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The Virginia Beach Audubon Society is a chapter of the National Audubon Society. VBAS is an active conservation and environmental organization dedicated to the Audubon cause of saving birds, wildlife, and habitat.

VBAS sponsors monthly programs, field trips, education programs, and special events such as the Maury Jackson Birders Breakfast. The Virginia Beach Audubon Society welcomes volunteers and new members. Members receive The Gannet newsletter and Audubon Magazine. The public is invited to participate in all activities.

We hold monthly meetings on the second Monday of every month.  We meet at the Eastern Shore Chapel at 2020 Laskin Road in Virginia Beach.  Meetings begin at 7:00 PM.  Each month we have a interesting speaker talking about issues that are important to VBAS.  Please come join us as guests are always welcome.

The April meeting will have representatives from the Butterfly society of Virginia talking about butterflies and they will have a few displays on hand.  Also during this meeting we will have a silent auction.  From bird houses to prints, come bring your items to donate to the club for the auction and also to bid on the many items available.  We will accept cash and checks for the auction.

On April 25th will be the 17th annual Maury Jackson Birders Breakfast.  This is a fundraiser for VBAS to support our projects throughout the year.  We will hold it at the Cavalier Country Club in Birdneck Point.  Meeting at 6:00am to hold a two hour bird walk to find and identify as many birds as possible.  Then back to the club house for a very nice breakfast served by the staff.  Cost is only $25.00 per person.

The annual VB Audubon Student Art Show will begin on April 4th and go through April 22nd.  Drop by Pembroke Mall and view the quality work done by students in the Virginia Beach School System.  We will award cash prizes to the 1st, 2nd & 3rd place winners as well as gifts to the Honorable Mentions.

Our May meeting will be held at the Brock Center at Pleasure House Point.  We will be given tours of the building and descriptions of the Green building.  We are also considering a bird walk to start about 5:00 PM if enough people are interested.  If so drop the president or field trip director a email stating that you would like to do this.  This would be a rare early evening trip around the complex.