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Male Calliope Hummingbird

Yakima Valley Audubon Society

The Yakima Valley Audubon Society (YVAS) is dedicated to the enjoyment and preservation of the natural world. Through birding, education and conservation activities in our community, we raise awareness and promote the cause of global environmental protection. YVAS is a chapter of the National Audubon Society and serves members in the Yakima Valley.

What's New on the Web Site (8/24/2015):

   Calliope Crier Newsetter:  Crier August 2015

   2015 Audubon Field Trip List:  Field Trip List

YVAS presents a program open to the public on the fourth Thursday of January, February, March, April, May, August, September, and October at 7 PM at the Yakima Area Arboretum, located at 1401 Arboretum Drive, Yakima, WA. The Annual Meeting of the Society is held the first Thursday of December at 6 PM at the Yakima Area Arboretum. The Board of Directors meets each month except December at 7 PM at a location announced in the chapter newsletter. Members may attend Board Meetings; however, please notify the host because of possible space restrictions.

YVAS sponsors field trips and everyone is welcome to join the group - Audubon members and non-members, novice and experienced birders alike. YVAS publishes a newsletter, the Calliope Crier, ten times each year. The newsletter details the birding activities of interest in the area. Drop a line to the Webmaster to receive a free copy of the Crier.

A 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation with headquarters in Yakima, Washington