Skagit Audubon

Watching birds, protecting habitat, connecting with nature

President's Message

by John Day

Dear Members and Friends of Skagit Audubon Society,

While I don’t necessarily look forward to the soggy, gray days we so often have here in the Skagit Valley at this time of year, there are some aspects of fall that always fill me with wonder, namely the return of thousands of Trumpeter Swans, Tundra Swans, and Snow Geese, as well as a multitude of other waterfowl.   My first experience of this was in 1973, when I was visiting the area from my home in Olympia and learned that people were reporting a flock of Trumpeters on Francis Road near Clear Lake.  I managed to find my way there and was amazed to see a group of, I think, 50 or so birds. 

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Skagit Audubon Society holds monthly meetings on the second Tuesday of each month except for the months of July and August. We meet at 7:00 pm at Padilla Bay Interpretive Center (Google map), 10441 Bayview-Edison Rd. Mount Vernon. Meetings are open to all.

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