Desert Rivers Audubon meetings are held every second Tuesday of the month, September through May each year, at the Gilbert Community Center, 130 N. Oak Street (2 blocks North of Elliot and 2 blocks West of Gilbert Rd.). We meet in the new community center in the large hall/dining room from 7 to 9PM.
Speakers present presentations on various topics of interest and concern to chapter members. We host an annual meeting with Liberty Wildlife at which many raptors are displayed with expert teaching.
The Chandler Family Birdwalks are on first Saturdays, November through April, at the City of Chandler’s Veterans Oasis Park at 4050 E. Chandler Heights Rd in Chandler, near the Env. Ed. Center building (NE Corner of Chandler Heights Rd. and Lindsay Rd.). These walks run 8AM to noon.
Tending the Hummingbird Habitat at Desert Breeze Park, Chandler, are second Saturdays, 660 N. Desert Breeze Parkway, Chandler. Join us for gardening, planting and watering this bird-attracting demonstration garden, part of our Habitat Recognition Program. May-Sept. 7-9am, rest of the year, 8-10am.
The Gilbert Family Birdwalks are held every third Saturday, October through March, at the Gilbert Riparian Preserve on the southeast corner of Guadalupe and Greenfield Roads in Gilbert, east of the library. 30-45 minute walks start at 8AM and run until noon.
OwlWalk & Talk, are on fourth Saturdays (check our calendar for times), Zanjero Park, 3785 S. Lindsay Rd, Gilbert. In partnership with Wild At Heart, The Town of Gilbert, & ADOT, Desert Rivers Audubon installed a Burrowing Owl Habitat at Zanjero Park, 3785 S. Lindsay Rd., Gilbert. Made possible by a grant from Together Green, over 80 volunteers installed artificial burrows, built a pre-release shelter for rehabilitated burrowing owls, and monitor & interpret the habitat for the public fourth Saturdays.