This year’s annual meeting will focus on the tremendous contribution that individuals and small groups can have through local community birding projects, with presentations on two projects that are models for others to follow.  The meeting will be held on Friday, April 28 at the Geological Lecture Hall, Harvard University, 24 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA.  The meeting will start at 7:30 and will be preceded by a Social with light refreshments at 6:30.   Members and guests are cordially invited. Admission and parking are free.  Directions may be found on our website,


The Great Meadows Survey Team – Building a Community through Birding

Refuge volunteer Alan Bragg began a weekly bird species survey at the Great Meadows National Wildlife Refuge-Concord Unit in 2009. Alan and long-time survey team members Will Martens, and Kathy Dia will present the survey’s history and share some memorable moments along with interesting data and photos of some of the 195 species recorded.

Birding with Ludlow:  the Concord Birds Project

David Swain will share highlights from the Concord Birds Project, a 4-year collaborative avian census of Concord (featuring the virtual compiler, Ludlow G.), and give an overview of the new Concord Birds Checklist and what we have learned about avian life in this well-studied area.