Upcoming Forsyth Audubon Events


September 4, 2018

Board Meeting 

Arbor Acres Club House - 7 p.m.


September 8, 2018

Second Saturday Bird Walk

Location: Horizons Park @ 8 a.m.

This is a great place to look for Red-headed Woodpeckers.  

Leader: Mike Conway


September 14th-October 8th, 2018

Hawk Watch

Location: Pilot Mountain State Park

Join us during hawk migration at Pilot Mountain and help us count all of the migrating hawks that pass through!

Contact: Jean Chamberlain


September 18, 2018

Bethania Audubon Garden Work Day

Join Historic Landscape Coordinator, Michelle Williams, at the Audubon Native Plant Garden at Bethania every third Tuesday of the month to help maintain the garden.

9 a.m.-11 a.m.


September 19, 2018

Birds and Beer

Five Points Restaurant 109 S. Stratford Rd. 

Join us at 6:00 p.m. for a brew and bird talk.


September 20, 2018

Swift Watch

Originally scheduled for September 13th, Swift Watch will now be held on September 20th! 

Location: Northwest Middle School at 7 p.m. (5501 Murray Rd. Winston-Salem, NC 27106)

Join us at 7 p.m. to watch thousands of swifts going to roost for the evening! 

See Also: Swift Watch


September 24, 2018

Monday Bird Walk

Location: Bethania: Black Walnut Bottoms @ 8 a.m.

This is a great spot to look for some of our summer residents. 

Leader: Shelley Rutkin  


September 25, 2018

Chapter Meeting

Guest Speaker: Curtis Smalling, NC Audubon Director of Bird Conservation

Topic: "Using super cool bird science to inform landscape level conservation: The Golden-wing Warbler example"

Historic Bethabara Visitor Center 

Social half-hour at 7 p.m. Meeting begins at 7:30 p.m. 

See Also: Chapter Meetings 


September 29, 2018

Black Walnut Festival 

Forsyth Audubon will have a tent and booth set up for the event, if you are interested in helping with the event please contact Wendy Hawkins 

See Also: Black Walnut Festival 


October 2, 2018

Board Meeting 

Arbor Acres Club House - 7 p.m.


October 6, 2018

Big Sweep 

Come join us to help clean up our local rivers and streams! 

For more information on how to volunteer contact: Pam Wooten 

See Also: Big Sweep


October 13, 2018

Second Saturday Bird Walk

Location: Reynolda @ 8 a.m.

This is a great place to look for fall migrants.  

Leader: Chuck Thompson


October 16, 2018

Bethania Audubon Garden Work Day

Join Historic Landscape Coordinator, Michelle Williams, at the Audubon Native Plant Garden at Bethania every third Tuesday of the month to help maintain the garden.

9 a.m.-11 a.m.


October 17, 2018

Birds and Beer

Five Points Restaurant 109 S. Stratford Rd. 

Join us at 6:00 p.m. for a brew and bird talk.


October 23, 2018

Chapter Meeting

Guest Speaker: Scott Anderson, Bird Biologist for NC Wildlife Resources 

Historic Bethabara Visitor Center 

Social half-hour at 7 p.m. Meeting begins at 7:30 p.m. 

See Also: Chapter Meetings


October 27, 2018

Apple Fest

Bethabara Park

Originally scheduled for September 15th, Apple Fest will now we held on October 27th. 

Forsyth Audubon will have a tent and booth set up for the event, if you are interested in helping with the event please contact Wendy Hawkins 

See Also: Apple Fest



October 29, 2018

Monday Bird Walk

Location: Quarry Park @ 8 a.m.

This is a great spot to look for fall migrants. 

Leader: Elnora Gore


November 6, 2018

Board Meeting 

Arbor Acres Club House - 7 p.m.


November 10, 2018

Second Saturday Bird Walk

Location: Bethania: Black Walnut Bottoms @ 9 a.m. (note the time change)

This is a great place to look for some of our winter birds.  

Leader: Jean Chamberlain 


November 20, 2018

Bethania Audubon Garden Work Day

Join Historic Landscape Coordinator, Michelle Williams, at the Audubon Native Plant Garden at Bethania every third Tuesday of the month to help maintain the garden.

9 a.m.-11 a.m.


November 21, 2018

Birds and Beer

Five Points Restaurant 109 S. Stratford Rd. 

Join us at 6:00 p.m. for a brew and bird talk.


November 26, 2018

Monday Bird Walk

Location: Salem Lake @ 9 a.m. (note the time change)

This is a great spot to look for waterfowl. 


