Don't forget the birdseed!
photo by Mark Hollis
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Field Trips and Events
Annual Bird Seed Sale!
Orders due Monday Oct. 16
Pickup date Saturday Oct. 21
See attached order form for details.  Proceeds benefit local environmental education programs.  Help our feathered friends during the upcoming seasons.  If you don't have a feeder - consider buying seed and donating it to your local nature center.
 
Friday, October 13, 8-930AM, Friday Bird Walk at Patterson Park
Over 200 bird species have visited Patterson Park, an important migratory stopover in Baltimore City! Audubon experts will lead us in search of avian friends! Bring the whole family - all ages and abilities welcome! No experience necessary.  There is no need to RSVP for this event, just arrive ready to explore!  Meet at the fountain in the northwest corner of Patterson Park, closest to the intersection of E. Lombard St. and S. Patterson Park Ave.
 
Saturday, October 14, 11AM-4PM, Celebrate Birds: Fall Fest, Gwynn Falls - Leakin Park
Celebrate Baltimore Birds Fest is an open to all ages
fall festival. All activities are free so come celebrate
the outdoors and the beautiful fall colors here in
 
Sunday, October 15, 8:00am Leader: Tim Houghton
Mount Pleasant Farm (Howard County Conservancy)
Mount Pleasant Farm in Howard County is a premier place for field birds, including a large variety of sparrows. This is an easy walk in a beautiful location. Contact Tim to register or to ask any questions: 410-510-7504 or (email) timhoughton@comcast.net.

Wednesday, October 18, 430-530PM, Ponding Around at Pickering Creek Audubon Center
Explore the pond at Pickering and discover how large the animals grew over the summer! We will be dip netting and walking seine nets through the water to catch tadpoles, frogs, catfish, crawfish, turtles, and much more. Come see what the waters are hiding! Please dress in waterproof boots.  $5 per person, registration required by calling 410-822-4903.
 
Saturday, October 21, 8-930AM, Druid Hill Park Bird Walk
Experts from Audubon and the Maryland Zoo will lead us in search of avian friends! Bring the whole family - all ages and abilities welcome! No experience necessary. If you would like to borrow binoculars, drop us an email – we have plenty to share!  There is no need to RSVP for this event, just arrive ready to explore! To borrow binoculars: baltimore@audubon.org or 410.558.2473. Free!  Meet at 3001 East Drive in Druid Hill Park.
 
Volunteer Opportunities
Volunteer  with Chesapeake Audubon!
Click here for current opportunities.   We especially need someone to manage our website.
 
Patterson Park Audubon 
The Patterson Park Audubon Center team needs volunteers to help in their efforts to produce quality programs for children and adults, and to build Baltimore's bird habitat in Patterson Park and beyond. There are lots of ways you could help, both indoors and outdoors, or possibly from your own home.  See their website for more details - click here.
 
Pickering Creek Audubon Center: 
Pickering Creek has ongoing volunteer opportunities to match your skills and interests.  Please see their website for details - click here.