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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
October 7th
Saturday
First Saturday Bird Walk, Irene Rinehart Park Pumpkin and cornstalk time. Look for some iconic Fall birds among the yellowing leaves, searching out the seeds and berries that will keep them warm and healthy as the weather turns south. See it all at Irene Rinehart riverside park, starting at the parking lot off of Umptanum Rd at 8 AM for a 3-hour walk. Leader TBA. Call 933-1179 for info.
November 4th
Saturday
First Saturday Bird Walk, Irene Rinehart Park As the breath turns frosty and leaves are now seriously yellow and falling about our shoulders, resident birds and others down from the mountains are prepared to make a home among the cottonwoods. For a 3 hour walk in bracing weather: Irene Rinehart riverside park, starting at the parking lot off of Umptanum Rd at 8 AM. Steve and Jan lead; 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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