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.
September 16 - Annual Charlie Davis Memorial Blue Ridge Parkway Outing 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, someeasy 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 list.
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.
Save this date for the Annual Christmas Bird Count!
Meet at Founders Park in Highlands, 7:30 AM.
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The Saturday trip to the Blue Ridge Parkway has been cancelled due to Parkway closing because of storm damage. Brock will still be at Founders Park at 7:00 AM to bird locally for those who want to do that.