Cityscapes and Greenscapes Conference

The Pennsylvania Association of Environmental Educators 2019 “Cityscapes and Greenscapes” Conference will take place on March 18 and 19 at the Renaissance Philadelphia Airport Hotel. The “early bird” registration deadline is February 25th. http://www.paee.net/paee-conference.html

Delmarva Ornithological Society 2019 Conservation Science Grant

The Delmarva Ornithological Society 2019 Conservation Science Grant supports projects, located within the state of Delaware and the Delaware River estuary in PA and NJ, which emphasize species and habitat conservation and management. Non-profit organizations and both affiliated and unaffiliated researchers are eligible to apply. This year’s application deadline is 3/29/19. https://www.dosbirds.org/committees/conservation/dos-conservation-science-grants/

Minutes – Jan. 17, 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: 26; 1 guest: Sena Singer Reports from Council: none Committee Reports: Membership: Gregg Gorton (for Bonnie Witmer) New Members: Maya Langer (present), James & Candace Fritz, Bernard Foy Report for 2018: The club took in 30 …

Audubon Advocacy Workshop

An Audubon Advocacy Workshop will be held from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM on Saturday, February 9, 2019 at the Discovery Center in Strawberry Mansion. Audubon welcomes the participation of DVOC Conservation Committee and any interested DVOC members. A goal of the workshop is to prepare a corps of individuals who will be able to provide support for key legislative initiatives that …

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.

Minutes – Dec. 20, 2018

Delaware Valley Ornithological Club Time: 7:37pm (in BEES) Call To Order: President: George Armistead VP: Linda Widdop; Secretary: Gregg Gorton Minutes from last meeting approved as submitted. Attendees: Members present: 33; Guests: Maya Langer Reports from Council: none Committee Reports: Membership Committee: none Nominating Committee: Barbara Granger: First, Barbara graciously acknowledged the hard work of all the officers this past …

Minutes – Jan. 3, 2019

Delaware Valley Ornithological Club Location: Discovery Center Time: 6:30 pm  –  Members enjoyed food and beverages from the potluck 7:30 pm – Formal meeting Call To Order: President: George Armistead VP: Linda Widdop; Secretary: Navin Sasikumar (covering for Gregg Gorton) Attendees: Members present: 57 George Armistead talks about the history of the East Park reservoir and how the Discovery Center …