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.


Enchanted Trail 2015:

Friday, Saturday and Sunday, October 23- 25, 5:30 - 8:00pm

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Join us for a night of free family fun at our annual fall festival. Enchanted Trail, and get a rare glimpse of the Rio Salado by night whlle learning about Arizona's nocturnal wildlife.

While exploring the trail, you will enjoy nature by night, guided night hikes, food concessions, live wildlife, trick-or-treating, halloween crafts, a spooky bat cave and much more!


Workshop: Organizing A Successful Field Trip

Sunday, October 4th, 2-4pm

Join expert trip leaders Mark Larson, Kathe Anderson and Craig Anderson and learn how to provide a high quality Field Trip experience for participants using leader-guided field trip "best practices" for planning and communication. Whether you are an experienced leader or seeking to become one, you will benefit from the proven and practical skills presented.

RSVP is required by September 30th to Committee Chairperson, Lois Lorenz, LoisLorenz347@cox.net. A stipend will be provided to workshop participants traveling from outside Maricopa County.

Pre-workshop Assignment: Select and be prepared to discuss a favored field trip site. The site will be used for exercises in the workshop.

This workshop has been developed by the Audubon Field Trip Leader Training Committee with significant input from Arizona's Audubon Chapter network and the support of Audubon's Toyota TogetherGreen program.


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

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