Skagit Audubon

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November Program-Presented In-Person & On Zoom

“Using Birds as Indicators of Habitat Objectives”

Presented by: Phyllis Reed, U.S. Forest Service

Tuesday, November 8th at 7 pm

Please join Skagit Audubon Society for our hybrid member meeting at the Padilla Bay Interpretive Center, 10441 Bayview-Edison Rd., Mt. VernonPacificWrenDavidAllenSibley, or attend virtually on Zoom (see below for Zoom registration details).

Birds are considered excellent indicators of ecosystem health.  Join us for a presentation and discussion about how birds were used to inform USFS habitat conservation planning in the South Fork Stillaguamish drainage.

Phyllis Reed is the North Zone Wildlife Biologist for the USFS on the Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest.  She has spent most of her career on the Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest in various roles from seasonal wilderness ranger to wildlife biologist, environmental coordinator, ecosystem resource administrator, and acting District Ranger.  One of her major roles is being a part of the interdisciplinary teams working on landscape vegetation management projects in which wildlife habitat enhancement is one of the objectives.  Illustration of Pacific Wren by David Allen Sibley.

In-person attendees must be fully vaccinated and please do not attend if you have any symptoms of illness.  Masks are optional.  If you plan to attend the event virtually on Zoom, please register for this Zoom event at:  Preregistration for the Zoom event is required.  Please only one Zoom registrant per household.  After you register, you will receive an email with the link to sign in at the time of the event.  Questions?  Contact  

If you missed the excellent presentation on Sept. 13th, “The Swinomish Village Osprey Nest:  Life on a Cell Tower” presented by John Farnsworth, or wish to view it again, please click on the YouTube video link:


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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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