WELCOME…

… to the Colorado Springs chapter of the National Audubon Society.

Everyone is welcome to our meetings, with free programs of interest to nature fans of all ages. You can also find current information about upcoming birding trips and other events. Check our other links for helpful information, recent sightings, and other birding opportunities.

Learn more about Aiken Audubon.

AIKEN NEWS…

We’re adding new field trips all the time. Don’t miss your chance to get out this summer and go birding!

Have a gift for hospitality, or are you just willing to stop by the market and pick up some goodies? Aiken is seeking a new Hospitality coordinator to arrange for snacks at our monthly programs. Contact Christine at (719) 596-2916 for more information or to volunteer.

Aiken Audubon Society is also seeking an individual who would be interested in becoming the Education Chair. This would be an opportunity to work with fellow board members to develop programs to be used in presentations at schools, scout groups, various club meetings, etc. Contact our new Aiken President, Christine Bucher, if you are interested. Contact Christine at (719) 596-2916 for more information or to volunteer.

FacebookLook for the Aiken Audubon Society on Facebook! Wes, our Western Screech Owl mascot, will keep you updated with all the latest happenings, as well as photos and plenty of comments. See you there!

Do you blog about birds? Check out our ever-growing list of Aiken Audubon bird bloggers!

BIRDING NEWS…

The El Paso County Parks are looking for volunteers to help lead their programs and staff the visitor center. Training will be held September 8. Learn more…

Vultures are an essential group of birds who are endangered worldwide. Here are some things you can do to help.

PHOTOS OF THE WEEK

White-tailed Ptarmigan

White-tailed Ptarmigan
seen on the July trip to Mt. Evans
Photo by Leslie Holzmann

Check out more Aiken photos, or send us yours to share.

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