We will be celebrating the Club’s 40th anniversary! The meeting will take place in the theater of the Williamsburg Library, 515 Scotland St., Williamsburg, Va., at 7:00.
Dr. Mitchell Byrd will be the speaker at the September meeting. He is Chancellor Professor of Biology Emeritus at William and Mary and Director Emeritus of the Center for Conservation Biology. He has received numerous honors and awards for his work with birds and conservation issues. Mitchell has been associated with birds for well over 70 years. He will talk about some of the changes in our avifauna over that time, some of the projects he has been involved with, some of the conservation issues that he has been involved in, and what he sees for the future of birds.
Bird Club members and their families are invited to a picnic! There will be a bird walk from 8:00-10:00, activities for children from 10:00-11:30 and then a picnic from around 11:30-1:00 to celebrate the club’s 40th anniversary. (Not open to the public). Check your email for location and more details.