Intro to Bird Song – 15Sep2018, Sat, 10am-noon, Brandon Burger
Birds / Classes / Naturescaping / Wildlife

Intro to Bird Song – 15Sep2018, Sat, 10am-noon, Brandon Burger

Brandon Burger, Backyard Bird Shop, provides an introduction to identifying some of the more common birds in our area by their unique songs. Once you learn two or three by ear, you can learn how to identify unique patterns and mnemonics to learn even more! At the CASEE center, 11104 NE 149th St., Brush Prairie, … Continue reading

Book review:  The Humane Gardener, by Nancy Lawson
Books / Gardening / native plants / Review / Wildlife

Book review: The Humane Gardener, by Nancy Lawson

From one of our club members: “I just read a wonderful book about gardening for yourself AND wildlife, both flora and fauna, called ‘The Humane Gardener, nurturing a backyard habitat for wildlife’ by Nancy Lawson. If you haven’t (or even if you have) tried to make your garden wildlife friendly, it is a great introduction … Continue reading

May 25 Speaker – 1pm – Pesticides & Wildflower along Roads
Bees / Birds / Classes / Guest Speaker / Past Club Events / Wildlife

May 25 Speaker – 1pm – Pesticides & Wildflower along Roads

Our May 25 speaker will be Charles Bennett, Vice President of the Washington State Beekeepers Association.  He will talk about the the “Greenway Initiative for Washington State” involving bans on roadside pesticide use and wildflower planting along roads. All meetings take place at the Camas Community Center, 1718 SE 7th Ave., Camas, WA 98607. All … Continue reading

Review of the Steven Clark on “The Ecology of Bats” – Oct 28 @ 1pm Meeting
Guest Speaker / Monthly Meeting / Past Club Events / Wildlife

Review of the Steven Clark on “The Ecology of Bats” – Oct 28 @ 1pm Meeting

(Skip to bottom for a review of this fun presentation!) Just in time for Halloween, our October guest speaker will be Steven Clark, biology professor at Clark College.  He will cover bat biology, our local bats, bats and plants (gardens) and how to help bats choose your yard.  Should be a fun topic and great … Continue reading

Gardening with wildlife in mind…
Books / Natives / Wildlife

Gardening with wildlife in mind…

Here are some gardening resources you might wish to explore during these winter days.  These were suggested by the Naturescapers, in their latest Winter 2015 newsletter.  They maintain the “Wildlife Botanical Gardens” in Brush Prairie, WA. 1)  “Bringing Nature Home” by Douglas W. Tallamy.  Guide on how to make your yard and garden, no matter … Continue reading