Member Meeting and Speaker Program, 'Cute Chicks' with Carrie Elvey, Senior Naturalist and Community Engagement Coordinator, The Wilderness Center April 2021 Recording
Member Meeting and Speaker Program, 'Cute Chicks' with Carrie Elvey, Senior Naturalist and Community Engagement Coordinator, The Wilderness Center who examines the lives of young birds, survivorship rates and survival strategies April 2021 recording.
Western Cuyahoga Audubon Society Member Meeting and Speaker Series 2020-2021
Program: “Cute Chicks”
Presenter: Carrie Elvey, Senior Naturalist and Community Engagement Coordinator, The Wilderness Center
Recorded: Tuesday, April 6, 2021 at 7:30 p.m.
Description: Examine the lives of young birds, survivorship rates and survival strategies.
Member Meeting [00:00:00] Nancy Howell, Treasurer & Membership, Chair, WCAS, welcomed everyone to the meeting, presented and reviewed answers to the pre-program Bird Quiz questions. In addition, [00:07:44] Nancy reviews Woodcock Watch Wednesdays, Council of Ohio Audubon Chapters (COAC) updates, Spring Warbler Challenge.
[00:16:03] Michelle Brosius, WCAS Board Member & Field Trip Co-Coordinator, provided updates about the March 2021 Second Saturday Bird Walk Report, Virtual Field Trip updates, and reminded viewers of the chapter's Social Distancing Birding Guidelines. Please contact Michelle to donate and to volunteer at MichelleBrosius@wcaudubon.org
[00:20:56] Betsey O'Hagan, Digital Strategist, WCAS, invites the public to attend the 4/11/2021 WCAS Spring Migration Bootcamp kick off day, with partner Redstart Birding and sponsored by SWAROVSKI OPTIK Birding at the Cleveland Lakefront Nature Preserve; Guardians of Nature meeting on Thursdays, April 22th & 29th at 7:00 p.m. (EST) with special guest Dan Brown Founder Rust Belt Riders; Book Club Author Speaker Series 4/18 & 4/25/21 with guest speaker Katie Fallon; ACCAWV.org LIVE Broadcast with Katie Fallon 4/16/21; winner of the March Bird of the Month Photography Contest and invites contestants to enter the April Photo Contest.; Bird Friendly Coffee Club ordering benefits.
[00:31:09] Kurt Miske, Board Member, provides details of the new Bluebird Box project and the Jean E. Miske Memorial Fund supporting the project through a 1:1 dollar match up to $500.00. Please contact Kurt to donate and to volunteer at KurtMiske@wcaudubon.org
[00:33:19] Kaoru Tsubone, Board Member, Ambassador to Japan, provides updates on the Native Plant Online Sales project and invites volunteers to the project; and introduces May native plant selections and how to order. Please contact her at KaoruTsubone@wcaudubon.org
[00:35:45] Michelle Brosius reminds attendees of the Mitchelle's Homemade Ice Cream Fundraiser. Coupons can be purchased at the WCAS Store. Michelle reminds attendees of the benefits of chapter membership. Nancy Howell introduces the May speaker and welcomes the April speaker.
[00:39:30] The speaker program commences, 'Cute Chicks' with Carrie Elvey, Senior Naturalist and Community Engagement Coordinator, The Wilderness Center.
[01:03:00] Questions and answers were discussed with the presenters, Nancy Howell thanks the speakers, closes the meeting, and thanks all participants for attending.
Presentation Slides: WCAS Member Mtg and Speaker Program Slides 03022021 (PDF)
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