Minutes – May 24, 2023

This was a special meeting and no official club business was conducted during this meeting. The DVOC, in collaboration with the Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia, and In Color Birding Club hosted the Urban Birder, David Lindo for a short talk and Q&A session afterward. The Q&A session was moderated by Jason Hall of In Color Birding Club.

Come celebrate Black Birders Week!

Black Birders Week is a weeklong series of events to highlight Black nature enthusiasts and to increase the visibility of Black birders, who face unique challenges and dangers when engaging in outdoor activities. The event was created as a response to the Central Park birdwatching incident and police brutality against Black Americans. The inaugural event ran from May 31 to …

Minutes – May 4, 2023

This was a hybrid meeting with the speaker remote. The in-person portion was in the BEES classroom. 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 and welcomed guests. Attendees: 8 in-person, 22 on Zoom.  No minutes from the last meeting because …

Minutes – April 19, 2023

This was a special meeting and no official club business was conducted during this meeting. The DVOC had an opportunity to visit the Conversations with Birds exhibit at the Academy of Natural Sciences and later attend an Academy town hall about grassland birds.

DVOC’s Raven LunaChicks compete in the World Series of Birding

DVOC’s Raven LunaChicks competed in the 40th annual World Series of Birding where we covered the full state of NJ in 24 hours of mad dash birding. We started in the Great Swamp at midnight, made our way through High Point and Stokes State Forests, Wantage and Layton grasslands, Forysthe NWR, Belleplain and Cape May point. We endured rain and …