Welcome to the Tulare County Audubon Society website!
Photos by Tony Kurz and Gary Lindquist
The mission of Tulare County Audubon is to conserve, protect and to educate the public about the outdoors. We emphasize the education and conservation of birds, and encourage the protection of all our natural resources and the environment.
Use the hyperlinks to navigate between pages. This website includes information about How to Join, Meeting Information, a Calendar, Tulare Tappings, Links, Contact Us, Where to Go Birding, Files, and a Maps Page. For people interested in a birding site, please go to tularekingsbirds. Then click on "Join this Group." Yahoo! Groups will then ask you to create an account. The tularekingsbirds has a moderator that sends reports to member email boxes of where birds are reporting live. TulareKingsBirds also has a photo gallery, an archive of rare bird sitings, and a section of files.
Greg and Laurie Schwaller
Treasures of Tulare County
MAY 3, 4 & 5 2013 TEJON RANCH CONSERVANCY & BUTTERBREDT SPRINGS
This is a 2 night trip down to the Tehachapi Mountains’ famed Tejon Ranch on Saturday- and then the amazing Butterbredt Springs just north of Mojave early Sunday morning. Trip is limited to 30. Tejon Ranch requires your name and contact information in advance, so call Mary Merriman at 732-5459 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org if you plan to attend. We will stay in a Lebec motel on Friday night May 3 and leave very early Saturday for a Tejon Ranch entrance on Hwy 138. We may have time for California City or Galileo Hills in the afternoon. Saturday night we will stay in a Mojave motel. Sunday morning we leave extremely early in order to be at Butterbredt at first light.
MAY 17, 2013 FRIDAY SPEAKER MEETING TREASURES OF TULARE COUNTY
Join Laurie Schwaller and collaboraters for a fascinating production about historic sites and dozens of unique and interesting places to visit in Tulare County. Enjoy interviews with people who participated in changing the course of events in Tulare County! Learn about new places to explore! Meeting starts at 7pm at Tulare County Office of Education on Burrel and Woodland. Contact Brian Newton for info at 904-5435.
May 18, 2013 SATURDAY FIELD TRIP SOUTH FORK DRIVE in THREE RIVERS
Kim Kuska will lead this trip up South Fork Drive to see newly arrived spring migratory birds such as the stunning Lazuli Bunting and Bullock’s Oriole. Returning Warblers and all three Vireos are possible in addition to the usual chaparral and oak woodland species. We may see the endangered Kaweah Brodiaea blooming. Leave Sears parking lot in Visalia at 6:30 AM. Second meeting place at the General Store on Hwy 198 near South Fork Drive in Three Rivers at 7AM. Call Kim for info at 784-2106. Bring water, binoculars, bird book, food, water, sun protection, family and friends.
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