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Chapter Meeting

August 19 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm

UPDATE: August Chapter Meeting will be Virtual ONLY

Link to register:  https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0qcOqgqTMuG9V7nPUJrM1swh_hBkmO8Q7H

Our guest speaker will be our very own Scott Kiester who will present “Corvids“. The Corvidae is a worldwide family of true songbirds that is made up of the crows, ravens, rooks, jackdaws, jays, magpies, treepies, choughs (CHUFS) and nutcrackers. Collectively, they are known as the Corvids the crow family. Over 120 species have been identified. They are the largest passerines and are found worldwide except for the tip of South America and the polar ice caps. In North America there are eleven species of jays, one nutcracker, two magpies, four crows and two ravens.

Scott has been a certified Texas Master Naturalist since 2003. For 11 years he was a volunteer and instructor for TPWD’s Texas Amphibian Watch as well as USFWL North American Amphibian Monitoring Project. For several years he worked with TPWD’s Houston Bat Project as a “Bridge Host” at the Waugh Street Bridge bat colony. He has worked on different conservation related projects and with conservation groups throughout east and north Texas. Currently he is EFC project manager for LLELA, leads a monthly bird walk at the Clear Creek Natural Heritage Center. He is a retired geologist and completed an M.S. in environmental science in 2015. Husband and partner to the very patient Lovely Deborah for 44 years and Grandpa to Hayden, Parker, Lorelei, Annelise and Arthur.

Details

Date:
August 19
Time:
9:30 am - 12:00 pm

Venue

Virtual Meeting
TX United States