[CT Birds] Raptor Conference - Audubon Greenwich, May 7th & 8th

O'TOOLE, Brian botoole at audubon.org
Sat Apr 17 18:45:39 EDT 2010

With all the talk of Broad-wings today i want to remind everyone about the exciting conference Audubon Greenwich will be hosting on May 7th and 8th focusing on raptor research.  Co-sponsors are Birdlife International, Audubon Vermont, Audubon NY, COA, HMANA, Audubon CT, CAS, Pro Natura and Northeast Hawkwatch.  Panel discussions include "Hawkwatch Practices & Protocols", "Opportunities for Cross-Border Collaborations", and "Putting the Science To Work: Projects That Need You!"

Forging a Collaboration of Professional & Volunteer Conservationists

Join people from across the hemisphere for a collaborative conference to identify raptor management priorities and opportunities to engage Citizen Scientists in these strategies:

Friday, May 7 ~ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Reception & Presentation by Dr. Chris Farmer - North American Monitoring Coordinator, Acopian Center Hawk Mountain Sanctuary - The Decline of the American Kestrel

Saturday, May 8 ~ 9:30 am - 5:30 pm

A full day of panel discussions, workshops, exhibits, and special presentations featuring:

Keynote Speaker, Laurie J. Goodrich - Senior Monitoring Biologist, Acopian Center Hawk Mountain Sanctuary - From Counts to Conservation—Geography and Conservation of Migratory Raptors in the Americas


Special Guests, Elisa Peres Barbosa & Eduardo Martinez - ProNatura, Veracruz, Mexico - The River of Raptors – Veracruz, Mexico

Saturday, May 8 ~ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join the Audubon Staff, Supporters, Speaker and our International Guests for an special dinner reception after the raptor conference. Please invite a guest and register for this event online while registering for the conference.

Below is a link to the full schedule of events and topics to be discussed during the conference. Please be sure to register in advance to reserve your seat for this conference. Food and refreshment will be served on Friday night and lunch will be provided on Saturday. To register for both Friday night and Saturday, the cost is only $30. To also RSVP for dinner on Saturday, you can select that option when registering for the weekend's events.

2010 RAPTOR CONFERENCE SCHEDULE<http://greenwich.audubon.org/PDFs/Greenwich-2010RaptorConferenceSchedule.pdf>


For more information, contact Karen Dixon<mailto:kdixon at audubon.org?subject=International%20Migratory%20Bird%20Day>, the Center Director at Audubon Greenwich or go to http://greenwich.audubon.org/News.html

Brian O'Toole


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