Minutes – Sept 19, 2019

Delaware Valley Ornithological Club Time: 7:41pm Call To Order: President: George ArmisteadVP: Linda Widdop; Secretary: Gregg Gorton Attendees: Members present: 50; guests: Ross & Melissa Gallardy, William Bassett, Jonathan Volinsky Reports from Council:  none Committee Reports: Membership: Bonnie Witmer New members: Stephanie & Mark Griffin, Peg Shaw, Nilesh Patel, Sarah Cleary, Joseph Timoney Jr. Nilesh was the only one present, …

Passing of a Member – Ron French

It is with sadness that we report the passing of DVOC Member Ron French today September 18, 2019 Ron joined the DVOC in 1985 and was a life member and fellow. Ron served the DVOC in many capacities including President of the club in 2000 and 2001. August Mirabella writes:All,Sadly, I was again asked to share that one of our well …

Passing of a Member – Emmerson Bowes

It is with sadness that we report the passing of DVOC Member Emmerson Bowes on Sunday September 15, 2019. Emmerson joined the DVOC in 1962 and was a life member and fellow. Emmerson was responsible for creating the DVOC presence on the web and was the DVOC webmaster for many years.

Minutes – June 6, 2019

Delaware Valley Ornithological Club Time: 7:34pm Call To Order: President: George ArmisteadVP: Linda Widdop; Secretary: Gregg Gorton Attendees: Members present: 35; guests: Sara Busch, Will Bassett, Joel Wolfram, Georgia Spangenberg, Felipe & Silvia Garcia (Tori Sindlinger’s Grandparents), Jessica Im, Dan Conway Reports from Council:  none Committee Reports: Membership: Bonnie Witmer New members: Edwin Coyle, Vernon La Via, Bull Gervasi Applicants: …

Minutes – May 16, 2019

Delaware Valley Ornithological Club Time: 7:35pm Call To Order: President: George ArmisteadVP: Linda Widdop; Secretary: Gregg Gorton Attendees: Members present: 51; guests: 7 – A. Susan Harrison, Luc & Therese Jacobs, Jeanne Fritz, Clyde & Donna Younkin, Liz Billings Reports from Council:  none Committee Reports: Membership: Phil Witmer (for Bonnie Witmer) New members: Carol Beam, Eva Preston, Liz Pettit Applicants: …

2019 DVOC Annual Picnic

Saturday, August 3, 2019! 1:00pm until… Please Join Us for Good Times, Good Food, Good Beer…. The DVOC Birder’s Picnic has been an annual event for many years, some more official than others. Let’s try to make this year the best turn out ever! Paul & Anita Guris are Hosting again! Please see attached flyer for more details. If you …

Survey on Bird Conservation Behavior

Dr. Terry Rich is a life-long birder and professional ornithologist and is currently a PhD candidate in Public Policy at Boise State University. His research is focused on how birders contribute to bird conservation and the results will be used to improve public policies for bird conservation. He is asking DVOC members to complete an online survey so that he …

Minutes – May 2, 2019

Delaware Valley Ornithological Club Time: 7:36pm Call To Order: President: Marty Dellwo (for George Armistead)VP: Linda Widdop; Secretary: Gregg Gorton Attendees: Members present: 20; guests: Reports from Council:  none Committee Reports: Membership: Bonnie Witmer New member: Eva Marie Shahade (present with her niece, Janey) New applicant: Carol Haufler; Carol Beam Field Trips: Linda Widdop Discovery Center Bird Walk May 4, …

CNC 2019 Results

After 4 hectic days of making observations for the CNC and one week of IDing all those observations, the results of the City Nature Challenge are officially here! Philadelphia finished 23rd in observations, 24th in species and 16th in observers out of a total of 159 cities! For cities with an area between 5000 and 10000 sq km, we finished …