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Calendar:

2023

TUE, AUG 1, 2023
Educational Meeting
7-9PM (Zoom)

SAT, AUG 26, 2023
Board Meeting, 5-7PM (Zoom)

TUE, SEP 5, 2023
Educational Meeting
7-9PM (In-person and Zoom)

SAT, SEP 23, 2023
Board Meeting, 5-7PM (Zoom)

TUE, OCT 3, 2023
Educational Meeting
7-9PM (Zoom)

SAT, OCT 28, 2023
Board Meeting, 5-7PM (Zoom)

TUE, NOV 7, 2023
Educational Meeting
7-9PM (Zoom)

SAT, NOV 25, 2023
Board Meeting, 5-7PM (Zoom)

TUE, DEC 5, 2023
Holiday Potluck AND Board Elections
(In-person and Zoom)

SAT, DEC 23, 2023
Board Meeting, 5-7PM (Zoom)

2024

TUE, JAN 2, 2024
Educational Meeting
(Zoom)7-9PM

SAT, JAN 27, 2024
Board Meeting, 5-7PM (Zoom)

TUE, FEB 6, 2024
Educational Meeting
7-9PM (Zoom)

SAT, FEB 24, 2024
Board Meeting, 5-7PM (Zoom)

TUE, MAR 5, 2024
Educational Meeting
7-9PM (In-person and Zoom)

SAT, MAR 23, 2024
Board Meeting, 5-7PM (Zoom)

TUE, APR 2, 2024
Educational Meeting
7-9PM (Zoom)

SAT, APR 27, 2024
Board Meeting, 5-7PM (Zoom)

TUE, MAY 2, 2024
Educational Meeting
7-9PM (Zoom)

SAT, MAY 18, 2024
"Reading Rendezvous" on the Loussac Library lawn 12-4pm

SAT, MAY 25, 2024
Board Meeting, 5-7PM (Zoom)

TUE, JUN 4, 2024
Educational Meeting
7-9PM (In-person and Zoom)

SAT, JUN 22, 2024
Board Meeting, 5-7PM (Zoom)

SAT, JUN 29, 2024
Bird Club Picnic, Abbott Park, 11AM-3PM
(Info link available in March 2024)

TUE, JUL 2, 2024
NO EDUCATIONAL MEETING UNTIL AUGUST 1

SAT, JUL 27, 2024
Board Meeting, 5-7PM

TUE, AUG 6, 2024
Educational Meeting
7-9PM


 

Bird of the Month: August 2008
Jade
Archive


Jade loves his bath

By Dee Powers

Our bird buddy this month is a Quaker who has been a representative at the Wasilla Pet Zoo almost every month for the past six months.

Entertaining as only a Quaker can be Jade had a small adventure last month when this bird; who normally doesnít fly, did a fly around the Pet Zoo. Thus proving that even birds who donít usually fly will do so when you least expect it.

Dee P., his owner states: "Jade came to me through The Alaska Bird Club Adoption Program from a student on her way to college. He has been with me for about 3 1/2 years.

He doesnít like to fly. He is contented to sit on his perch or "Mom", climb his tree or sit in his cage. He is antisocial, except when he goes to the Pet Zoo. Then, he loves to show off.

He whistles at my vacuum, like a man would at a good looking woman walking by. He also repeats certain whistles and can say, "Come here". He loves to give kisses.


Just washing my feet, Mom!

When he wants a kiss, he will make that loud kiss sound much as you might do with a small child.

He is my all around buddy. I am a full time student at home. He loves attention and will let me know if I get too busy, and he needs me, he lets me know."

We look forward to meeting this little Quaker at our August meeting.

 

 

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