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Meet author and our Living with Nature presenter, Katie Fallon
September 20, Wednesday, 3–4pm | Tucson Audubon Society, 300 E University Boulevard, #120
Katie Fallon will be signing her latest book Vulture: The Private Life of an Unloved Bird at the Nature Shop prior to her Living with Nature presentation at REI. Use your membership benefits and have your book signed!
Katie is co-founder of the Avian Conservation Center of Appalachia, a nonprofit organization dedicated to conserving the region’s wild birds through research, education, and rehabilitation. She has taught writing at Virginia Tech, West Virginia University, and West Virginia Wesleyan College. Her first word was “bird.”
Other published works include: Cerulean Blues: A Personal Search for a Vanishing Songbird (2011), which was a finalist for the Reed Award for Outstanding Writing on the Southern Environment. Look, See the Bird! (June 2017) and Look, See the Farm! (forthcoming 2018), two nature books for children. For more information: www.katiefallon
Birding Southeast Arizona App
A great interactive companion to our Finding Birds in Southeast Arizona, the new Birding Southeast Arizona app is now available for Apple iOS devices (iPhone, iPad), and an Android version is coming soon! A collaboration between Tucson Audubon and the Southeastern Arizona Bird Observatory, the app covers over 130 birding sites in six subregions in and around Tucson, all vetted by local experts.
- Use GPS to find birding “sites near me”
- View details and a list of common species for each site
- Get turn-by-turn directions and find nearby amenities
- Search all sites for a “target bird,” and find the nearest location
- Access Audubon’s online bird guide for quick reference in the field
- Plan your next trip by searching for sites near a city or ZIP code
- Tag your favorite spots and share with your friends
- Track and log your sightings and share custom sighting maps with your friends via Facebook
The app is listed in the App Store as “Birding SEAZ” and costs $9.99 Proceeds benefit the education, research, and conservation programs of the Tucson Audubon Society and the Southeastern Arizona Bird Observatory.
Tucson Audubon’s 2016 Annual Report
Learn about the outcomes of our very successful 2016. Information and updates on all of our conservation, advocacy, recreation and engagement activities.