We have added a new Menu selection in the Menu Bar called Learn. It will take you to a page of quizes that currently has the Wren Id Quiz and the Sparrow Study Guides. More will be added later. Let me know of any comments or problems. Click Here to go there or click Learn in the Menu Bar. Enjoy.

2016 Rempel Scholarship Recipient: Nina Finley

Nina Finley

Nina Finley is this years recipient of the Rempel Scholarship Award. Nancy has been in contact with her.

"Congratulations on being the recipient of Blue Mountain Audubon Society's Arthur Rempel Scholarship. Dr. Rempel was a mentor to Whitman students for over 40 years, was a founding member of BMAS and a friend to countless members of the Walla Walla community".

Nina will be surveying for spawning sea stars and wasting disease outside of Homer, Alaska and leading natural history hikes for the Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies. It's a very natural-history-themed summer.

Nina has also posted an illustrated version of her Rempel Scholarship essay to her blog. You can Click Here to visit her blog post called Natural Selections, it is quite fascinating and very well done.

Congratulations Nina.

New Start Time will be 7:00AM

Come join us as we walk around Bennington Lake on Tuesday mornings. It's fun to see what birds are present at different times of the year and to enjoy the changes of the seasons at the lake. The walks last 2-3 hours. We do not walk in inclement weather.

The start time for the walks will change with the seasons. For more information E-mail Ginger Shoemake

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