An opportunity for birders to voice their concerns about the FDR Master Plan

From Conservation Chair, Anne Bekker: On Wednesday, Oct 26, 4 pm, the Academy Of Natural Sciences is hosting a zoom with Fairmount Park Conservancy’s Chief Projects Officer and the author of FDR Park’s Master Plan, Allison Schapker, through the Consortium for Climate Risk in the Urban Northeast . I hope that the DVOC will be well-represented at this discussion. Register here.

Minutes – October 6, 2022

This was a hybrid meeting where the speaker was remote. For the remote audience, instructions for registration were announced on the website and weekly digest. Call to Order: President Gregg Gorton Call to Order: 7:30 PM Gregg introduced all the officers. Attendees: 9 in-person (4 officers), 23 virtual (excluding in-person attendees who were running Zoom) The minutes from September 15, …

Seeking Nominations for Witmer Stone Award

The Witmer Stone Award Committee seeks nominees for its annual award, given to one or more members “for the best publication which embodies the results of ornithological research not undertaken in the course of professional duties.”  Please note that past winners have authored books, articles, on-line columns, checklists, area birding guides, and even interpretive signs. Please email your nomination to …