[CT Birds] FW: [MASSBIRD] Annual Birders Meeting set for March 3: Register Now!

Tina and Peter Green petermgreen at hotmail.com
Fri Jan 27 18:39:14 EST 2012

CT Birders,
Some of you may be interested in going to this event. Sadly,I am unable to attend this year.
Tina Green


> From: wpetersen at massaudubon.org
> To: massbird at TheWorld.com
> Subject: [MASSBIRD] Annual Birders Meeting set for March 3: Register Now!
> Date: Fri, 27 Jan 2012 17:36:36 +0000
> Mass Audubon's 20th annual Birders Meeting will take place Saturday, March 3, at Bentley University in Waltham. The program, BIRDS, BALEEN, and 20 YEARS of MARINE CONSERVATION, will be co-hosted by the Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary, an organization also celebrating a 20th anniversary.
> The all-day event will feature outstanding plenary presentations by well-known ornithologists and scientists Dr. STEVEN KRESS, best known for his efforts to successfully re-establish Atlantic Puffins to the Gulf of Maine; DEBI SHEARWATER, founder of the popular Shearwater Journeys, Inc. tour company; Dr. DAVID WILEY, scientist at Stellwagen Bank Marine Sanctuary highly acclaimed for his underwater studies of humpback whale foraging behavior; and SHAWN CAREY and JIM GRADY of Migration Productions, professional nature photographers and videographers who will premiere their latest video presentation on shorebirds.
> Other speakers will include ANNE-MARIE RUNFOLA, Volunteer Coordinator for NOAA/Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary; Dr. JULIE C. ELLIS, seabird expert and professor at the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University; BRIAN HARRINGTON, retired shorebird biologist at the Manomet Center for Conservation Sciences and authority on the Red Knot; and JOAN WALSH, Director of Bird Monitoring at Mass Audubon and Coordinator of the Massachusetts Breeding Bird Atlas 2.
> Attendance at the Birders Meeting will include lunch, access to a variety of quality vendors, and the opportunity to take a chance on a variety of tempting raffle items and silent auction offerings. To register online or to get more information visit: www.massaudubon.org/birdersmeeting
 Hunt's Photo and Video will take the lead in sponsoring this not to be missed event!
> Wayne R. Petersen, Director 
> Massachusetts Important Bird Areas (IBA) Program 
> Mass Audubon 
> 208 South Great Road 
> Lincoln, MA 01773 
> (781) 259-2178 
> Protecting the Nature of Massachusetts 

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