The DuPage Birding Club meets eight times per year, usually on the second Thursday of January, March, April, May, July, September, October, and November at 7:30 pm. Unless otherwise noted, the club meetings take place at Faith Lutheran Church, 41 N. Park Blvd. (just north of Roosevelt Rd.), in Glen Ellyn. Park in the back of the church and enter through the glass doors, then go down the stairs to the meeting hall on your right.
Visitors and new members are always welcome.
Meet other members (and sometimes the speaker) for dinner at 5:30 pm at nearby restaurant Beijing, 404 Roosevelt Rd., Glen Ellyn.
Starting time 7:30 pm unless indicated otherwise. The hall will be open at 7:00 pm for socializing.
|January 13, 2011||The North of Britain: Birding the Shetland Islands and the Scottish Highlands||Christine and Geoffrey Williamson|
|About Tammie Nories, Tysties, and Mallimokes...|
|March 10, 2011||Annual Members' Night|
At our annual members' night, DuPage Birding Club members present their
slides and digital photos of trips they have taken to some great birding
locations both near and far. It's a terrific chance to survey some of the
many great birding images captured by the club's skilled photographers.
Come out and see beautiful pictures taken of many great birds and wonderful
Let Wendolyn Tetlow know (630-898-3175, ) if you would like to contribute to the program.
|April 14, 2011||Birding By Ear||John Feith|
|John Feith has lived in Wisconsin for twenty years and currently lives in Madison. His collection of bird songs is featured online in the Wisconsin Society for Ornithology's Breeding Bird Atlas. John is an ornithologist, misician, videographer, and sound engineer.|
|May 12, 2011||The Stokes Field Guide to the Birds of North America: You, the Birds, and Birding||Donald & Lillian Stokes|
|This meeting will be held at Cantigny Park, 1S151 Winfield Rd., in Wheaton (less than one quarter mile south of Roosevelt Rd.).|
|The nationally-acclaimed authors will speak to us about their new book, The Stokes Field Guide to the Birds of North America, the most comprehensive, national photographic field guide ever published. They will take us behind the scenes and share with us the process involved in creating such a useful and colorful book.|
|July 14, 2011||Citizen Science in the Chicago Region: Defining Trends, Inspiring Action||Judy Pollock|
|Judy is the past president and one of the founders of the Bird Conservation Network, a coalition of Chicago area organizations (including the DuPage Birding Club) interested in the conservation of birds. She is also the Director of Bird Conservation of the Chicago Audubon Region.|
|September 8, 2011||Glacial History of Northern Illinois as it Relates to Bird Habitats||Jon Duerr|
|Jon will teach us how glaciers impacted the topography of Kane County. He will share specific examples of unique habitats found in the county, and which plants, wildlife — and birds — benefit from these habitats.|
|October 13, 2011, 7:00 pm||Fundraising Auction|
|The auction will be held at Cantigny Park, 1S151 Winfield Rd., in Wheaton (less than one quarter mile south of Roosevelt Rd.).|
|Support your club and all that we do! The auction, held every other year, is DBC's only major fundraising activity and your chance to support the excellent programs you enjoy as a member. We've kept dues low so that more members can enjoy our speakers, field trips, spring and winter bird counts, lending library and other benefits. Auction proceeds enable us to keep it all going and allow us to give something back to the birds and the organizations that help conserve them.|
|November 10, 2011||Birds of Cambodia||Cindy Alberico and Glenn Johnson|
|Also: Annual meeting and election of the Board of Directors|
|January 12, 2012||Climate Change Impacts on Wildlife: Birds in the Chicagoland Region as a Case Study||Doug Stotz|
For more details about the meeting programs, or to suggest future speakers, please contact the Vice-President and Program Chair at .
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