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2019 BBC SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS

The BBC is pleased and proud to announce that our two annual Young Birder Scholarships have been awarded to Sam Poleretzky of North Andover, MA and Brynlee Kimball of Auburn, NH. These scholarships, instituted to nurture interest in bird study and conservation among young birders, will cover the full cost ($1395) of the Coastal [...]

2019 BBC SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS2019-03-07T17:10:59-04:00

NEW: BBC CONSERVATION ADVOCACY POLICY

CONSERVATION ADVOCACY The BBC Board has adopted the following policy regarding advocacy on behalf of bird conservation. The BBC is committed to conservation of birds and their habitats, and we encourage our members to engage in active, ongoing advocacy on behalf of bird conservation. The club’s conservation mission includes advocacy in response to proposed [...]

NEW: BBC CONSERVATION ADVOCACY POLICY2019-02-18T16:45:21-04:00

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 NAHANT2019-01-12T17:49:36-04:00

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!2019-01-12T17:49:46-04:00

SCHOLARSHIPS FOR YOUNG BIRDERS

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 2018 scholarships will cover the full cost ($1,345) of the Coastal Maine Bird Studies for Teens program at National Audubon’s Hog Island camp on June 17-22, 2018. [...]

SCHOLARSHIPS FOR YOUNG BIRDERS2019-01-12T17:49:47-04:00

Cape Ann – 12/10/16

Cape Ann (please use more refined location), Essex, Massachusetts, US Dec 10, 2016 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM Protocol: Traveling 20.0 mile(s) Comments:     BBC - Cape Ann - Leader: Bob Petersen - 20 def, sunny, light breeze. 26 species Canada Goose  26 Gadwall  4 American Black Duck  16 Mallard  106 Ring-necked Duck  36 Common [...]

Cape Ann – 12/10/162019-01-12T17:49:56-04:00

Great Meadows NWR – 11/23/16

Great Meadows NWR--Concord Unit, Middlesex, Massachusetts, US Nov 23, 2016 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM Protocol: Traveling 3.0 mile(s) Comments:     BBC - Great Meadows NWR, Concord - Leader: Clayton Swanson 16 species Canada Goose  X Mallard  X Northern Pintail  X Wild Turkey  X Great Blue Heron  X Herring Gull  X Downy Woodpecker  X Blue [...]

Great Meadows NWR – 11/23/162019-01-12T17:49:56-04:00

Parker River – 11/19/16

Parker River NWR, Essex, Massachusetts, US Nov 19, 2016 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM Protocol: Traveling 20.0 mile(s) Comments:     BBC - Newburyport and Vicinity - Leader: Bob Petersen - partially cloudy, 50s, calm. 43 species Canada Goose  20 Mute Swan  4 Gadwall  2 American Wigeon  2 American Black Duck  100 Mallard  12 Northern Pintail  [...]

Parker River – 11/19/162019-01-12T17:49:56-04:00