Date: 10/8/18 6:12 am
From: 'Ross Geredien' via Maryland & DC Birding <mdbirding...>
Subject: [MDBirding] Fwd: Patuxent Bird Club Meeting Tues. Oct 9th

> From: Jane Fallon <jefallon90...>
> Date: October 7, 2018 at 9:06:13 PM EDT
> Subject: Patuxent Bird Club Meeting Tues. Oct 9th
> Tuesday, October 9, 7:30 pm, doors open at 7 pm
> Monthly Meeting and Speaker Program
> College Park Airport Operations Building, 2nd Floor
> 1909 Corporal Frank Scott Dr.
> College Park, MD 20740 (Directions)
> Saving the Places You Love, presented by Ned Tillman. Naturalist, outdoor guide and environmental author Ned Tillman will give a spirited presentation about how to protect and preserve the places that we and our feathered friends like to visit. Ned has used fiction and nonfiction, workshops, presentations, blogs, and interpretive walks to inspire people of all ages to fall in love with the outdoors and to become better stewards of these fragile lands. His hope is that each of us will become more effective champions of the wild spaces in our midst. His book, Saving the Places We Love: Paths to Environmental Stewardship, describes the major campaigns that have been waged to preserve the forests and parks all across the country. It was the 2014 Book of the Year as selected by Howard County’s Poetry and Literary Society, Community College, and Library System. He will have copies of his books and will be happy to sign them for you at the meeting. If you wish to read them ahead of time, they are all available on Amazon.
> About the presenter: Ned Tillman, a life-long Maryland resident, lives in Howard County on Lake Elkhorn. He has served as the Chair of the Howard County Conservancy and the Howard County Environmental Sustainability Board, and has been on the board of the Izaak Walton League of America and the Maryland Academy of Science. His books are used widely throughout Maryland in the Master Naturalist program, as well as in schools and colleges. He has spent the last 12 months visiting threatened habitats for key species. Ned’s first book, The Chesapeake Watershed: A Sense of Place and a Call to Action, is about the region where we live. It won the 2010 Excellence in Journalism Award chosen by the Renewable Natural Resource Foundation and was named the 2010 Best Book on Environmental and Natural Resources by The American Society for Public Administration. His latest book, The Big Melt, is a novel that inspires the reader to take more actions to help reduce the impacts of a changing climate.
> Free and open to the public.

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