Calendar of Events
Location for Meetings: Unless otherwise noted, meetings will now be held at the Brooklyn Public Library Central Branch at Grand Army Plaza.
Members and Non-Members Welcome!
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Tuesday, April 19th, 7:00 P.M.
Better Birding, Tips, Tools and Concepts for the Field
Presenter: George L. Armistead
George L. Armistead will present identification strategies from his new book, co-written with Brian Sullivan. Armistead is an expert birder, tour leader, and an events coordinator with the American Birding Association and Associate Professor of Ornithology at Drexel University.
To whet your appetite, read Queen’s birder Donna Shulman’s review of this comprehensive text.
Tuesday, May 24thth, 7:00 P.M.
Birdwatching in New York City and on Long Island
Presenters: Deborah Rivel and Kellye Rosenheim
Deborah Rivel and Kellye Rosenheim will present their new guide, Birdwatching in New York City and on Long Island. This easy-to-use guide gives seasonal information and precise directions to the best birdwatching locations in NYC and Long Island
Deborah is an avid bird photographer and award winning independent wildlife film producer/director and has traveled to six continents in search of birds. Kellye began birdwatching in Central Park and is currently the Development Director for NYC Audubon.
Tuesday, June 28th, 7:00 P.M.
The Wondrous World of Fireflies
Presenter: Sarah Lewis
|Sara Lewis will present her research on the evolutionary role of
the flashing lights of fireflies, which is detailed in her new book: Silent Sparks: The Wondrous World of Fireflies Sara’s talk will be followed by an evening walk in search of fireflies.
Sara is a professor of Biology at Tufts University and has presented her fascination with fireflies in a popular TED talk. http://www.ted.com/
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