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Calendar:

SUN, AUG 25, 2019
Board Meeting at Denny's, 3950 Debarr Road, Anchorage, 10-Noon

TUE, SEP 3, 2019
Educational Meeting

SUN, SEP 22, 2019
Board Meeting at Denny's, 3950 Debarr Road, Anchorage, 10-Noon

TUE, OCT 1, 2019
Educational Meeting
"Foraging"

SUN, OCT 27, 2019
Board Meeting at Denny's, 3950 Debarr Road, Anchorage, 10-Noon

TUE, NOV 5, 2019
Educational Meeting

SUN, NOV 24, 2019
Board Meeting at Denny's, 3950 Debarr Road, Anchorage, 10-Noon

TUE, DEC 3, 2019
Holiday Potluck and Board Elections

SUN, DEC 29, 2019
Board Meeting at Denny's, 3950 Debarr Road, Anchorage, 10-Noon

2020

TUE, JAN 7, 2020
Educational Meeting

SUN, JAN 26, 2020
Board Meeting at Denny's, 3950 Debarr Road, Anchorage, 10-Noon

TUE, FEB 4, 2020
Educational Meeting

SUN, FEB 23, 2020
Board Meeting at Denny's, 3950 Debarr Road, Anchorage, 10-Noon

TUE, MAR 3, 2020
Educational Meeting
Bird-Safe Plants in Alaska with Karen Webster

SUN, MAR 29, 2020
Board Meeting at Denny's, 3950 Debarr Road, Anchorage, 10-Noon

TUE, APR 7, 2020
Educational Meeting

SUN, APR 26, 2020
Board Meeting at Denny's, 3950 Debarr Road, Anchorage, 10-Noon

TUE, MAY 5, 2020
Educational Meeting

SAT, MAY 16, 2020
"Reading Rendezvous" on the Loussac Library lawn 12-4pm

SUN, MAY 17, 2020
"Migratory Bird Day" at the Alaska Zoo 11-5pm

SUN, MAY 24, 2020
Board Meeting at Denny's, 3950 Debarr Road, Anchorage, 10-Noon

TUE, JUN 2, 2020
Educational Meeting

SUN, JUN 28, 2020
Board Meeting at Denny's, 3950 Debarr Road, Anchorage, 10-Noon

SAT, JUN 27, 2020
Bird Club Picnic, Abbott Park, 11AM-3PM

TUE, JUL 7, 2020
NO EDUCATIONAL MEETING UNTIL AUG 4

SUN, JUL 26, 2020
Board Meeting at Denny's, 3950 Debarr Road, Anchorage, 10-Noon

TUE, AUG 4, 2020
Educational Meeting


 

PVC Shower Perch
Courtesy of Robert Ekstroem


Here's what the shower perch will look like when completed. It is built from 1" PVC pipe and PVC fittings.


Side view of the perch.


1" diameter PVC pipe pieces, cut to appropriate lengths, and pipe fittings. You will need:

  • Four 6-inch lengths of pipe
  • Three 2-foot lengths of pipe
  • Two 3-foot lengths of pipe
  • Six 90-degree elbow fittings
  • Two "T" fittings

  • Lengths of 1" PVC pipe before being cut down to size.


    PVC pipe fittings.


    Leanna, cutting the PVC pipe to size with a powered miter saw (you can do it with clamps and a manual saw as well). Note the safety glasses and an assistant to safely stabilize the short pipe piece in place for cutting.


    Pipes and fittings, semi-assembled, to show where everything goes.


    Separate parts and the assembled project, side by side.

     

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