NORTHEASTERN EXPANSION AT NAHANT

Many of you are familiar with Northeastern University’s proposed expansion at East Point Nahant. It involves the construction of a 60,000 sq.ft. three story building and a parking lot. This expansion is located adjacent to Lodge Park and in a vegetated valley and hill that hosts resident and migratory birds and is a [...]

NORTHEASTERN EXPANSION AT NAHANT2018-10-19T20:57:43+00:00

BBC YOUNG BIRDER SCHOLARSHIP 2019

The BBC is pleased to announce that we will again offer two Young Birder Scholarships to nurture interest in bird study and conservation among young birders. The 2019 scholarships will cover the full cost ($1395) of the Coastal Maine Bird Studies for Teens program at National Audubon’s Hog Island camp on June 16-21, 2019. [...]

BBC YOUNG BIRDER SCHOLARSHIP 20192018-10-17T11:59:18+00:00

TRIP REPORT: BBC TREE ID WORKSHOP – 9/23/18

Did you know that white ash, a bird‐friendly tree, has diamond patterns in its bark? Or, that 100‐200 organisms live inside leaves? More than 20 birders showed up Sunday morning for the Brookline Bird Club’s Tree Identiication walk led by Harvard University botanist Walter Kittredge, and learned this much and more. Toting binoculars and carrying [...]

TRIP REPORT: BBC TREE ID WORKSHOP – 9/23/182018-09-24T10:11:24+00:00

MACHIAS SEAL ISLAND AND DOWNEAST MAINE TRIP REPORT

by Garry and Annie Kessler, Westborough, MA The BBC has run 4-day trips to Downeast Maine around July 4th for many years. The main attraction is an opportunity to land on Machias Seal Island for up close and personal looks at Atlantic puffins and other seabirds that nest on the island. The trip is not [...]

MACHIAS SEAL ISLAND AND DOWNEAST MAINE TRIP REPORT2018-07-20T15:31:54+00:00

2018-19 FEDERAL DUCK STAMPS ON SALE NOW!

The BBC is again selling the Federal Migratory Bird Conservation and Hunting Stamp.  We are doing this in support of the National Wildlife Refuge System and to support conservation of federal lands.  Ninety-eight cents of every Stamp dollar goes to land acquisition from willing sellers through purchase or easements. The new Stamp is good from [...]

2018-19 FEDERAL DUCK STAMPS ON SALE NOW!2018-06-25T10:29:07+00:00

PARKER RIVER NWR BOARDWALK PLANK FUNDRAISER

Over the years, the Brookline Bird Club has lead 100’s of walks to the Parker River National Wildlife Refuge (PRNWR), or Plum Island as we like to call it. These trips have been hugely successful and very well attended.  The BBC has made excellent use of the numerous boardwalks throughout the Refuge, particularly the Hellcat [...]

PARKER RIVER NWR BOARDWALK PLANK FUNDRAISER2018-04-12T11:14:38+00:00

SUPPORT ENDANGERED SPECIES THIS TAX SEASON!

Support the Massachusetts Natural Heritage and Endangered Species Program! The Natural Heritage & Endangered Species Program is responsible for the conservation and protection of hundreds of species that are not hunted, fished, trapped, or commercially harvested in the state, as well as the protection of the natural communities that make up their habitats. *You can [...]

SUPPORT ENDANGERED SPECIES THIS TAX SEASON!2018-03-08T14:11:54+00:00

2018 BBC SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS!

  The BBC is pleased and proud to announce that our two annual Young Birder Scholarships have been awarded to Sam Mroz of Georgetown and Isabel Rasmussen of Peabody. These scholarships, instituted to nurture interest in bird study and conservation among young birders, will cover the full cost ($1395) of the Coastal Maine Bird Studies [...]

2018 BBC SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS!2018-03-08T14:14:20+00:00

WONDERING HOW TO SUPPORT NEW BIRDERS?–BBC BOOK FUND

Brookline Bird Club Book Fund Wondering how to help support new birders? The BBC Book Fund was established to donate books and other educational materials to promote bird and nature education for K-12 students throughout Massachusetts. In the past few years the Book Fund has made donations to Kestrel Educational Adventures on Cape Ann, the [...]

WONDERING HOW TO SUPPORT NEW BIRDERS?–BBC BOOK FUND2018-03-08T14:15:20+00:00