Results of the 2018 Members’ Photo Contest

Grand Prize Steve Kacir Memorial Award for Photographic Achievement:Bert Filemyr – Cruising – Northern Fulmar following a boat Birds1st: Bert Filemyr – Formation Flying -Two Common Goldeneyes in flight2nd: George Armistead – Hornbill with ScorpionHonorable Mentions:Patty Rehn – Willow:  Juvenile Willow Ptarmigan. Manitoba Fauna1st: Rob Hynson – Thick-tailed gecko2nd: Frank Windfelder – Blue Dasher Flora1st: Steve Mattan – Ninebark Flowers2nd: Patty Rehn …

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 …

Minutes – Dec. 6, 2018

Delaware Valley Ornithological Club Time: 7:34pm (in BEES) Call To Order: President: George Armistead VP: Linda Widdop; Secretary: Gregg Gorton Minutes from last meeting approved as submitted. Attendees: Members present: 54; Guests: Geoff Veith, Ben & Elliott Dziedzic, Sheryl Johnson, Sara Busch, Ian Nauroth, Samantha Palhano, Liz Armistead, and Diane & Thomas Leonard Reports from Council: none Committee Reports: Membership …

DVOC Banquet 2018

The DVOC sincerely thanks the Banquet Committee and especially Chairperson Lauren Diamond for their efforts to make the banquet and art show a success. If it had not been for Mother Nature playing a last-minute trick on us, there would have been a record turnout. As it was, a sizeable group did make it to the event. Kevin Karlson and …

Minutes – Sept 13, 2018

Delaware Valley Ornithological Club SPECIAL MEETING in the LIBRARY of the ACADEMY: Witmer Stone’s “Bird Studies at Old Cape May,” sets 1, 2 & 3, plus other Related Items, including Original Art for the Book, Original Letters, some Witmer Stone-collected Specimens and a Lecture by Bill Uhrich Time: 7:30 This remarkable meeting was catalyzed by Bill Uhrich’s finding the third …

Minutes – Nov. 1, 2018

Delaware Valley Ornithological Club Time: 7:35pm (in BEES) Call To Order: President: Marty Dellwo (for George Armistead) VP: Linda Widdop; Secretary: Gregg Gorton Minutes from last meeting approved as submitted. Attendees: Members present: 18; Guests: 2 Reports from Council: none Committee Reports: Membership Committee: Bonnie Witmer New Member: Joanne Woods Conservation Committee [Secretary’s choice to post below:] Note the ongoing …

Minutes – Oct 18, 2018

Delaware Valley Ornithological Club Time: 7:36pm (in Commons) Call To Order: President: Marty Dellwo (for George Armistead) VP: Linda Widdop; Secretary: Gregg Gorton Minutes from last meeting approved as submitted. Attendees: Members present: 22; Guests: 2 Reports from Council: none Committee Reports: Membership Committee: Gregg Gorton (for Bonnie Witmer) New Members: Ayyappan Nair, Bob Michener, Katie and Geof Margo New …

Minutes – Oct 4, 2018

Delaware Valley Ornithological Club Time: 7:33pm (in BEEs Conf Rm) Call To Order: President: George Armistead VP: Linda Widdop; Secretary: Gregg Gorton Minutes from last meeting approved as submitted. Attendees: Members present: 38; Guests: Reports from Council: none Committee Reports: Membership Committee: Bonnie Witmer New Members: Alan Simon (present), Julie Greenberg, Ayyappan Nair New applications received: Emily Choudhry, Bob Michener …

DVOC Annual Banquet + Art Show

🍁It’s that time of year again! 🍁 Banquet tickets are now available at: https://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 …

Passing of a Member – Edwin “Ed” Finkel

It is with sadness that we report the passing of DVOC Member Ed Finkel on Saturday October 13, 2018 A funeral service will be on Thursday October 18, 2018, 1:00 pm, at the D’Anjolell Funeral Home 392 Lancaster Ave, Frazer, PA 19355 proceeding to the Graveside at Haym Salomon Memorial Park, 200 Moores Road, Frazer, PA 19355. A Shiva at …