November 27, 2018

Chapter Meeting

Guest Speaker: David Collins

Topic: Bird Photography

David will be talking to us about some of his birding trips and share some of his bird photography with us. 

Historic Bethabara Visitor Center 

Social half-hour at 7 p.m. Meeting begins at 7:30 p.m. 

See Also: Chapter Meetings


December 4, 2018

 Board Meeting 

Arbor Acres Club House - 7 p.m.


December 8, 2018

Second Saturday Bird Walk

Location: Tanglewood Park @ 9 a.m. 

This is a great place to look for some of our winter birds.  

Leader: TBA (if you are interested in helping lead bird walk please email Nathan Gatto)


December 18, 2018

Bethania Audubon Garden Work Day

Join Historic Landscape Coordinator, Michelle Williams, at the Audubon Native Plant Garden at Bethania every third Tuesday of the month to help maintain the garden.

9 a.m.-11 a.m.


December 19, 2018

Birds and Beer

Five Points Restaurant 109 S. Stratford Rd. 

Join us at 6:00 p.m. for a brew and bird talk.


No December Chapter Meeting


No December Monday Bird Walk


January 8, 2019

Board Meeting 

Arbor Acres Club House - 7 p.m.


January 12, 2019

Second Saturday Bird Walk

Location: TBA @ 9 a.m.

Leader: TBA (if you are interested in helping lead bird walk please email Nathan Gatto)


January 15, 2019

Bethania Audubon Garden Work Day

Join Historic Landscape Coordinator, Michelle Williams, at the Audubon Native Plant Garden at Bethania every third Tuesday of the month to help maintain the garden.

9 a.m.-11 a.m.


January 16, 2019

Birds and Beer

Five Points Restaurant 109 S. Stratford Rd. 

Join us at 6:00 p.m. for a brew and bird talk.


January 22, 2019

Chapter Meeting

Guest Speaker: Calandra Stanley,  Smithsonian Migratory Bird Program 

Topic: Wood Thrush study follow-up

Forsyth Audubon was very involved with the Wood Thrush Project, come hear what was discovered during the study. 

Historic Bethabara Visitor Center 

Social half-hour at 7 p.m. Meeting begins at 7:30 p.m. 

See Also: Chapter Meetings


January 28, 2019

Monday Bird Walk

Location: TBA

Leader: TBA (if you are interested in helping lead bird walk please email Nathan Gatto)


February 5, 2019

Board Meeting 

Arbor Acres Club House - 7 p.m.


February 9, 2019

Second Saturday Bird Walk

Location: TBA @ 9 a.m.

Leader: TBA (if you are interested in helping lead bird walk please email Nathan Gatto)


February 19, 2019

Bethania Audubon Garden Work Day

Join Historic Landscape Coordinator, Michelle Williams, at the Audubon Native Plant Garden at Bethania every third Tuesday of the month to help maintain the garden.

9 a.m.-11 a.m.


February 20, 2019

Birds and Beer

Five Points Restaurant 109 S. Stratford Rd. 

Join us at 6:00 p.m. for a brew and bird talk.


February 26, 2019

Chapter Meeting

Guest Speaker: Jean Chamberlain 

Topic: Bird Songs

Jean will talk to us about the best ways to identify and learn the different bird songs in our area.  

Historic Bethabara Visitor Center 

Social half-hour at 7 p.m. Meeting begins at 7:30 p.m. 

See Also: Chapter Meetings


February 25, 2019

Monday Bird Walk

Location: TBA

Leader: TBA (if you are interested in helping lead bird walk please email Nathan Gatto)


March 5, 2019


Board Meeting 


Arbor Acres Club House - 7 p.m.


March 9, 2019

Second Saturday Bird Walk

Location: TBA @ 9 a.m.

Leader: TBA (if you are interested in helping lead bird walk please email Nathan Gatto)


March 19, 2019

Bethania Audubon Garden Work Day

Join Historic Landscape Coordinator, Michelle Williams, at the Audubon Native Plant Garden at Bethania every third Tuesday of the month to help maintain the garden.

9 a.m.-11 a.m.


March 20, 2019

Birds and Beer

Five Points Restaurant 109 S. Stratford Rd. 

Join us at 6:00 p.m. for a brew and bird talk.


March 26, 2019

Chapter Meeting

Guest Speakers: Marbry (Hop) Hopkins and David Disher 

Topic: Warbler Identification

Just in time for spring migration, Hop and David are going to talk to us about the best ways to learn and identify spring warblers.  

Historic Bethabara Visitor Center 

Social half-hour at 7 p.m. Meeting begins at 7:30 p.m. 

