NOS 1999-2000 Calendar of Events


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Date / Time Location Event
Friday, Nov. 5 @ 7pm Unitarian Church Meetinghouse Meeting and slide program by Sam Fried: "Amazonian Basin of Ecuador".
Sat. & Sun., Nov. 6&7 @ 7pm UConn Gantt Building Special Event "Birds: Live and Spectacular" sponsored by the CT Natural History Museum. Live California Condor,
November 13, 1999, 6:30am Mansfield Town Hall parking lot, Rte. 195/275 (Rte. 275 side) Field trip - Plum Island, Newburyport MA area, Salisbury State Park. Excellent winter birding area.
November 14, 1999, 6:30am Mansfield Hollow, Rte. 195 to Bassetts Bridge Rd., to parking lot 1 mile on the left. Field trip - Mansfield Hollow Stomp: territory covers areas mentioned in the forthcoming NOS publication "The Birds of Storrs".
Friday, Dec. 17, 1999 7pm UConn Dodd Center on Whitney Rd. (south of the UConn Library next to Psychology Bldg.) Meeting and slide show "Birds of Storrs and Vicinity" presented by George Clark. We expect to have the "Birds of Storrs" (3rd edition) book signing also. Anticipated price for members $10.00.
December 18, 1999 Assigned Storrs area territories Storrs Christmas Count - territories assigned by NOS curator Steve Rogers.
Sunday, Jan. 2, 2000 Assigned Trailwood (Hampton) area territories Trailwood Christmas Count - territories assigned by Sam Higgins. Volunteers needed.
Friday, Jan. 7 @ 7pm Unitarian Church Meetinghouse Meeting and slide program by Audrey Weigold and Olive Weingart: "Backyard Bird Photography".
January 15, 2000, 6:30am Mansfield Town Hall parking lot, Rte. 195/275 (Rte. 275 side) Field trip - Connecticut River and Hammonasset Beach State Park for eagles, coastal birds and more.
January 23, 2000, 6:30am Call Steve Morytko (860-429-9600) for details Field trip - Daniel Webster Wildlife Sancturary in Marshfield MA and Plymouth area coast. Owls, raptors, and winter coastal birds.
Feb ?, 2000, 6:30am Mansfield Town Hall parking lot, Rte. 195/275 (Rte. 275 side) Field trip - Cape Ann Gloucester/Rockport MA: good chances to view alcids, King Eider, many other coastal winter birds
Friday, Feb. 4 @ 7pm Unitarian Church Meetinghouse Meeting and program TBA.
Friday, Mar. 3 @ 7pm Unitarian Church Meetinghouse Meeting and program "California Rice Fields" by Chris Elphick.
March 4, 2000, 6:30am Mansfield Town Hall parking lot, Rte. 195/275 (Rte. 275 side) Field trip - Sachuest NWR and the Rhode Island coast.
Friday, Apr. 7 @ 7pm Buchanan Center Annual Auction
Friday, May 5 @ 7pm Unitarian Church Meetinghouse Meeting and program "Chesapeake Bay Area".
Saturday, May 22 - 24hrs Annual May Species Count Species count in all towns bordering Mansfield.
Friday, June 2 @ 7pm Unitarian Church Meetinghouse Meeting and "potato salad" picnic.
Saturday, June - 24hrs Annual June Breeding Count Breeding census - for territories contact Steve Rogers.

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