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Welcome to the Va Beach Audubon Website!

 

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 support for the Virginia Beach School System. We are also a major contributor to the Virginia Beach Winter Wildlife Festival. The Virginia Beach Audubon Society welcomes volunteers and new members. Members receive the Audubon Magazine. The public is invited to participate in all activities.

Welcome to a new Virginia Beach Audubon year!

 

Our year runs from the beginning of July to the end of June each ear.  This year the leadership team is Kelly Creger as President, Marion Zabot as Vice President, Brandon Holland as Secretary and Marc Hines as Treasurer. 

Our membership meetings are held on the second Monday of every month at 7:00 PM, September through June.  Due to the Covid-19 Pandemic we will not hold physical meetings at this time.  Our regular meeting location has not reopened to the public at this time.  However,  our meeting on September 14th will be a virtual zoom meeting.  We will have a business intro, bird call identifications and then the program "Birds on the Bay" by the Chesapeake Bay Foundation..  To participate you must respond to this email by September 10th telling us that you would like to attendClick here to emailWe will then send instructions  to your email on how to participate.

 Field Trips

We have Field Trips planned for September and October so far.  We will  continue to host trips since it is outdoors and we can meet social distancing  protocols and bring a mask!  Check the Field Trip page for details.

 Chapter Communications

We have three methods to communicate Chapter information. Our primary method is via direct email such as this email. Please keep us up to date if you change your email.  We typically see about a dozen emails returned on every mailing due to mail boxes that no longer exist.  Your email address is never shared with any other organization nor with National.  Our second method is the Virginia Beach Audubon website, Here we try to keep you up to date on meetings, field trips as well as special events and other regional activities that may interest you. Finally we have the VB Audubon Facebook page, www.facebook.com/. Members typically post pictures of birds that they have seen recently, ask questions about unusual birds as well as list events from other local organizations that people may be interested in.

National News 

To keep abreast of National news please go to the audubon.org website. You will find great stories, fantastic birding pictures, lots of statistics as well as a call to arms when legislation is destroying habitat.

So please respond to the above items, keep us up to date on your email address and continue to stay safe.

Sincerely,

Virginia Beach Audubon Society Officers and Directors

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