UPCOMING EVENTS


General Calendar


Bird Walks

All walks start at 9:30 A.M.

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

Any questions please Call Joe at (516) 467-9498.

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

2014

August 17: Hempstead Lake State Park

August 24: Marine Nature Study Area

August 31: Labor Day Weekend — No Walk


September 7: Norman J. Levy Park and Preserve

September 14: Jones Beach West End 2

September 21: Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge

September 28: Mill Pond Park

October 5: Massapequa Preserve

October 12: Point Lookout Town Park

October 19: Hempstead Lake State Park

October 26: Jones Beach State Park – West End 2

November 2: Alley Pond Park

November 9: Mill Pond Park

November 16: Point Lookout Town Park

November 23: Massapequa Preserve

November 30: Hempstead Lake State Park, Parking Field 3

December 7: Jones Beach West End 2

December 14: Alley Pond Park

December 21: Mill Pond Park

December 28: Pelham Bay Park



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, October 14, 2014

SPEAKER:Bobby & Cathy Horvath

TOPIC:Wildlife in Need of Rescue & Rehabilitation

At our next meeting, Bobby & Cathy Horvath from Wildlife In Need of Rescue &

Rehabilitation (WINORR) will visit us again to demonstrate what it takes to be a

wildlife rehabilitator. They will walk around the room with some of the animals

they have rescued that were deemed unreleasable and are used as educational

ambassadors. These could include Eurasian Eagle-Owl “Augie‚” American Kestrel

“Gryphon,” several other birds, an Arctic fox, an opossum, and a porcupine. Join

us to meet these creatures up close and hear their amazing stories!

WINORR (which is on Facebook) is a nonprofit volunteer organization serving New

York City, Nassau County, and western Suffolk County. Bobby and Cathy have

federal and state licenses to provide professional care for sick, injured, and

orphaned wildlife. They receive no funds from federal, state, or county

agencies, and are totally dependent on donations, grants, and fundraisers to pay

for their daily operation. They rescue and care for wild animals received

through the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation, local police, animal

hospitals, humane societies, animal control, and the general public.

A handful of local veterinarians generously donate their time and expertise to

WINORR. The Horvaths are part of a small network of volunteer rehabilitators who

offer a sanctuary or find permanent placement for unreleasable wildlife that are

unable to survive in the wild and otherwise would face euthanasia.

Join us!

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