The mission of the Highlands Plateau Audubon Society is to provide opportunities to enjoy and learn about birds and other wildlife and to promote conservation and restoration of the habitats that support them.
All events are free and open to the public. Birders of all levels are welcome.
May 6 - Birding for beginners and beyond at the Biological Station and Sunset Rocks with Romney Bathurst. Meet at Founders Park in Highlands at 7:30 AM. Small amount of uphill walking; loaner binoculars available.
May 13 - Birding with Ellen & Jim Shelton going to Flat Mountain Road. Meet at Founders Park in Highlands at 7:30 AM. Easy walking on gravel roads & mostly smooth trails; loaner binoculars available.
May 16 - Birds & Beer (or wine or tea) at the Ugly Dog in Cashiers. Spirited discussion of birds and birding starting at 5:30 PM and continuing with sandwiches and other pub grub.
May 20 - Birding with Jack Johnston, Botanist, at Dixon Park, Highlands. Meet at Founders Park in Highlands at 7:30 AM. Level trail walking; loaner binoculars available.
May 27 - Birding with Professors Jeremy Hyman & Barbara Ballentine of WCU on the Blue Ridge Parkway. Meet at Cashiers Rec Center at 7 AM. Roadside birding & easy walking; loaner binoculars available.