Last year's Birdathon Awards Celebration / Photo by Peter Maiden

Sign up now for the Birdathon Awards Celebration on May 18


Join us for our fun-filled Birdathon Awards Celebration, from 3 to 6 p.m. on Sunday May 18th. Mingle with birding friends, share Birdathon stories, and enjoy gourmet appetizers, boutique wines, and Linden Street artisan beer on tap at a stunning Oakland Hills home surrounded by dramatic views of Chabot Regional Park.

And of course find out the grand prize winners of Birdathon 2014!

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Special features this year include an exhibit of bird paintings by Oakland artist Rita Sklar, optics demos by Steve White of Woodland Hills Cameras & Telescopes, door prizes including an original Keith Hansen owl illustration, a slide show of Birdathon trip highlights, and a expert-led tour focused on Gardening for Wildlife.

See our Birdathon Awards Celebration page for details. Ticket prices start at $35 (or $20 for students). Deadline to sign up is May 8th.


What's New?


Arroyo Viejo Creek becomes an outdoor classroom

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By Pipi Ray Diamond

On the first day of spring, twenty third-grade students from Oakland Unified School District’s Korematsu Discovery Academy bravely head into the outdoors. They are accompanied by their teacher, several parents, one grandparent, volunteers, and their leaders — Anthony DeCicco and Mariss…

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Cal Bears in birding action

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By Ilana DeBare

Ten birding Bears! Four song-filled hours! Sixty-four species!

But alas, no victory.

The Berkeley birding team organized by Golden Gate Audubon Society fell eleven species short of their cross-bay rivals on Sunday morning, in the first-ever Cal-versus-Stanford birding competition.

The Stanford tea…

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Sutro Forest – conservation gem or lost opportunity?

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By Patricia Greene

People who live outside of San Francisco are often unaware of the existence of this small open space preserve in the middle of San Francisco.

Mount Sutro is the northernmost forested peak of the San Francisco Central Highlands that continue south through Twin Peaks and Mount Davidson, all with summits i

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Manage your GGAS membership online!

Now you can manage all your GGAS business online — renew your membership, update your contact information, view past donations, or sign up for events such as classes, Birdathon or the Christmas Bird Count. Click on to access your account. (You’ll need to create a login name and password if you don’t have one already. If you forget your password, click on the “forgot your password” link.)