The City Nature Challenge is coming to Philly!

The City Nature Challenge (CNC) is coming to the Greater Philadelphia Area for the first time this year! This worldwide bioblitz happening from April 26-29th aims to engage residents in documenting the biodiversity of urban areas around the world and Philadelphia will be competing with 150+ cities around the world including the likes of Pittsburgh, NYC, London, and Hong Kong. …

2019 Officers

Congratulations to the 2019 DVOC officers as elected at the Annual Meeting President: George ArmisteadVice President: Linda WiddopSecretary: Gregg GortonTreasurer: Bert FilemyrCouncilors, to fill the expiring terms of Holly Merker and Jason Weckstein: Brian Quindlen, Anne Bekker Katrina Rakowski, Anne Bekker, and Holger Pflicke were elected as Fellows of the DVOC.

Annual Members Meeting

Since the founding of our club in 1890, the first meeting of every year has been the “Members’ Meeting.” The meeting will feature the Annual Election of Officers and Council members, election of Fellows and Honorary Members, reports by the Treasurer and by the Trustees, and other matters of interest. Feel free to gather at The Discovery Center before the …

DVOC Annual Banquet + Art Show

🍁It’s that time of year again! 🍁 Banquet tickets are now available at: http://dvoc.org/about/committees/banquet/ This year’s speakers will be Kevin Karlson and Pete Dunne, who will provide a visually stunning program that reflects the mood of their new book: Birds of Prey: Hawks, Eagles, Falcons, and Vultures of North America! All are welcome to attend. Artists are encouraged to bring …

World Series of Birding 2018

On May 12th the Delaware Valley Ornithological Club with The American Birding Association and Steiner Optics will field a team competing in New Jersey Audubon’s World Series of Birding Carbon Footprint Challenge. Katrina Rakowski, Jeff Gorden, Bull Gervasi, and Tony Croasdale will bicycle for 24 hours attempting to identify as many bird species by sight and sound as possible. This …

2018 Philadelphia Mid-winter Bird Census Report

The 2018 Philadelphia Mid-winter Bird Census Report is now available here. Sixty nine participants organized in 34 parties took part in the 2018 census recording 93 species and 21,046 individuals.

CMBO Optics Sale on April 14 & 15

The CMBO optics sale will be happening on Saturday and Sunday, April 14 & 15 from 9 am – 5pm. See attached flyer for more details. NJA – 23rd Annual Optics Sale Ad – Full Color – 2.23 x 4.5 (v3)2 CMBO 23rd Optics Sale release

Annual Meeting Potluck

UPDATE: The meeting is now on January 11, 2018, same place and same time. Since the founding of our club in 1890, the first meeting of every year has been the “Members’ Meeting.” The meeting on January 4, 2018 January 11, 2018 will feature the Annual Election of Officers and Council members, election of Fellows and Honorary Members, reports by …