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Good food, good friends and a lovely setting. Now all we need is your presence at the annual Pilchuck Picnic. We have the covered picnic area reserved. The main dish and drinks will be provided. Please bring a side dish to share and, if possible, your own place setting.

  Sunday, August 17, 2014

12 pm - 2 pm

Langus Riverfront Park
400 Smith Island Road
Everett, WA  (map)

For more information - leave message at 425-252-0926 or email

Volunteers Needed for Vaux Swift Project

Volunteers are needed to help with the Vaux Swift project in Monroe this fall. We will be training new counters and docents on Monday, August 25th at 6:30pm on the front lawn at the Wagner Center on Main Street between Kelsey and Dickinson. If you are interested in joining the Swift Team and being part of this exciting project, please contact either Susie Schaefer, 425-771-8165,, about being a docent, or Judy Alles at 360-348-1050,, about being a counter.

Swifts Night Out

Saturday, September 13, 5 pm - dusk

 Join the celebration of the Vaux's Swifts arrival at the Wagner Center chimney in Monroe!  There will be educational booths, fun activities for the kids, food, and of course the amazing spectacle of thousands of swifts spiraling into the chimney at nightfall. Join us for the fun!

Feast With Friends

The 9th annual Feast With Friends fundraiser for Audubon's Smart Growth Program and Futurewise of Snohomish County will be held

Thursday, September 18, 6:30 - 9:30 pm

Guests will be able to sample delicious signature small dishes from some of the best local chefs, and enjoy some of the finest local wines as well.  More details here

Forest Practices Committee News

Update on Motocross Park

Pilchuck Audubon opposes clear cut in Wallace Falls area

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Birding Classes Offered

Candy Brown will once again offer birding classes through both the Edmonds and the Marysville Parks Departments in 2014.  See our Birding Classes webpage for details.

New website features:

People of PAS -- Susie Schaefer -- again! 

Photo Gallery -- Annette Colombini, Lake Stevens

(The gallery will feature a Pilchuck photographer every few months.  If you would like to submit photos, please contact

Close Encounters of the Bird Kind -- Jim Beneteau, Arlington, shares an Ogden Nash poem

(This page features writings about birds.  If you have had a magical birding moment, consider writing it up and submitting it to

Conservation Committee Report, May 2014

Forest Practices Committee, June 2014


 Upcoming Birding Trips


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