The Yaquina Birders & Naturalists will entertain a lecture and presentation by noted wildlife photographer and naturalist Ram Papish on Thursday, Oct. 17, 7pm at the Central Lincoln Peoples Utility District public meeting room.
Mr. Papish presents “A Place for Puffins.” Tufted Puffins are one of the most colorful, comical and most sought-after species of the Oregon Coast. He will share photos and natural history stories about puffins, and present his new children’s book manuscript entitled “Puffling.” This Yaquina Birders & Naturalists program is FREE and everyone is welcome. The Central Lincoln PUD meeting room is at the CLPUD headquarters in Newport at 2129 North Coast Highway, immediately west and across 101 from Safeway.
For more info, call 541-265-2965.
Saturday, October 19th will see a “Birding Field Trip around Newport.” Eric Horvath will lead this Yaquina Birders & Naturalists field trip. Please dress or bring clothes for variable weather and meet at the Oregon State University Hatfield Marine Science Center Visitor’s Parking Lot at the Flagpole at 9 AM. During this two hour field trip birders will carpool to natural areas in and around Newport. This field trip is free and open to the public. Beginning birders are welcome. For more info, call 541-961-1307.