VFAS Annual Spring Bird Count

Calling all birders! Please help us survey breeding birds and volunteer for Valley Forge Audubon Society’s annual Spring Bird Count on Saturday, June 1st. Please register with Vince Smith by May 29 at larusvs34@gmail.com or 484-410-1157 to be assigned to a team and...

How to Get Bluebirds

This blog post was written by “Sid the Spotter”, a member of the VFAS Young Birder’s Club, a special group of kids with a focused interest on birdwatching and nature. Thanks to Sid for his nestbox monitoring and for his great spotting on VFAS...

New Books for Spring 2024

Here are some new bird- and nature themed books that will be available this spring.  For more information on these titles, visit our Books for Birders page. Adults The Birds That Audubon Missed: Discovery and Desire in the American Wilderness by Kenn Kaufman Twelve...

Lead Toxicity in Birds

An estimated 16 million birds die of lead poisoning each year in the United States.  The ingestion of shotgun pellets is the most common source of lead poisoning in birds, however, the consumption of other lead objects such as lead bullets and fishing sinkers are also...

Native Plant Sale on April 28

Are you looking to start a native plant garden and have no idea where to begin? On Sunday April 28, Valley Forge Audubon Society and the Lower Providence Bird Town are sponsoring a native plant sale from Noon to 4 pm. The event will be held at the pavilion in...