July Pelagic - Still Space

There are still spots open on the July 18 pelagic. See the pelagics page for more information and registration information.

BBC Officer Position Available: Treasurer Needed

The Brookline Bird Club is currently conducting a search for a new Treasurer.  We are looking for a current club member who has ability in accounting and bookkeeping to take over from Sherman Denison, who will be stepping down after serving in this role for 17 years.  Previous experience with financials, investments, or a nonprofit organization is a plus, but not required.  All BBC Officers also serve on the Board of Directors.  If you have related experience and are interested in the position, or wish to nominate someone, please contact Jonathan Center by June 30, 2015.

Book Fund Donation

In 2014 the BBC Book Fund donated books to Kestrel Educational Adventures on Cape Ann and to the Murkland School in Lowell, in conjunction with the Urban Education program at Assabet River NWR. Here are the delighted students and staff from the Murkland School with the books we donated.
For more on the Book Fund, see here.

Tips for inspiring Young Birders

The Brookline Bird Club has a long history of its experienced birder members encouraging and supporting rising young birders, and, for decades, has been scheduling trips targeted to children and families. But how do you give youngsters that experience that makes them birders for life? And once they’ve got the spark, how do you keep supporting their interest?

BBC trip leader and educator Dave Hursh has written an article on how to inspire and lead trips for young birders. Read it here.