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 2020:

January 28th Chapter Meeting

Guest Speaker: Shelley Rutkin, Forsyth Audubon Member and World Traveler

Topic: China: Adventures with Birds and Birding

 Shelley will share stories about traveling and birding in China and show photos of some of the 500 species of birds that she has seen in China.

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 25th Chapter Meeting

Guest Speaker: Lisa Gould 

Topic: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: Invasive Plants of Piedmont Landscapes

This talk focuses on helping you spot the non-native plants in your home landscape, learning to recognize which ones are invasive, and giving you resources to control and eradicate them.

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 24th Chapter Meeting CANCELLED We hope to reschedule Dr. Peele’s talk for another time.

Guest Speakers: Ashley Peele

Dr. Peele is an Avian Ecologist and coordinator of the Virginia Breeding Bird Atlas. She will share her work on the Virginia Breeding Bird Atlas. Audubon North Carolina will begin work on the North Carolina Breeding Bird Atlas this year. There will be opportunities for Forsyth Audubon members to participate in this important work.

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 28th Chapter Meeting

Guest Speaker: Matt Jeffrey

Topic: National Audubon International Alliances Conservation and Research

This meeting will be held by webinar. See our Calendar of Events page for more information.


May 28th Chapter Meeting

Guest Speaker: Curtis Smalling

We will meet online again this month to continue following social distancing guidelines. Curtis’ topic will be: Survival by Degrees: 389 Bird Species on the Brink. For details on how to join our virtual chapter meeting, visit our Calendar of Events page.

 


No June, July or August Chapter Meetings!