UPCOMING EVENTS


Bird Walks, Sundays, 9:00 a.m.


General Calendar


Bird Walks

All walks start at 9:00 A.M.

There is no walk if it rains or snows or temperature is below 25°F.

For more information or in case of questionable weather conditions, please phone Joe at 516 467-9498 .

For directions to our bird-watching locations, click here.

2016

Jan. 3: Mill Pond Park

Jan. 10: Pelham Bay Park

Jan. 17: No walk

Jan. 24: Hempstead Lake State Park

Jan. 31: Point Lookout Town Park

Feb. 7: Massapequa Lake

Feb. 14: Massapequa Preserve

Feb. 21: Mill Pond Park

Feb. 28: Point Lookout Town Park

March 6: Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge

March 13: Jones Beach West End #2




Monthly Membership Meetings

Second Tuesday of the Month, September Through May

(except third Tuesday, November 18, 2014).

TIME: 7:30 P.M.

PLACE: Freeport Memorial Library

144 W. Merrick Rd.

(at S. Ocean Ave.)


NEXT MEETING


DATE: Tuesday, February 9, 2016

SPEAKER: Peter Warny

TOPIC: Saving Turtles


The ecology and conservation of turtles and tortoises will be depicted and discussed by this month’s guest speaker, based on his recent field trips in New York, Florida, Louisiana, and Texas. Turtle ecology will be compared in context to bird banding and long-term population monitoring. Radio tracking, trail cameras, and other ecological field techniques will be discussed.

Peter Warny travels extensively to conservation project sites across the U.S. and has worked for The Nature Conservancy and National Audubon Society. Peter owns conservation land in Florida as part of a cooperative biological field station, conducting surveys of reptiles, birds, insects, and plants.


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