Ohlone Audubon Society

Serving Southern and Eastern Alameda County

Membership Meetings

Ohlone Audubon Membership Meetings:


Maps and directions to regular meeting locations are at the bottom of the page and can be reached by clicking here.


2010_06_01ANNUAL_MEETING_007Ohlone holds ten monthly Membership Meetings featuring programs on birds and the environment and are open to all!  Because Ohlone covers all the cities of Southern and Eastern Alameda County, we alternate our monthly meeting places in order to better serve our entire membership. We're always on the lookout, and welcome suggestions, for attractive, affordable, and conveniently located meeting facilities. If you know of a room in a school, church, retirement facility, etc., that may possibly be suitable for OAS membership meetings, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. through email by clicking on her mail. 


Bring your washable cup to enjoy hot or cold beverages with the delectable morsels provided by volunteer chefs. This is our chance to converse and compare sightings with other bird observers. You may volunteer to provide refreshments for future meetings by signing the form circulated at the meeting.


Below is a list of past meeting topics and locations. Details on meeting locations and maps can be found here


April 2, 2018

"What's That Bird with Ed", by Ed Harper, wildlife photographer, birding guide, and a retired mathematics professor
Castro Valley Adult School

May 1, 2018

"Restoring Common Murres to Devil's Slide Rock", by Gerry McChesney, Wildlife Refuge Manager for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
San Leandro Library

June 5, 2018 

Annual Potluck Dinner, Installation of Officers, Equipment Show-N-Tell and Birder's Fair!
Alviso Adobe Community

March 6, 2018

“A Case Study in Shorebird Restoration”, by David “Doc Quack” Riensche, biologist, teacher, and author

Pleasanton Middle School

February 6, 2018

“How Diet Plays a Role in the Recovery of the California Least Tern”, by Meredith Elliott, Senior Scientist with Point Blue Conservation

Niles Discovery Church

January 2, 2018

“Indonesia: Birding the Spice Island”, by Hans Peeters, biologist, painter, and author

Carlton Plaza

December 5, 2017

Members' Night: Member Slideshow and Annual Cookie Exchange

Pleasanton Middle School

November 7

“Climate Change and the Bay Area” by Tim Dec, a climate educator and a retired hardware engineer.
Pleasanton Middle School

October 3

"Sunda – A Land of Birds, Beasts and Dragons" by Bob Lewis, a trained chemist, birder, educator, and the recipient of 2016 ABA's Chandler Robbins Award.
Niles Discovery Church (Niles)

September 5

"Double-crested Cormorant Colony on SF-Oakland Bay Bridge" by Mark Rauzon, a scientist, biologist, and teaches in Lanley College, and Meredith Elliott,  a scientist, biologist with Point Blue Conservation.
Carlton Plaza of Fremont

Maps and directions to meeting locations:


Castro Valley Adult School: multipurpose room/gym


San Leandro Library: Karp Room



Pleasanton Middle School: Library


Carlton Plaza, Fremont: Go right from the lobby around towards the rear of the building; the room is on the left side near restrooms and an exit door.


Niles Discovery Church: Fellowship Hall


Alviso Adobe Community Park: museum/office building (see map marker)


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