2022 Annual Banquet

November 17th Congratulations to Lauren Diamond for putting together such a memorable event. Around 60 people registered for the first in-person Annual Banquet since the start of the pandemic. Everyone had a great time and enjoyed the good food and camaraderie. Call to Order: President Gregg Gorton 8:00 pm – Gregg welcomed all to the banquet and introduced the officers …

Minutes – October 20, 2022

This was a fully remote meeting on account of the speaker as well as three of the officers being remote. Instructions for registration were announced on the website and weekly digest. Call to Order: President Gregg Gorton Call to Order: 7:33 PM Gregg introduced all the officers. Attendees: 27 on Zoom. 1 new member – Rebecca Ives. The minutes from …

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, …

Minutes – September 15, 2022

This is the first in-person/hybrid meeting since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Zoom Meeting: Instructions for meeting registration were announced on the website and weekly digest. Call to Order: President Gregg Gorton Call to Order: 7:30 PM Attendees: 17 in-person (including speaker), 37 virtual (excluding in-person attendees who were running Zoom) The minutes from June 02, 2022 were approved. …

Minutes – June 2, 2022

Due to concerns of COVID-19, meetings will continue to be held virtually rather than in person at the Academy of Natural Sciences. Zoom Meeting: Instructions for meeting registration were announced on the website and weekly digest. 7:05 PM: The Pre-Meeting discussed vagrant birds (Garganey, Gray Kingbird, Magnificent Frigatebird), the Dry Tortugas, and some local notes. Call to Order: President Gregg …

Minutes – May 19, 2022

Due to concerns of COVID-19, meetings will continue to be held virtually rather than in person at the Academy of Natural Sciences. Zoom Meeting: Instructions for meeting registration were announced on the website and weekly digest. 7:00 PM: The Pre-Meeting discussed bird nests and the Raven LunaChicks’ effort in the World Series of Birding.  Call to Order: President Gregg Gorton …

Minutes – May 5, 2022

Due to concerns of COVID-19, meetings will continue to be held virtually rather than in person at the Academy of Natural Sciences. Zoom Meeting: Instructions for meeting registration were announced on the website and weekly digest. 7:00 PM: The Pre-Meeting discussed the City Nature Challenge, local birding as well as birding in NYC (where our speaker is from).  Call to …

Minutes – April 21, 2022

Due to concerns of COVID-19, meetings will continue to be held virtually rather than in person at the Academy of Natural Sciences. Zoom Meeting: Instructions for meeting registration were announced on the website and weekly digest. 7:00 PM: The Pre-Meeting discussed local sightings – warblers, purple finches, juncos, gulls, and night-herons, and the passing of DVOC past president Frank Windfelder.  …

Minutes – April 7, 2022

Due to concerns of COVID-19, meetings will continue to be held virtually rather than in person at the Academy of Natural Sciences. Zoom Meeting: Instructions for meeting registration were announced on the website and weekly digest. 7:00 PM: The Pre-Meeting discussed mostly local sightings, especially with spring migration ramping up.  Call to Order: President Gregg Gorton Call to Order: 7:31 …

Minutes – March 17, 2022

Due to concerns of COVID-19, meetings will continue to be held virtually rather than in person at the Academy of Natural Sciences. Zoom Meeting: Instructions for meeting registration were announced on the website and weekly digest. 7:00 PM The Pre-Meeting discussed Woodcocks, Lawrence’s Goldfinch, and other bird sightings. Call to Order: President Gregg Gorton Call to Order: 7:31 PM Registrants: 45; …