This group enjoys local (and regional) trips to see wildlife in the Raleigh, Wake County area of North Carolina.  We focus on birdwatching, and we enjoy teaching anyone who is new to birding.  We welcome visitors to the area who want to attend our trips.

We also volunteer for various events, including river cleanups, prairie management at local parks, nestbox maintenance, helping with events at various parks and museums, and "citizen science" projects (such as Christmas Bird Count and Great Backyard Bird Count).

Wake Audubon has a group for youth (teens 12 - 18); you can read more about the Young Naturalists Group at http://www.wakeaudubon.org/ync.htm as the trips for YN are not posted on this Meetup site.

There is no requirement to join Wake Audubon Society in order to be a member of this Meetup.  There is no fee for this Meetup.  We encourage you to join Wake Audubon, however, as we depend on member fees to support our environmental projects: http://www.wakeaudubon.org/join.htm Wake Audubon meets on the second Tuesday of each month, 7:30 p.m. in Meeting Room A of the NC Museum of Natural Sciences, 11 West Jones Street, Raleigh.   The meeting is open to the public.

Wake Audubon Society is a member of Audubon NC and of the National Audubon Society.  We have a membership of about 1,200 and hold monthly meetings, field trips, bird walks and other activities.  Wake Audubon is made up of a diverse group of people with a variety of interests and specialties; we're not just birdwatchers. Wake Audubon members share a common interest in wildlife, nature and environmental conservation: http://www.wakeaudubon.org/what_we_do.htm

 

Mission Statement:  "To foster knowledge, appreciation, and enjoyment of nature; to encourage responsible environmental stewardship; to conserve and restore natural ecosystems, focusing on birds, other wildlife, and their habitats, for the benefit of humanity and the earth's biological diversity."

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Environmental Projects and Wildlife Watching

  • 2 days ago · 10:30 AM

    Songbird Celebration at Blue Jay Point (Volunteer)

    1 Member

    Organizer for our booth is Gerry Luginbuhl.  Her email is [masked] Wake Audubon needs volunteers to help on Saturday, April 25th at Songbird Celebration at Blue Jay... Learn more
  • 4 days ago · 8:00 AM

    Shelley Lake Birdwalk

    9 Environmentalists | 5.00

    Join me a two-mile birdwalk at Shelley Lake in Raleigh (1400 W Millbrook) on Thursday, April 23, 2015 from 8 a.m. to about 10:30 a.m. (end time approximate). Meet in the... Learn more
  • 6 days ago · 8:00 AM

    Blue Jay Point County Park

    5 Environmentalists | 5.00

    Join Wake Audubon at Blue Jay Point County Park (3200 Pleasant Union Church Rd, Raleigh NC) on Tuesday, April 21, 2015 at 8:00 a.m. Leader is L Erla Beegle [masked], [... Learn more
  • April 17 · 8:00 AM

    Fred Fletcher Park Birdwalk

    5 Environmentalists

    Leader is Lynn Erla Beegle [masked]). Join me for a Wake Audubon Society birdwalk at Fred Fletcher Park on Friday, April 17, at 8 a.m. until 9:30 a.m. Meet at the... Learn more
  • April 15 · 8:00 AM

    Lake Lynn (April 14, NOT April 15)

    5 Environmentalists

    This walk already happened on Tuesday April 14. Meetup messed up the ending date and won't let me fix it, so the walk looks like it is on 4/15. But it already happened... Learn more
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