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Watching birds, protecting habitat, connecting with nature

JANUARY MEETING – PRESENTED ON ZOOM

Bring Back the Pollinators
presented by Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation
Tuesday, January 12, 7:00 PM

PollinatorsXerces Society Ambassadors, Katie Hefner and Rebekah Gaxiola, will present this fascinating introduction to native bees, their natural history, and tips on how you can provide what they need in small spaces. The information will focus on the four principles of Xerces Bring Back the Pollinators campaign: grow flowers, provide nest sites, avoid pesticides, and share the word.  

Rebekah hails from Oregon and is currently a PhD student at WSU Vancouver studying insect pollinator community response to disturbance. She grew up down the road from the Portland Audubon Society and spent a lot of time there, which influenced her to become a biologist.

Katie has been a Xerces Volunteer for almost 2 years. She is passionate about both invertebrates and education. She is happy to have opportunities from Xerces to put the two together.

Please register for this event at: http://bit.ly/januarysas.

Preregistration is required and is limited to 100 attendees. Please only one registrant per household. After you register you will receive an email with the link to sign in at the time of the event. Questions? Please contact Carla Helm at carlajhelm@comcast.net.

If you missed the excellent December 2020 Member Photo Program, or want to watch it again, a recording is now available for viewing at the following link:  youtu.be/H2hZT2p1P84

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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.

The board of directors meets at the same location at 7:00 pm on the first Tuesday of each month, except for the months of July and August.