Date: 7/25/22 8:49 am From: d5169 via IA-BIRD <ia-bird...> Subject: [ia-bird] Fall Meeting
Good MorningFall Meeting will be held September 16-19 at Camp Abe Lincoln in Scott County Iowa.Registration will be available on the IOU site shortly.Don't miss this meeting on the Eastern Shore of Iowa.
Speaker will be Steve Betchkal.
Steve Betchkal (BETCH-cull) of Eau Claire (Oh Claire) has hiked/camped/backpacked/traveled 49 U.S. states, 52 National Forests, 78 National Wildlife Refuges, 89 National Parks, & 4 Canadian provinces in pursuit of wild birds. In 2017 he worked in the Galápagos for Lindblad-National Geographic.Steve is the Vice President of Gaylord Nelson Audubon, founder of MartinMart and Welcome Back Bird Day, the producer of The Wisconsin Society for Ornithology’s Bird TV, and currently the content editor for WSO’s Wisconsin’s Favorite Bird Haunts. In his 35 years as a professional journalist, he has produced 11,000 TV stories, and won nearly 80 awards for excellence in journalism. He is the only journalist in Chippewa Valley history to win five Emmys and an Edward R. Murrow Award.Steve is a popular public speaker, and the author of eight books, including All of This & Robins Too, Make Birds Not War, Wisconsin Birding Trails, Cat Tales, Walk the Walk, Camp the Camp, Bird the Bird, & his latest, 101 Apologus Nights.