Chapter Meetings

From September through May, Forsyth Audubon holds Chapter Meetings on the fourth Tuesday of each month except December featuring fascinating guest and member speakers and programs. We meet in the Visitor Center at Historic Bethabara Park on Bethabara Road. Social half-hour begins at 7:00 p.m. and the business meeting/program begins at 7:30 p.m. Everyone is welcome, so please, come join us!

Chapter Meetings 2019:

January 22nd Chapter Meeting

Guest Speaker: Calandra Stanley, Smithsonian Migratory Bird Program

Topic: Wood Thrush Study Follow-up

Calandra will be talking to us about the Wood Thrush Project, a project that Forsyth Audubon was very involved with, and give us updates on what results they found from the project. 

We meet in the Visitor Center at Historic Bethabara Park on Bethabara Road. Social half-hour begins at 7:00 p.m. and program at 7:30 p.m.

February 26th Chapter Meeting

Guest Speaker: Jean Chamberlain 

Topic: Bird Songs

Forsyth Audubon Board Member, Jean Chamberlain, will be discussing different bird songs and how to best learn and identify birds based off their unique calls.

We meet in the Visitor Center at Historic Bethabara Park on Bethabara Road. Social half-hour begins at 7:00 p.m. and program at 7:30 p.m.

March 26th Chapter Meeting

Guest Speakers: Marbry (Hop) Hopkins and David Disher

Topic: Warbler Identification 

Just in time for spring migration, Forsyth Audubon Members, Hop and David, will be going over warbler identification. 

We meet in the Visitor Center at Historic Bethabara Park on Bethabara Road. Social half-hour begins at 7:00 p.m. and program at 7:30 p.m.

April 23rd Chapter Meeting

Guest Speaker: Jesse Anderson

Topic: TBA

We meet in the Visitor Center at Historic Bethabara Park on Bethabara Road. Social half-hour begins at 7:00 p.m. and program at 7:30 p.m.

May 28th Chapter Meeting

Guest Speaker: Jean Chamberlain and Laura Phail

Topic: Birds of Australia 

We meet in the Visitor Center at Historic Bethabara Park on Bethabara Road. Social half-hour begins at 7:00 p.m. and program at 7:30 p.m.


No June, July or August Chapter Meetings!


September 24th Chapter Meeting

Guest Speaker: John Gerwin
Research curator of ornithology at the NC Museum of Natural Sciences

Topic: a specific project underway as well as a birding tour of the NC mountains

We meet in the Visitor Center at Historic Bethabara Park on Bethabara Road. Social half-hour begins at 7:00 p.m. and program at 7:15 p.m.

October 22nd Chapter Meeting

Guest Speaker: Ron Morris

Topic: Birds of Colombia, South America

We meet in the Visitor Center at Historic Bethabara Park on Bethabara Road. Social half-hour begins at 7:00 p.m. and program at 7:15 p.m.

November 19th Chapter Meeting

Guest Speaker: Lindsay Addison, Wildlife Biologist with Audubon North Carolina

Topic: Current research on Coastal Birds

We meet in the Visitor Center at Historic Bethabara Park on Bethabara Road. Social half-hour begins at 7:00 p.m. and program at 7:15 p.m.