The following dates have been set to view birds in various habitats in northern Utah with Great Salt Lake Audubon Society field trips.

Beginning birders are welcome. Car-pooling is encouraged, and contributions toward gas money are appreciated. Suggested amount is $3 for local trips under 40 miles round trip, or $5 for longer trips.

Call the trip leader to confirm the meeting place for each date, as highway construction may impact plans.

Saturday, July 12, 8 a.m.-noon, Brighton Bird Count. Meet at 8 a.m. at the top of Big Cottonwood Canyon in the parking lot adjacent to the Silver Lake Visitors Center. Birders can select one of three birding options, an easy, moderate or strenuous walk. A potluck lunch will follow at noon. To car-pool, meet in the parking lot at the mouth of Big Cottonwood Canyon by 7:30 a.m. Call Jeanne LeBer or Ray Smith at 532-7384.

Friday, July 18, 7:30 a.m., Canyon Walks, Little Cottonwood Canyon. Meet at the Little Cottonwood Canyon park and ride lot by 7:30 a.m. for walking and birding from the Albion Basin Campground. Call Roberta Wherritt, 274-3058.

Saturday, July 26, 6 a.m.—1 p.m., Bear River Bird Refuge, behind the gates private tour. The access road to Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge is closed for roadwork this summer. However, access is available via guided tours. Lee Shirley, a member of Friends of Bear River Refuge and past Wasatch Audubon president, will lead a tour that's not the usual route. Meet in the southeast corner of the Sugar House ShopKo parking lot in time to leave by 6 a.m. Call Deedee, 272-8060, if you plan to attend.

Wednesday, July 30, 7 a.m., Farmington Bay and nearby area. Meet inside the McDonald's just north of the Centerville exit from I-15 at 7 a.m. for breakfast and camaraderie or 7:30 a.m. to head out. Call Deedee O'Brien, 272-8060.

Wednesday, Aug. 6, 7 a.m., Mountain Dell Recreation Area, Parleys Canyon. Meet by 7 a.m. in the parking lot just west of REI on 33OO South and 3285 East. Call Jack Clark, 255-7989 or Sylvia Gray, 532-3486.

Saturday, Aug. 9, 8 a.m., birding in Tabiona. Meet in the southeast corner of the Sugar House ShopKo parking lot by 8 a.m. Lunch will be provided, so reservations are essential. Call Pat Jividen, 944-5001, or Sylvia, 532-3486, for information.

Wednesday, Aug. 13, 8 a.m., hike and bird, Big Cottonwood Canyon. Meet at 8 a.m. in the park and ride lot at the mouth of Big Cottonwood Canyon. Call Allene Keller, 467-3960.

Saturday, Aug. 16, 7 a.m.-noon, warblers on River Lane, Utah County. Meet in the southeast corner of the Sugar House ShopKo parking lot in time to arrange car pools and leave by 7 a.m. or meet in the REI parking lot at South Towne Mall in time to leave by 7:15 a.m. Call Deedee, 272-8060, if you plan to meet at ShopKo. Call June, 576-0103, if you plan to meet at REI.

Sunday, Aug. 17, 8 a.m., hike and bird at Alta. Meet at the park and ride lot at the mouth of Little Cottonwood Canyon at 8 a.m. Call Vivian Schneggenburger, 485-7342.

Saturday, Aug. 23, 7:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Salt Lake International Center. Meet at the ShopKo in Sugar House at 7:30 a.m. Call Tim, 440-3035.

Wednesday, Aug. 27, 7 a.m., Farmington Bay and nearby area. Meet inside the McDonald's just north of the Centerville exit from I-15 at 7 a.m. for breakfast and camaraderie or 7:30 a.m. to head out. Call Deedee O'Brien, 272-8060.

Wednesday, Sept. 3, 7:30 a.m., Mountain Dell Recreation Area, Parleys Canyon. Meet by 7:30 a.m. in the southeast corner of the ShopKo parking lot in Sugar House or 7:45 a.m. at the clubhouse at Mountain Dell. Call Jack, 255-7989.