Date: 1/1/21 7:23 am From: Diana Beatty <otowi33.33...> Subject: Re: [cobirds] Happy New Birding Year & Big Green Year
I would also like to point out that those experiencing cause-fatigue given
all the end-of-year pleas from charities, or those spent-out from the
holidays, that if you make a per-bird pledge, you don't pay now - we get to
wait and see what the results are!
Good luck, Scott! Excited to see what your year brings!
El Paso County
On Fri, Jan 1, 2021 at 2:39 AM Thomas Heinrich <teheinrich...> wrote:
> Dear Cobirders,
> I wanted to take this opportunity to wish you all a Happy New Birding Year
> and express my gratitude and appreciation for the CObirds and Colorado
> birding community, both online and in the field, for the friendships,
> acquaintances, camaraderie, and sharing of expertise and knowledge,
> especially during this time of exceptional isolation. It certainly has
> made my year much better to run into so many of you and connect while out
> birding In the relative safety of open air (with masks and physical
> I also would like to plug Scott Somershoe’s Green Big Year pledge drive
> for the Joe Roller Memorial Grant. What Scott is about to embark upon is
> ambitious and highly energy & time intensive. If you haven’t already
> pledged, I would encourage those with the means and inclination, to do so.
> What a great way to celebrate Joe’s love and passion for birds, his impact
> on Colorado birding, and his personal connection with so many of us.
> Best wishes to Scott for great success, big adventure, perfectly
> functioning bike mechanics, and, above all, safe travels. And may my last
> green bird of 2020 (WWCR) be one of his first for 2021!
> Thomas Heinrich
> Boulder, CO
> By the way, it’s not the alcohol speaking (haven’t had any tonight). More
> likely the endorphins from many miles on the bike the last two days.
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