Upcoming Events

Event Calendar

Birds 'n Beer

Every third Thursday of the month, doors open at 5:30pm, program begins at 6:30pm

Join us after work every third Thursday of the month for Birds 'n Beer.  Sip on a Four Peaks brew while enjoying an entertaining and enlightening presentation on wildlife.  Meet other professionals who care about Arizona's beautiful natural spaces.  New topic every month. Check out our Facebook page for details and to RSVP: facebook.com/audubonaz.

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Having a brew out on the wetlands before the presentation
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Enjoying the view from the Audubon Center during Birds'n Beer

Nina Mason Pulliam Rio Salado Audubon Center
3131 S Central Avenue, Phoenix


Conservation Workdays

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Every third Saturday of the month, September-April (excluding December), 8am-noon

Looking for a way to make a difference? Sign up for our Conservation Workdays at the Rio Salado Habitat and get your hands dirty to benefit wildlife! Help prepare a pollinator garden, clean up the river bed, create bird habitat, remove invasive plants. No experience necessary! Great for individuals and groups. Contact Cathy Wise at 602-468-6470 or via email to sign up.


Christmas Bird Count Training Workshop


Saturday, December 5th, 2015 at 7:30am

Brush up on the skills you'll need to take part in North America's longest citizen science tradition. Click here for more information.


Weekly Saturday Morning Bird Walks

Saturdays, 8am - 9am, weekly, weather permitting, during the spring and fall.

Join one of our resident bird enthusiast for a relaxed birding foray into the Rio Salado Habitat Restoration Area.  All ages are welcome and loaner binoculars are available. 

Birders will meet in the WEST side parking lot of the Nina Mason Pulliam Rio Salado Audubon Center (3131 S. Central Ave). 

For more information contact us at (602) 468-6470 and find us on facebook.com at facebook.com/audubonAZ 

*No bird walks begining Memorial Day weekend. Bird walks will resume in the fall on Saturday, October 3, 2015*

2015 Spring Schedule:  January - May

2015 Fall Schedule:  October - December



Animal Encounters
11am-noon, 2nd Saturday of each month, September - April

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Liberty Wildlife & the AZ Game and Fish Department partner with Audubon Arizona to bring you up close and personal with Arizona wildlife.  You won't want to miss this fun and educational experience! Great for families.

Click here for more information!

Nina Mason Pulliam Rio Salado Audubon Center
3131 S Central Avenue, Phoenix


Bird Classes with Kathe Anderson

Looking for a little more out of a Bird Walk?

Kathe Anderson will be doing bird walks here at Audubon Arizona, offering a more in depth look at certain birds in our area.  You won't want to miss this!

March 26:
7am: Early Bird Special on-site bird walk
8:30 - 9:30am: Hummingbird program (Includes a 30-minute DVD)

April 9:
7am: Early Bird Special on-site bird walk
8:30 - 9:30am:  Desert Dozen: A class focusing on common birds of the desert/urban interface - quail, grackles, house sparrows and house finches, mockingbirds, mourning doves, and more! This is a great chance to learn some uncommon facts about these common birds.

RSVP to Jamie Cara at jcara@audubon.org
Admission: $15 per adult (Bring a friend for only $10 and bring two kids free with each paying adult!)

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