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September General Meeting
Get in the Migration with Pee Wee Audubon
Message from Our President
"Audubon Adventures": Act Now!
Docent Training at Bolinas Lagoon
Costa Rica Birding
Poster Contest: Sonoma County Kids Sweep Grade 3-5 Awards
Second Annual Leveque Lecture
Welcome New Members
Awards at Festive Annual Meeting
Environmental Educators to Meet in Bay Area
Fall Sanctuary Camp-Out
Fall Sanctuary Camp-OutOur April camp-out at the Mayacamas Sanctuary was so rewarding that another hasbeen scheduled for Saturday, October 5. As in the spring, there will be apotluck dinner, owling at night, and birding on Sunday morning. The event willbe all fun--no work parties this time.
Suggested arrival time at the Sanctuary is between 4 and 6 PM, with dinner tobe served at 6:30. MAS will provide porta-potties and some cook stoves. Pleasebring a supper dish to share, your own dishes and beverages, your breakfast,plenty of water, and camping gear. Advance reservations are required, alongwith a $5 per person fee to help cover the cost of the porta-potties. Pleasesend your name, address, phone number, number of people, and the total fee foryour party to Peter Leveque, c/o MAS, Post Office Box 1911, Santa Rosa, CA95402, by September 27.
To reach the Sanctuary, exit Highway 101 at Dry Creek going east. At secondlight, turn left onto Healdsburg Avenue. At the Y, bear right onto AlexanderValley Road. You will cross the Russian River. The road briefly becomes Highway128 and passes through Jimtown. Where 128 bears right, you continue straightonto Pine Flat Road. From this point, it is exactly nine miles to the campsite.Proceed onward and upward, and watch for MAS signs. The road is one-lane andwinding, with steep drop-offs in some places. Drive carefully, and pleasecarpool if possible.