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September 2020 Meeting Minutes

Cayuga Bird Club online Webinar
September 14, 2020

7:30 pm - Guest Speaker, Marie Read, presented Journey to Antarctica: The White Continent

8:35 pm - Cayuga Bird Club business meeting, opened by CBC President Diane Morton

For upcoming webinars see www.cayugabirdclub.org/webinars.
Next ones:
  • October 12 with speaker Muhammad Arif
  • November 9 with speaker Sarah Kaiser
  • December 14 with speaker Melissa Groo
  • January 11 with Kevin McGowan
Time to join or renew the your club membership: Only $15/year. You can pay with Paypal at http://www.cayugabirdclub.org/membership
or mail a check to:

c/o Cornell Lab of Ornithology
159 Sapsucker Woods Road
Cayuga Bird Club
Ithaca NY 14850

Club is in great shape financially
Proposed budget 2020-21
Spent money on several community projects and still flush
Budget approved unanimous vote by members present
Proposal for club to contribute $750 to Friends of Stewart Park for an interpretive panel at Fuertes Overlook in Stewart Park.
Proposal passed unanimously
New officers nominated for coming year
Vote next month
Vice President: Josh Snodgrass
President: Suan Hsi Yong
Report from Jody Enck on Conservation Action Committee
Treasurer: Ken Kemphues Corresponding Secretary: Colleen Richards
Director: Diane Morton
Recording Secretary: Poppy Singer
Group birding trip offered to Colombia (South America) fall 2021
Newsletter Editor will be Jill Leichter, after October 2020
People helping to remove invasive plants and plant natives
Have help with volunteers from local schools and groups
More information in flyer on club website
Contact jodyenck@gmail.com if you want to offer help.
Migration Celebration is happening virtually this year at the Lab or Ornithology.
Report from Diane Morton on Myers point Motus Station
In newest data a detection of a Nightjar at Myers point. This bird was also detected at other Motus sites north and west of us and south all the way to Florida.
Chat time…
The meeting ended at 9:20 pm.