See Also: Chapter Meetings


March 25, 2019

Monday Bird Walk

Location: TBA

Leader: TBA (if you are interested in helping lead bird walk please email Nathan Gatto)


April 2, 2019

Board Meeting 

Arbor Acres Club House - 7 p.m.


April 13, 2019

Second Saturday Bird Walk

Location: TBA @ 9 a.m.

Leader: TBA (if you are interested in helping lead bird walk please email Nathan Gatto)


April 16, 2019

Bethania Audubon Garden Work Day

Join Historic Landscape Coordinator, Michelle Williams, at the Audubon Native Plant Garden at Bethania every third Tuesday of the month to help maintain the garden.

9 a.m.-11 a.m.


April 17, 2019

Birds and Beer

Five Points Restaurant 109 S. Stratford Rd. 

Join us at 6:00 p.m. for a brew and bird talk.


April 23, 2019

Chapter Meeting

Guest Speaker: TBA

Topic: TBA

Historic Bethabara Visitor Center 


Social half-hour at 7 p.m. Meeting begins at 7:30 p.m. 

See Also: Chapter Meetings


April 29, 2019

Monday Bird Walk

Location: TBA

Leader: TBA (if you are interested in helping lead bird walk please email Nathan Gatto)


May 7, 2019

Board Meeting 

Arbor Acres Club House - 7 p.m.


May 11, 2019

Second Saturday Bird Walk

Location: TBA @ 9 a.m.

Leader: TBA (if you are interested in helping lead bird walk please email Nathan Gatto)


May 15, 2019

Birds and Beer

Five Points Restaurant 109 S. Stratford Rd. 

Join us at 6:00 p.m. for a brew and bird talk.


May 21, 2019

Bethania Audubon Garden Work Day

Join Historic Landscape Coordinator, Michelle Williams, at the Audubon Native Plant Garden at Bethania every third Tuesday of the month to help maintain the garden.

9 a.m.-11 a.m.


May 28, 2019

Chapter Meeting

Guest Speaker: TBA

Topic: TBA

Historic Bethabara Visitor Center 


Social half-hour at 7 p.m. Meeting begins at 7:30 p.m. 

See Also: Chapter Meetings


May 27, 2019

Monday Bird Walk

Location: TBA

Leader: TBA (if you are interested in helping lead bird walk please email Nathan Gatto)


No June Board Meeting


June 8, 2019

Second Saturday Bird Walk

Location: TBA @ 9 a.m.

Leader: TBA (if you are interested in helping lead bird walk please email Nathan Gatto)


June 18, 2019

Bethania Audubon Garden Work Day

Join Historic Landscape Coordinator, Michelle Williams, at the Audubon Native Plant Garden at Bethania every third Tuesday of the month to help maintain the garden.

9 a.m.-11 a.m.


June 19, 2019

Birds and Beer

Five Points Restaurant 109 S. Stratford Rd. 

Join us at 6:00 p.m. for a brew and bird talk.


June 24, 2019

Monday Bird Walk

Location: TBA

Leader: TBA (if you are interested in helping lead bird walk please email Nathan Gatto)


No June Chapter Meeting


No July Board Meeting


July 13, 2019

Second Saturday Bird Walk

Location: TBA @ 9 a.m.

Leader: TBA (if you are interested in helping lead bird walk please email Nathan Gatto)


July 16, 2019

Bethania Audubon Garden Work Day

Join Historic Landscape Coordinator, Michelle Williams, at the Audubon Native Plant Garden at Bethania every third Tuesday of the month to help maintain the garden.

9 a.m.-11 a.m.


July 17, 2019

Birds and Beer

 

Five Points Restaurant 109 S. Stratford Rd. 


Join us at 6:00 p.m. for a brew and bird talk.


No July Chapter Meeting


July 29, 2019

Monday Bird Walk


Location: TBA

Leader: TBA (if you are interested in helping lead bird walk please email Nathan Gatto)


No July Board Meeting


August 10, 2019

Second Saturday Bird Walk

Location: TBA @ 9 a.m.

Leader: TBA (if you are interested in helping lead bird walk please email Nathan Gatto)


August 20, 2019

Bethania Audubon Garden Work Day

Join Historic Landscape Coordinator, Michelle Williams, at the Audubon Native Plant Garden at Bethania every third Tuesday of the month to help maintain the garden.

9 a.m.-11 a.m.


August 21, 2019

Birds and Beer

 

Five Points Restaurant 109 S. Stratford Rd. 


Join us at 6:00 p.m. for a brew and bird talk.


August 26, 2019

Monday Bird Walk

Location: TBA

Leader: TBA (if you are interested in helping lead bird walk please email Nathan Gatto)


No August Chapter Meeting