Dr. Mitchell Byrd spoke 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.
Our presenter for our October 18, 2017 meeting will be our club President, Bill Williams. He will be speaking on Birds of the Greater Antilles. Bill traveled to the Dominican Republic in December for research and then Puerto Rico this past March for birding. His presentation is sure to contain some good conservation stories as well as some great bird photos.
Dr. Bryan Watts, Director of the Center for Conservation Biology of The College of William and Mary & The Virginia Commonwealth University, will be presenting for our meeting November 15, 2017. More information will be coming regarding his presentation.