JOIN US ON A FIELD TRIP

JOIN US ON A FIELD TRIP

From birds in migration to butterflies in summer, most trips are free and open to the public!

JOIN US ON A FIELD TRIP

From birds in migration to butterflies in summer to gulls at the dump, you're bound to find something new and exciting. Most trips are free and open to the public!

EVENING PROGRAMS

EVENING PROGRAMS

We bring interesting birding and natural history programs to you. Free and open to the public.

EVENING PROGRAMS

We bring interesting speakers to you, followed by coffee, snacks, and socializing. These informative and entertaining programs are free and open to the public.

SPECIAL EVENTS

SPECIAL EVENTS

We bring you special events, like the Christmas Bird Count and the county-wide North American Migration Count.

SPECIAL EVENTS

We bring you special events, like the Ann Arbor Christmas Bird Count and the North American Migration Count.

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The Latest News

  • Washtenaw Audubon Society 6th International Field Trip: Spain!

    Washtenaw Audubon Society 6th International Field Trip: Spain!

    This upcoming June, WAS will be offering its 6th international field trip, this time to the bird-rich European country of Spain. We will spend 10 days (June 20-29, 2017) birding a variety of habitats in search of as many species Read More
  • Register Now for the 2016 Gull Trip

    Register Now for the 2016 Gull Trip

    On Saturday, December 3, 2016, this annual trip is a favorite for hard-core WAS members. Because access to the landfill is restricted, we rent vans for the trip and have to limit the number of participants. First priority goes to Read More
  • 70th Ann Arbor Christmas Bird Count: Saturday, December 17, 2016

    70th Ann Arbor Christmas Bird Count: Saturday, December 17, 2016

    by CBC Compiler, Jacco Gelderloos As I sit here behind my computer, I cannot help but chuckle at the somewhat surreal circumstance of writing this year’s CBC article after an (almost) 80-degree day! Then again, temperatures are forecast to drop Read More
  • The 2016 Big Sit is Coming!

    Led by Don Chalfant, this is a low-key international competition that Don has participated in for the past 14 years. The task is to try to identify by sight or sound as many bird species as possible while remaining in Read More
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Upcoming Events

17Dec
70th Ann Arbor Christmas Bird Count
All Day
Unspecified location
Category: Special Events
17Dec
Christmas Bird Count Potluck & Compilation
5:30 PM
Matthaei Botanical Gardens
Category: Special Events
21Dec
No Program in December - Do the Christmas Bird Count!
All Day
Unspecified location
Category: Programs
18Jan
Exploring the Brazilian Pantanal
7:30 PM
Matthaei Botanical Gardens
Category: Programs
15Feb
Vacation on the Riviera Maya - Birding on Family Time
7:30 PM
Matthaei Botanical Gardens
Category: Programs