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March 2020

CANCELLED: eBird: The Ferrari You Haven’t Taken Out of First Gear! Presented by Sean Sime

March 24, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Brooklyn Public Library Central Branch, 10 Grand Army Plaza
Brooklyn, NY 11238 United States
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NOTE, THIS EVENT IS CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19 RELATED SUSPENSION OF PUBLIC PROGRAMS AT BROOKLYN PUBLIC LIBRARY.  To be rescheduled at a later date. Sean Sime, a professional photographer, eBird regional reviewer and long time member of the Brooklyn birding community will lead an interactive discussion on eBird's functionality beyond "just checklists" and how we as birders barely scratch the surface of its' utility. In this meeting Sean will be giving us a brief overview of eBird, what his contribution…

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April 2020

CANCELLED: Climate Change and North American Avian Communities: Presented by Shannon Curley

April 21, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Prospect Park Zoo, Prospect Park Zoo
Brooklyn, 11225
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This meeting will take place inside the Prospect Park Zoo in the C-classroom. Please ensure you are on time, doors open at 6:45pm and you must enter through the service gate on Flatbush Avenue. This talk will present the research collectively being done at College of Staten Island. Part 1: Evaluating changes in North American avian communities The first part of this talk we discuss how birds have responded to recent climate change and how, as a result, avian community…

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May 2020

CANCELLED: Save the Choco, Presented by James Muchmore (rescheduled)

May 19, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Prospect Park Zoo, Prospect Park Zoo
Brooklyn, 11225
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"Save the Choco" was our beneficiary of our 2019 Birdathon, for which we raised a record amount of over $12,000. Join us to learn a bit more about "Save the Chocó" and the impact our donations from the 2019 Birdathon have made to protect this important bio-diverse region of South America. James Muchmore is an artist, birder, designer, and photographer turned conservationist. James has been exploring design's role within conservation for the last 5 years. He has put his years…

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October 2020

Carolyn Monastra Presents Climate Concerns

October 20, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

via Zoom Bio: A native of Cleveland, Ohio, Carolyn Monastra received her MFA in photography from The Yale School of Art. For the past twenty-five years her work has focused on creating and discovering mystery in the natural world. She has been awarded numerous artist residencies including at Ucross, Caldera Arts, The Djerassi Foundation, Blue Mountain Center, and The Saltonstall Foundation. A 2009 residency at the Skaftfell Visual Arts Center in Iceland inspired her to begin focusing on the critical…

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November 2020

Glen Davis Presents Morning Flight

November 17, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

via Zoom Bio: Glen started birding in Brooklyn at age 10 and was a regular of Brooklyn Bird Club trips and meetings until graduating high school in 1995.  Since then Glen has worked a myriad of field jobs and as a tour leader.  Glen resides in Cape May with his wife Kashi and currently works at Cellular Tracking Technologies as well as a counselor in the summer for Camp Cascades for Young Birders. Talk Summary: Due to technical difficulties the…

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January 2021

The Grassland Bird Trust with Laurie LaFond & Paloma Spina

January 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Via Zoom, Registration required. Please register here: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJAqdO6pqD8sHtCyrrnUYN6zmh3f2wxN4phY Grasslands are the fastest disappearing habitat in the U.S. and grassland birds are disappearing right along with their habitats. We have lost 700 million grassland birds in the U.S. and Canada over the last 50 years. Short-eared owls, Northern harriers, Upland sandpipers, Eastern meadowlarks, and other iconic bird species are vanishing from rural landscapes at an alarming rate. Learn about these amazing grassland birds and find out more about what Grassland Bird…

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February 2021

Save the Choco with James Muchmore

February 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Via zoom, registration required. Register here: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJYvc-ytrTgiH9YnVo0B8OLxSvNCyfSSldmM “Save the Choco” was our beneficiary of our 2019 Birdathon, for which we raised a record amount of over $12,000. Join us to learn a bit more about “Save the Chocó” and the impact our donations from the 2019 Birdathon have made to protect this important bio-diverse region of South America. James Muchmore is an artist, birder, designer, and photographer turned conservationist. James has been exploring design’s role within conservation for the last…

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March 2021

Washington Square Park Eco Projects with Georgia Silvera Seamans

March 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Via Zoom, Registration required. Please register here: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJIkfu-hrzMrEtByknk5Chj5niC0XaWLbhYU Georgia Silvera Seamans is an urban forester, and the co-founding director of Washington Square Park Eco Projects. Georgia is also an independent researcher and freelance writer. She has bylines with UrbanOmnibus.net, Audubon.com, and Audubon Magazine, and her research has been published in Urban Forestry & Urban Greening and the Journal of Arboriculture. She’s an alumna of Wesleyan University, the Yale School of the Environment, and UC Berkeley. Georgia will present the changing ecology of…

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April 2021

Audubon Mural Project: A Virtual Walking Tour with Leigh Hallingby

April 6 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Via Zoom, Registration required. Please register here: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJcrc-GvqDsoEtPNZYdUq0A6Lmg1SK2YLPiK The Audubon Mural Project is an impressive effort to create murals of over 300 North American birds. Most of the murals are in the Harlem neighborhoods of Hamilton Heights and Washington Heights, where John James Audubon lived the last ten years of his life. Since all of the birds painted are threatened by climate change, the Project is designed, not only to display the birds’ beauty, but also to make us aware of the…

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May 2021

Glen Davis Presents Wildlife Track Stars

May 18 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

(rescheduled from an earlier date) via Zoom Bio: Glen started birding in Brooklyn at age 10 and was a regular of Brooklyn Bird Club trips and meetings until graduating high school in 1995.  Since then Glen has worked a myriad of field jobs and as a tour leader.  Glen resides in Cape May with his wife Kashi and currently works at Cellular Tracking Technologies as well as a counselor in the summer for Camp Cascades for Young Birders. Talk Summary: California Condors can now…

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