provided by:

Priscilla Sokolowski

Eugene, OR

Photos from personal trips  AND trips with

“Birds of Oregon and General Science” (BOGS)


Bird photography

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Birds of Oregon and General Science
Fall Term 2015 Schedule

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Date Activity
Speaker & Topic / Bird Walk & Leader
Sept 3 Registration FALL Quarter Begins - DVD: "Birds of Oregon" (produced by Oregon Field Guide)
Sept. 10 Bird Walk; Leader: Steve Barron Delta Ponds East; North lot along Goodpasture Island Rd
Sept. 17 Lecture Dan Gleason, Biologist/Ornithologist, author, co-owner of "Wild Birds Unlimited:
"What's in a Name:?" This presentation will tell you how and why many birds got their names. As we inquire into birds' names, we will inevitably discover fascinating behaviors and more about the lives of many North American birds.
Sept. 24 Bird Walk;Leader Steve Barron Willow Creek Natural Area
Oct. 1 Lecture Charlene Simpson, Botanist: 'Hydrophytes: Water-Loving Plants Found on Wetlands in and near Eugene" How do plants adapt to inundation & hypoxic conditions? Charlene explores the origins of Eugene's clay soils and discusses the types & value of wetlands; the effect of the Clean Water Act & biological pollutants.
Oct 8. Bird Walk Leader Steve Barron Eastgate Woodlands
(West D st. Springfield)
Oct. 15 Lecture Josh Laughlin, Interim Director, Cascadia Wildlands: The Wolf Recovery Project
Oct. 22 Bird Walk Leader Steve Barron Finley Wildlife Refuge
Oct. 29 Bird Walk;Leader Steve Barron VRC bike path / Delta Ponds
Nov. 5 Lecture Cascades Raptor Center presentation
Nov. 12 Bird Walk;Leader Steve Barron LCC ponds and hills
Nov. 19 Lecture Rick Ahrens, Naturalist: "Birds, Bugs and Beyond in Southern Florida!"
Nov. 26 -- NO MEETING OR BIRD WALK -- Holiday
Dec. 3 End-of-Term POTLUCK! End of Fall Quarter Potluck - 10am to 12Noon;
Dec. 10

Nothing scheduled at this time

Dec. 17

Nothing scheduled at this time

Jan. 7 Registration
WINTER Quarter Begins; DVD: a topic on Birds or General Science