JOIN US ON A FIELD TRIP

JOIN US ON A FIELD TRIP

From birds in migration to butterflies in summer, most trips are free and open to the public!

JOIN US ON A FIELD TRIP

From birds in migration to butterflies in summer to gulls at the dump, you're bound to find something new and exciting. Most trips are free and open to the public!

EVENING PROGRAMS

EVENING PROGRAMS

We bring interesting birding and natural history programs to you. Free and open to the public.

EVENING PROGRAMS

We bring interesting speakers to you, followed by coffee, snacks, and socializing. These informative and entertaining programs are free and open to the public.

SPECIAL EVENTS

SPECIAL EVENTS

We bring you special events, like the Christmas Bird Count and the county-wide North American Migration Count.

SPECIAL EVENTS

We bring you special events, like the Ann Arbor Christmas Bird Count and the North American Migration Count.

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The Latest News

  • 71st Ann Arbor Christmas Bird Count: Saturday, December 16, 2017

    By Jacco Gelderloos, CBC Compiler.  As I prepare to write this year’s CBC announcement, I am struck by a feeling of déjà vu – a quick check of the 2016 article confirms it: that, too, was largely written on an unseasonably Read More
  • Register Now for the 2017 Gull Trip

    Register Now for the 2017 Gull Trip

    On Saturday, December 2, 2017, this annual trip is a favorite for hard-core WAS members. Because access to the landfill is restricted, we rent vans for the trip and have to limit the number of participants. First priority goes to Read More
  • 2017 Washtenaw County May Count Wrap-Up

    The 2017 Washtenaw County May Count is finally a wrap! Our total of 171 bird species observed stands respectable among the totals of years past, with 132 expected species and 39 unusual species for the area. Last year we observed Read More
  • Results from the 70th Ann Arbor CBC

    Results from the 70th Ann Arbor CBC

    During the potluck-tally gathering at the closing of this year’s Ann Arbor Christmas Bird Count, we discussed if the 2016 edition was the tenth anniversary of my role as count compiler. Neither the previous compiler, Nancy French, nor I was Read More
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Upcoming Events

02Dec
Gull Trip to Salem Landfill
8:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Plymouth Road Park-n-Ride
Category: Field Trips
16Dec
71st Ann Arbor Christmas Bird Count
All Day
Unspecified location
Category: Special Events
21Feb
Birds and Wildlife of Ethiopia
7:30 PM
Matthaei Botanical Gardens
Category: Programs