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.
August 22 - Birds & Beer (or wine or tea) at the Ugly Dog in Highlands. Spirited discussion of birds and birding starting at 5:30 PM and continuing with sandwiches and other pub grub.
August 29 - "American Eagle the Continent's most recognizable aerial predator - a PBS Nature Series DVD.
7:00 PM at Hudson Library in Highlands. Please enter through the back door.
September 12 - Sue Cameron with the Fish and Wildlife Service will speak on “Highlands Bogs and their Related Flora and Fauna” at 7 PM in the rear meeting room of the Hudson Library, 554 Main Street in Highlands.
September 16 - Annual Charlie Davis Memorial Blue Ridge Parkway Outing
searching for migrating warblers, vireos, thrushes and raptors. Meet at Founders
Park in Highlands at 7:00 AM or Cashiers Rec. Center at 7:30. Roadside birding, some
easy walking; loaner binoculars available. Please pack a light lunch as we will stop at
a scenic spot for a picnic and more birding before returning mid-afternoon. Bring
water and your camera.
September 18 – Hawk Watch at Whiteside Mt., if weather & winds are suitable.
Call Brock Hutchins, 828-787-1387 or 404-295-0663 to join the email notification
September 26 - Annual Chapter meeting and presentation: Michelle Ruigrok & Bill
Peavey talk about Audubon’s Camp at Hog Island, Maine, at 7 PM at the Highlands Civic
Center, 600 N 4th St.
December 15 – Save this date for the Annual Christmas Bird Count! Meet at Founders