March Member Program: The Coes’ Grand Adventure to Alaska
Thursday, March 20
Join John and Caroline Coe for a program about their 101-Day Grand Adventure to Alaska last summer. Long-time Auduboners, John and Caroline packed up their camper, their maps and binoculars and headed west, then north, and then more west. There are miles of stories and pictures. We'll share a large map so we can hear from many of you who have done parts of this trek, too.
April Member Program: “A Junior Big Year” with Gabriel Mapel
Wednesday, April 16
This Augusta County native and member of the Monticello Bird Club will share the adventures and birds of his 2011 Junior Big Year. Gabriel, at the age of 12, recorded 437 species of birds that year and is the first to complete such a feat. He is also the author of “Oh, NO, Gertrude: The True Story of a Not-so Naughty Black Bear.” Please join us in April to welcome Gabriel Mapel.
Member meetings are held at St Luke Lutheran Church, 7757 Chippenham Pkwy at Custis Road. Join us at 6:30 pm for pre-meeting coffee, cookies and conversations. Programs will start at 7:00 pm.
The March/April 2014 Issue of the Thrasher is online.
You are invited to join this active organization in our appreciation of birds. We offer frequent bird watching field trips, monthly members meetings and an array of bird related resources, plus local bird news articles. We welcome everyone who has an interest in our feathered friends, from the casual back yard birders and kids, to life-long birding veterans. All RAS sponsored events are open to both members and non-members and are usually free; visitors are always welcome and encouraged to participate.