PRESENTATIONS

Birding Beyond the Backyard

Tues, Sept 11 at 6:30-7:45pm
Albert Wisner Public Library
1 McFarland Dr, Warwick, New York 10990
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Do sparrows confuse you? Trouble telling Downy from Hairy? A program for those who enjoy watching birds and want to know more about them. Presenter Jim VanGelder will cover basics of bird identification along with suggestions on equipment and good local birding spots. Jim will also lead a field trip on Saturday 9/15 to 6 1/2 Station Road Sanctuary in Goshen (88 6 1/2 Station Road, Goshen NY) starting at 9 a.m. for those who would like to practice their birding skills.

Turtle Conservation: Easy Things You Can Do to Help

Wed, Oct 3 at 6:30pm – 7:45pm
Albert Wisner Public Library
1 McFarland Dr, Warwick, New York 10990
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Come meet Patricia Johnson from the Center for Amphibian and Reptile Conservation and learn the 12 different species of turtle we have in New York and why it is important to preserve our remaining populations. Also learn what a wildlife rehabilitator does and how that contributes to conservation, as well as simple steps everyone can take to preserve these majestic animals. Special guest appearances by the Center for Reptile and Amphibian Conservation’s educational Turtles.

Click to visit the Turtle Advocate website.

Orange County Audubon Society presentations are held the first Wednesday of the month, September through June at libraries throughout Orange County.