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Chapter meetings are held the first Wednesday of each month at the Pinetop-Lakeside Town Council Chambers. Meetings begin at 6:30 p.m. We do not meet in January or February.

Chapter Meeting Directions:

Meeting Map


We meet at the Pinetop-Lakeside Town Council Chambers (1350 Niels Hansen Road in downtown Lakeside).

From Navopache Electric/light at Porter Mountain Road and Hwy. 260 (our old meeting site), continue east on 260 towards Lakeside/Pinetop; take the second right turn, at Jackson (Lakeside Post Office turn).

Go two blocks to the Town offices (the old school), and take a left on Niels Hansen, and you're there! From Show Low on 260, you can take a right on Niels Hansen (after Lakeside Campground) to reach the Town offices on your left (past the Church). From Pinetop, take a left at John L. Fish (Conoco gas station) or Jackson to the Town offices.



March 2nd- Monthly meeting speaker: Mike Meixler will talk about Concho Farm, and his efforts to provide habitat for Monarch butterflies.

April 6th- Monthly meeting speakers: Barbara & Clark Hockabout from Lodestar Gardens & Learning Center will inform us about food co-ops and small animal contributions to living off-grid.

April 9th- Waterfowl Workshop sponsored by AZG&FD at their office in Pinetop. Call 367-4281 for info

May 1st-31st- BIRDATHON

May 4th- Monthly meeting will be the Beginning Birder’s Workshop.

May 7th- Fieldtrip will be a follow up to the Beginner’s Birder’s Workshop at Big Springs/Nature Center

 May 14th- North American Migration Count-Navajo & Apache Counties

June 1st- Monthly meeting speaker has been changed to Diane Tilton of AZ G&F Department.

June 4th- National Trails Day

June 11th- Tentative fieldtrip to Dr. Hall’s property in Shumway.

June 24th- WM Nature Film Festival dinner at El Rancho Restaurant in Pinetop

June 25th- WM Nature Film Festival films will be shown at WM Nature Center

July 6th- Monthly meeting speakers will be Dan Groebner & Susan Taggart about “Owls of the White Mountains”

July 30th- Hummingbird Banding at Sipe Wildlife Area sponsored by AZG&FD

August 3rd- Monthly meeting speakers will be Dave & Cheryl Cagle telling of their recent trip to Namibia in Africa.

August 27th- Tentative fieldtrip to Concho to Meixler property and Concho Lake

September 7th- Lynn Krigbaum with Save Our Park will give update on status of Woodland Lake Park.

October 5th- Monthly meeting speaker will be Dawnafe Whitesinger, Nav. Co. Supervisor explaining her work as supervisor.

November 2nd- Monthly meeting speaker to be Andy Bridges of Petrified National Forest; he will speak about park resources and the biological work he does there, including bird surveys.

December 7th- WMAS Christmas Potluck//Party