Date: 3/15/17 9:46 am
From: Nancy Tognan <nancy.tognan...>
Subject: [nysbirds-l] Queens County Bird Club - Monday, March 20 - Mike Bottini presents "Mammals of Long Island: Flying Squirrels, Coyotes, and River Otters"
This meeting was originally scheduled for tonight, but the date has been
changed to Monday, March 20, due to weather.



The Queens County Bird Club will be meeting at the Alley Pond Environmental
Center, 228-06 Northern Blvd Douglaston, NY 11362 <http://goo.gl/8cnmjT>
>Map of location<

at 8:00 pm on Monday, March 20, 2017. Free admission. Refreshments served.



Public transit users: Meeting location is one mile from Bayside LIRR
station; you may either walk, take the Q12 bus, or use car service located
at the station.



Mike Bottini will present "Mammals of Long Island: Flying Squirrels,
Coyotes, and River Otters"

Mike Bottini is a veteran naturalist, outdoor educator, and environmental
consultant. After completing graduate studies in wildlife ecology at the
University of British Columbia, Mike worked for fourteen years at the Group
for the South Fork, a non-profit environmental advocacy organization. He has
taught field ecology, environmental science, and natural history courses at
St. Lawrence University, Southampton College, and CUNY, has published three
books, and is an award-winning columnist. Mike's wildlife research studies
have included elk, spotted and tiger salamanders, spotted turtles, piping
plovers, and river otters. At St. Lawrence, he designed and taught Winter
Field Ecology, and has slept in igloos and snow caves in the mountains of
New England, Colorado, Scotland, Labrador and Baffin Island. He continues to
introduce people to the outdoors through his field naturalist classes,
nature walks, and paddling trips.

Mike is also one of the founders of the annual Long Island Natural History
Conference, which will be held at Brookhaven National Laboratory on March
24-25, 2017 - <http://www.longislandnature.org> www.longislandnature.org



Nancy Tognan

<nancy.tognan...> <mailto:<nancy.tognan...>

Vice President, Queens County Bird Club



See http://www.qcbirdclub.org/ for more information on trips, speakers,
and other events.

See our 'Birding Maps & Locations' page for directions to and info about
many local birding hotspots



* QCBC is a tax exempt, charitable organization {501c3}. *


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