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Free May Birding Walks with Audubon Society of Rhode Island Spring Bird migration New England Bird Walks May 2019 Things to Do RI

 Common Yellowthroat by Ed Hughes 

It’s the Best Time of Year for Birds and Birders!

Audubon Offers over 30 Guided Birding Walks in May

Spring migration is here! May is the peak month for the spring bird migration, with something different moving through each week. Get in on the best birding of the year with Audubon! Novice birders are welcome. Walks are geared for teen to adult. Masks and social distancing are required.

Register online through the events calendar.
 

Wednesdays*
Locations are determined weekly, please visit the program listing on our website for details.
May 4, 11, 18, 25, 2022; 9:00-11:00 am.

Thursdays

Marion Eppley Wildlife Refuge, Dugway Bridge Road, West Kingston, RI
May 5, 12, 19, 26, 2022; 8:00-10:00 am.

Touisset Marsh Wildlife Refuge, Touisset Road, Warren, RI
May 5, 19, 2022; 9:30 am-12:00 pm
This walk is geared toward beginning birders.

Emilie Ruecker Wildlife Refuge, Seapowet Avenue, Tiverton, RI
May 12, 26, 2022; 9:30 am-12:00 pm
This walk is geared toward beginning birders.

Fridays

Fisherville Brook Wildlife Refuge, 99 Pardon Joslin Road, Exeter, RI
May 6, 13, 20, 27, 2022; 8:30 – 10:30 am

Saturdays (Two dates and locations)

Powder Mill Ledges Wildlife Refuge, 12 Sanderson Road, Smithfield, RI
May 21, 2022; 9:00-11:00 am

Caratunk Wildlife Refuge, 301 Brown Avenue, Seekonk, MA
May 28, 2022; 9:00-11:00 am

Birding with Your Kids
Powder Mill Ledges Wildlife Refuge, 12 Sanderson Road, Smithfield, RI
May 7, 2022; 9:00-11:00 am. Free. Ages: 6 and up.

 

Latest News and Events

Audubon Headquarters Closed Monday, June 20th in Observance of Juneteenth

The Audubon Headquarters office will be closed on Monday, June 20th in observance of .

Neonic Pesticide Regulation Bill Passes House & Senate!

Rhode Island is on its way to making major updates to our pesticide regulations for the first time in more than a decade! Representative Kislak's and Senator Miller's bills (passed in the House on June 7 and Senate on June 14, respectively) will take harmful neonicotinoid pesticides out of the hands of untrained users. The legislation is on its way to the Governors desk! THANK YOU to everyone who helped us advance these bills by contacting their legislators; our partner advocates; and to the bill cosponsors.

Lawrence Taft, current Executive Director of the Audubon Society of Rhode Island, is retiring at the end of 2022 after a long career with the organization. The Audubon Board of Directors has recently contracted Development Guild DDI, based in Boston, to conduct the search for a new director in partnership with the search committee.