flycatchers, woodpeckers, hummingbirds and wildflowers.  A trail to Discovery Butte leads up the hill right out of the campground for the ambitious hiker.  Deer are usually fawning around the campground so dogs are not recommended and must be kept on leashes at all times.

Fri. Jun 15, 2018 4:00 pm - Sun. Jun 17, 2018 4:00 pm
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Big Four Trail and Wetlands

Meet at 6:30 am at Exit 212 off I-5 Park & Ride for carpools or 8:00 am at the Big Four Picnic Area on Mountain Loop Hwy. 92.  The beautiful Big Four area lies along the south fork of the Stillaguamish River east of Granite Falls.  Plan to hike around 2 miles and bring a lunch.  We’ll do a combo field trip with history, birds and plants.  The birding is exceptional in June.  The picnic area has spectacular views of Big Four Mountain and Hall Peak.  We will break up in the early afternoon.  A NW Forest Pass is required.  Leaders:  Pam Pritzl 360.387.7024 and Jeff Osmundsen, 360.435.4297 or jeffo4297@gmail.com.

Thu. Jun 21, 2018 6:30 am - 2:00 pm
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