Ohlone Audubon Society

Serving Southern and Eastern Alameda County

Membership Meetings


During to COVID-19, Ohlone Audubon’s membership meeting will be online via Zoom for the rest of 2020.  
Pre-registration for meeting participation is required however you do not need to be a member to pre-register and join the meeting.
To pre-register for the membership meeting, please click the following URL: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJEqcOmorjkvHNUCGaPugfQr4jy2xCXC-VLh


Participants can prepare by downloading the Zoom application for free HERE or the web browser client will download automatically when you start or join your first Zoom meeting. It is recommended that participants familiarize themselves with using Zoom prior to the scheduled meeting to test the audio and video settings and avoid technical difficulties. 


Zoom Meetings are being recorded! You can view and/or listen to them at any time by clicking on the links below!


September Membership Meeting - The Canary Islands with Jaan Lepson

Video recording: 


Audio only recording: 




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 2019

Avian Olfaction: The Road Less Travelled, by Gabrielle Nevitt, scientist, professor (UC Davis), and author
Castro Valley Adult School

March 2019

Bird and Rhinoceros Poaching in South Africa and Botswana, by Jill Hedgecock, author, conversationist, and birder

Robert Livermore Community Center

February 2019

Birds and Bees, by Debbie Wong, birder, bird bander, SF Asian Art Museum docent, and beekeeper
Niles Discovery Church

January 2019

Convincing Details And Other Birding Fiction, by Joe Morlan, field ornithology professor and author

Carlton Plaza

December 2018

Holiday Cookie Exchange, Photo Show, John Muir Land Trust Almond Ranch, by JMLT staff Krista Vossekuil, Associate Director of Development and Communications and Hannah Hodgson, Community Programs Associate

Robert Livermore Community Center

November 2018

Birds and Flowers Ink Brush Painting: Demo and DIY!, by Pauline Tsui, artist, a writer, and a docent of the Asian Art Museum

Castro Valley Adult School

October 2018

Birding Winter Wonderland in Japan, by Alvaro Jaramillo, biologist, author and birding guide

Niles Discovery Church 

September 2018

Birding in the Caribbean, by Bob Lewis, trained chemist, birding educator, guide and award winning photographer

Carlton Plaza

June 2018 

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

May 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

April 2018

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

March 2018

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

Pleasanton Middle School

February 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


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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