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 until further notice.  
Pre-registration for meeting participation is required however you do not need to be a member to pre-register and join the meeting. This is a new registration for 2021 meetings - please pre-register again, your old registration from 2020 will not work. 
To pre-register for the membership meeting, please click the following URL: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJ0ldeyopjoiHdxrIasw95GYo7GazoqhtELu  


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!


March 2021 Membership Meeting - A Year in the Lives of North American Owls by Paul Bannick

Video recording: https://tinyurl.com/322s9xse


February 2021 Membership Meeting - The North American Prairies by Beth Madden

Video recording: https://tinyurl.com/186430x7 


January 2021 Extra "Light" Membership Meeting - Introduction to Fantasy Birding by Amy Lauterbach 

Video recording: https://tinyurl.com/e4kn99y9  


January 2021 Membership Meeting - OMG  - Is that a New Species? By Alvaro Jaramillo

Video recording:https://tinyurl.com/yydc3xfo

Audio recording:https://tinyurl.com/y5k4h26e


December 2020 Membership Meeting - Members Slide Show-n-Tell

Video recording: https://tinyurl.com/yy9gfacp

Audio recording: https://tinyurl.com/y3xw2oo3


November 2020 Membership Meeting - Shorebird ID by Ed Harper

Video recording: https://tinyurl.com/yyd4w33w

Audio only recording:https://tinyurl.com/y67rgner 


October 2020 Membership Meeting - Trans-Pacific Migrations by Peter Pyle

Video recording: https://tinyurl.com/yyflg7cg

Audio only recording:https://tinyurl.com/y4vw6z5o


September 2020 Membership Meeting - The Canary Islands with Jaan Lepson

Video recording:https://tinyurl.com/y49ajsek

Audio only recording:https://tinyurl.com/y3p78tfh



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 name or emailing ohloneaudubonprograms AT gmail.com


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 for the past year. If you are interested in additional meeting topics from previous years vist our Past Membership Meetings page. Details on meeting locations and maps can be found below.


January 2020

OMG - Is that a new species? by Alvaro Jaramillo, author, biologist, birding guide

December 2020

Members Slide Show-n-tell

November 2020

Shorebirds by Ed Harper, wildlife photographer, birding guide, and a retired mathematics professor

October 2020

Trans-Pacific Migrations by Peter Pyle, author, ornithologist and marine biologist

September 2020

The Canary Islands by Jaan Lepson, trained zoologist and a practicing astrophysicist


No meetings in April, May, and June of 2020 due to COVID-19. All membership meetings to be conducted virtually via Zoom starting September 2020.


March 2020

Audubon Climate Change Report by Juan Pablo conservation biologist.

February 2020

Birding Wine Regions of the World - California, Chile, South Africa and Beyond by Alvaro Jaramillo, author, biologist, birding guide.
Niles Discovery Church

January 2020

Mimicry in Raptors by Hans Peeters, author, biologist, and emeritus professor in ecology. 
Carlton Plaza, 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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