Membership At Work

Mission Statement of Northern Arizona Audubon Society

To promote the understanding and appreciation of birds and other wildlife and the conservation and restoration of their natural habitats.

Here’s a quick list of our 2016-2017 plans and achievements that our members support through dues and participation:

EDUCATION:

  1. Birding 101 is a beginning birding class taught by NAAS expert birders and presented in partnership with VRVNO.VermBlackHawk
  2. Boy Scout Merit Badge in birding is offered to Boy Scouts in Northern Arizona
  3. Nature Guide Academy is offered by VRVNO to train future bird trip guides and is staffed by NAAS birders.

FIELD TRIPS: 

  1. Guided trips to the Sedona Wetlands, Kachina Wetlands, and Page Springs Bubbling Ponds are offered into these two NAAS sanctuaries.
  2. NAAS provides leader/guides for the bird walks at The Flagstaff Arboretum.
  3. A variety of guided regional bird walks are offered throughout the year. See our calendar.
  4. Special field trips are offered and include a kayak trip on the Verde River..

SANCTUARY PROGRAM :

  1. Sedona Wetlands – in conjunction with the City of Sedona. Click here
  2. Page Springs Bubbling Ponds – in conjunction with Arizona Game and Fish. Click Here
  3. Picture Canyon – in conjunction with City of Flagstaff. Click here
  4. Kachina Wetlands – in conjuction with Kachina Village Improvement DIstrict Click Here.
  5. NAAS sponsors several Important Bird Areas (IBA): Click here.
    Ponds

PARTNERSHIPS:

  1. Verde Valley Birding and Nature Festival: click here for information.
  2. Verde River Valley Nature Organization: click here for information.
  3. Audubon Western Rivers Action Network: click here for information.
  4. Arizona Game and Fish Department: Bubbling Ponds
  5. City of Flagstaff: Picture Canyon
  6. City of Sedona: Sedona Wetlands

MEETINGS AND COMMUNICATIONS:

  1. We present 16 open meetings per year which feature informative speakers and chapter news
  2. We publish and mail our newsletter, The Blackhawk Watch, to all members
  3. Monthly E-newsletters containing updates and announcements are sent to members.

OTHER VALUES:

  1. We provide an interactive map to birding hotspots in Arizona :Click here.
  2. We have made downloadable bird checklists for various hotspots in Northern Arizona: Click here.
  3. We maintain a sizable “lending library” of binoculars for birding students and other new birders at NAAS events.
  4. We raise bird awareness by participation in area events.

To continue your membership or to become a new member, click here

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naas logoNorthern Arizona Audubon Society (NAAS), a non-profit 501(c)3 organization, exists to support a mission and lives and breathes by membership participation and donations. You, as an individual, are the vital component of that membership and what follows here is a description of what your membership makes possible. You will find that you are supporting a strong, active organization that is making a difference in our world.

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