36th Annual Bloomin' Birdathon
April 15, 2016 through May 15, 2016

Bloomin' Birdathon

Photo credit: Chan Chao 

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What is the Bloomin' Birdathon?

The ANS Bloomin' Birdathon is our biggest fundraising event of the year. Over the course of one month each spring, April 15 - May 15, teams and individuals count as many wildflower or bird species as they can at locations of their choice during a 24-hour period.


Participation is easy as 1-2-3!

STEP 1: Register
STEP 2: Raise Funds
STEP 3: Count!

For more information on participating in the Bloomin' Birdathon, click HERE.


2016 Teams and Individual Participants:
*Check back often for an updated list of participating teams and individuals.

  • ANS Board Birdathon Team
    • Sarah Anderson
    • Wendy Anderson
    • Megan Carroll
    • Leslie Catherwood
    • Scott Fosler
    • Jennifer Judd Hinrichs
    • Aimee Immundo
    • Jane McClintock
    • Michelle Price
    • Becky Turner
    • Bonnie VanDorn
  • Team No Carbon Footprint
    • John Bjerke
    • Neal Fitzpatrick
  • Dottie Beck
  • Shelia Cochran
  • Anne & David Cottingham
  • Drewry Cromwell
  • Paul D'Andrea
  • Daphne Gemmill
  • Diane Hoffman
  • Nancy Magnusson
  • Stephanie Mason & Pam Oves
  • Marcia Minichiello
  • Cecily Nabors & Diane Ford
  • Eileen Nivera & Rhonda Kranz
  • Lisa Norwalk & Leonard Bisson
  • Nicholas Schliapin
  • Loree Trilling
  • Eric and Nancy Voit
  • Jacky Wershbale

Thank you to our newest Bloomin' Birdathon sponsor -
Our bird seed supplier
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Appreciate birding, but don't want to count?

Become a sponsor! Sponsor a friend, family member, coworker or team by making a tax-deductible donation to ANS's Bloomin' Birdathon. Your support of the Bloomin' Birdathon helps raise critical funds for our local conservation and education programs.


Spring Celebration at Woodend

Join us for one of our FREE walks and complete your Bloomin' Birdathon count with an experienced birder. And be sure to stop by the Minox USA optics demonstration to check out the latest in binoculars and spotting scopes.

Saturday, May 7, 2016
8:00 am to 9:00 am | FREE Beginner Bird Walk. Bring binoculars or use ours.
9:00 am to 10:00 am | FREE Weekend Walk in the Woods. Learn about nature at Woodend. All ages welcome.
8:00 am to 11:00 am | FREE Open House! Optics demonstrations by Minox USA, games, prizes and more. Fun for all ages.

Come for the FREE walks and stay for the festivities. Bring the whole family! Learn more & Register.


Questions? 

If you have questions regarding the Bloomin' Birdathon, contact Antoinette Sooh by email or at 301-652-9188 x12.