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WCC in SnowWinter Break Camps Cancelled
for December 22, 23, and 24

Christmas Bird Count 2008

Dec 14 - Jan 3 


Our 83rd Portland Christmas Bird Count will be held on Saturday, January 3, 2009.    Will you join us this year? 
Feeder Watchers Needed Too! If you live within the Count Circle and maintain a birdfeeder, the compiler will want to know what you saw on Count Day. Contact compiler for details. 


photo: Wildlife Care Center Dec 23, 2008


Trees in Winter Knowing your trees is a great way to feel connected to where you live and, for birdwatchers, a very useful tool for describing to your companions where a bird is located. Feb 15, 10am More...


Sparrows and other LBJ's in winter “LBJ’s” are those Little Brown Jobbers that abound in the brush and fields during our Willamette Valley winter.  John Rakestraw will help you tackle how to identify the birds in that flitting flock in the field with a Thursday evening class and a Saturday field trip.  Jan 15, 7pm More...


Raptor Road Trip Feb 7 Explore Sauvie Island in search of magnificent bald eagles, hawks and falcons that spend the winter here. On this special day devoted to raptors, experienced naturalists and hawk experts will host activities at four locations around the island. More...


Skagit Flats and Falcons Feb 20-22  A great opportunity to see all five species of North American falcon in one weekend: American Kestrel, Merlin, Prairie Falcon, Peregrine Falcon and Gyrfalcon. More...



TogetherGreen Volunteer Days - Jan 24 and Feb 21  Put on your boots and help us plant native plants and trees in our wildlife sanctuary. Lunch and breakfast is on us!  More...


Audubon Society of Portland and Oregon Natural Desert Association (ONDA) team up to fight the Steens Mountains Wind Project  Both Audubon and ONDA are strong supporters of renewable energy development including wind power. However not all renewable energy projects are green. More...



Wildlife Care Center

Feeding Hummingbirds in the Winter

Have questions about feeding your hummingbirds in this extreme cold? Look here for some help.

Short-eared Owl

Follow the story about a rehabilitating Short-eared Owl in our Wildlife Care Center.

Give the gift of a Wild Thing Sponsorship
this holiday season. It's a cool present and goes to help wildlife at the same time.

Wild Arts Festival celebrates nature in the work of regionally and nationally known artists and writers. Now in its 28th year, the Festival has become the northwest’s premier show and sale of nature-related art and books. More...


Where all the profits are for the birds!

The headquarters for naturalists in the Portland Metro Area. A great selection of books and essentials for the bird and nature lovers in all of us. Visit us...

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