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(AT) Deep Dive – A Bird for all Seasons…the Straight Poop on Screech Owls – Session 1

August 20, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Program:  DEEP DIVE:  A Bird for all Seasons…the Straight Poop on Screech Owls

Presenter:  Ed Ellerbe

Description:   Ed will discuss the physiology and natural history of Eastern Screech Owls and provide guidance how to build a nest box and attract resident owls.

Ed earned a Chemistry degree from Virginia Tech (go Hokies!). He worked for ESSO Research and Engineering; was a U.S. Army Infantry Officer; worked for Schlumberger Well Services as Oil &Gas Well Logging and Perforating Engineer onshore, offshore, and on inland waterways, and later becoming an Engineering Dept. Section Manager. Ed was also the Operations Manager of Geophysical Data Processing Centers in North America. After Ed retired, he contracted with Texas Instruments and Micron Technology, supporting their manufacturing systems for semiconductor fabrications.

Date:  Thursday, August 20, 2020

To maximize your opportunity to attend this online deep dive class, it will be offered at two different times.  Both sessions will be live, with time allocated for questions and answers.  Members may attend both sessions if they choose but cannot earn additional AT for repeating the same session.

Times:  Session 1 – 4:00-4:30 pm | Session 2 – 6:00-6:30 pm

Online Platform:  ZOOM Application; If you do not already have the ZOOM application on your computer or mobile device, see “Steps to Download ZOOM” below.

Join Meeting Instructions:  The Meeting ID and Password to join this meeting will be sent to all members in a separate email on Tuesday, August 18.  Please note, each class has a unique ZOOM Meeting ID number and password.

BPTMN Contact:  Rick Travis – rickt@bptmn.org

Logging AT:  Report as AT: BPTMN: Other Pre-approved training (Name of class in Comments).  While you are welcome to attend both sessions of this class, you will only earn ½-hour of AT.  Put another way, whether you attend one or both sessions, you will earn only ½-hour AT.

Other Information: 

 Steps to download ZOOM on your computer: 

  1. In your browser type https://zoom.us
  2. Click SIGN UP, IT’S FREE
  3. For verification, confirm your birthdate; click CONTINUE
  4. Enter your email address; click SIGN UP
  5. Zoom will send you an email message; open this email; click CONFIRMATION LINK
  6. A new window will open; click ACTIVATE ACCOUNT
    1. Set up your account; enter your name and create your password
  7. A new window will open; Invite colleagues – SKIP
  8. Test Meeting – Click on START MEETING NOW; test your audio settings
  9. A new screen will open; If prompted, you may need to click on DOWNLOAD & RUN APP
  10. Once you have downloaded and run the ZOOM App, a JOIN A MEETING screen will open
    1. Click on JOIN A MEETING
    2. Enter the Zoom Meeting ID
    3. Enter the Zoom Meeting Password Provided via email
    4. Click JOIN


      Steps to download on your mobile device: 

  1. Go to the App Store (Apple) or Play Store (Android)
  3. Install the App
  4. Follow the instructions to set up your account
  5. Click on JOIN A MEETING
  6. Enter the Zoom Meeting ID
  7. Enter the Zoom Meeting Password Provided via email
  8. Click JOIN

See you in the Deep Dive!


August 20, 2020
4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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