Our Commitment to the BIPOC Community

Washtenaw Audubon Society is committed to being open and welcoming to all birders regardless of race, gender, age, or sexual orientation. We recognize that the outdoor spaces have not traditionally […]

WAS Goes Birding in Oaxaca, Mexico!

Please consider joining fellow members of Washtenaw Audubon Society in an international birding trip to Oaxaca, Mexico, August 11-22, 2023. With close to 50 birds endemic to Mexico to be […]

Travel to Ecuador with Washtenaw Audubon

Please consider joining Washtenaw Audubon Society this upcoming January for a journey across the Andes of Northern Ecuador. This popular birding circuit lives up to its reputation as one of […]

Scholarships for Young Birders

Washtenaw Audubon is pleased to offer full scholarships for young birders to attend birding camps. Please send a letter of interest to  by April 15, 2022. Scholarship image by Nick Youngson CC BY-SA […]

Michigan Young Birders Camp – Register Now

After two years of offering a virtual camp experience, Michigan Audubon has announced that they are moving back to an in-person Michigan Young Birders Camp for 2022! Michigan Audubon is […]

Ann Arbor Crows Get Noticed

It happens every year: someone notices the large flocks of crows gathering at dusk during the winter and asks Washtenaw Audubon about it. And with good reason; the flocks of […]

January/February 2022 Newsletter

The January/February 2022 Newsletter is available online. Contents include: 76th Christmas Bird Count President’s Letter Field Trip Schedule Upcoming Work Days at our Searles Preserve November-December Birding Highlights Upcoming Programs […]

Revived WAS Annual Picnic a Great Success

In July 2021 we revived a treasured tradition of our past, the Annual Picnic. Close to 50 WAS members and prospective members attended this year. It was so moving to […]