Our club is a proud supporter of this Sunday’s annual Mass Audubon Birders’ Meeting! Birders from all over the state will converge on UMass-Boston to mingle, listen to talks about birding topics, and buy from birder-oriented vendors. This year’s theme is “Warblers: From Soundscapes to Landscapes.” If you don’t have your tickets yet, you can register right up until the start of the event. It’s always educational, the vendors have great books and birding gear, and the event is the best way to attach faces to the names that you read on our local birding e-mail lists and FaceBook discussion groups. Hope to see you there!

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Fort River Refuge | Morning | Easy-Moderate
May 2, 2017
George Regmund and Henry Lappen scour the trail at Fort River for recent arrivals as…

Herman Covey WMA | Full day | Moderate
May 6, 2017
Aidan Griffiths beats the bushes (and the cattails, and the trees, and the grasses) of…

East Quabbin Reservoir | Full day | Moderate
May 13, 2017
Tom Gagnon leads participants into the wilds east of the Quabbin. You MUST be a…

Fort River Refuge | Morning | Easy-Moderate
May 16, 2017
George Regmund and Henry Lappen welcome the migrants to Fort River. This is a great…

Mount Holyoke | Morning | Moderate
May 17, 2017
Join Tom Gagnon for a hike from the main gate to the top of Mt.…


Bird Conservation in Western Massachusetts: from Cranes to Sparrows
May 8, 2017
with Andrew Vitz, Massachusetts State Ornithologist

Sam Peabody and Friends: A look at bird song interpretation
June 12, 2017
With David Spector and Sam Peabody Transliterations, mnemonics, transcriptions—whatever you call them, this program might…

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