Save the Date: Kevin Karlson Shorebird Day, 0811

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The Meadowlands Commission and Bergen County Audubon Society have so many awesome events scheduled for this summer and early fall that we have neglected to trumpet our Fourth Annual Kevin Karlson Shorebird Day on 1-Kevin publicity photo for print- 7-10Saturday, Aug. 11.

We thought you might want to save the date.

The all-day event is free, and it features ace nature photographer Kevin Karlson leading morning walks, talking about shore bird identification, and offering a free seminar on bird photography — featuring another top bird photographer, Lloyd Spitalnik.

Details follow.

In the meantime, to recap the dates for our other big upcoming events:

Tuesday, July 17, 10 a.m.–noon: Birding by Boat, River Barge Park in Carlstadt

Sunday, July 22, 10 a.m.- 3 p.m.: DeKorte Butterfly Day

Wednesday, July 25,8:30 – 11:30 p.m.: Moth Night at DeKorte:

Saturday, Aug. 11, 8:15a.m. 3:45 p.m.: Kevin Karlson Shorebird Day at DeKorte.

Tuesday, Aug. 28, 10 a.m.–noon: Birding by Boat, River Barge Park in Carlstadt.

Thursday, Sept. 13: 7 – 9 p.m.: Special Free Screening and Talk: "The Lost Bird Project."

Saturday, August 11, 8:15 a.m. – 3:45 p.m.
Fourth Annual Kevin Karlson Shorebird Day, with the NJMC and BCAS

Spend the day with noted shorebird expert and nature photographer Kevin Karlson. Karlson is leading 90-minute bird walks at 8:15 and 10:15 a.m., presenting a talk on “Tips on Becoming a Better Birder” at 12:45 p.m.   At 1:45 p.m. Kevin will discuss and show images from his latest books. At 2:30 p.m., he and another noted photographer, Lloyd Spitalnik, will lead an hour-long wildlife photography workshop. All events are free, but you must sign a standard liability release for 2012 if you have not already. To rsvp, contact Don Torino of the BCAS at or 201-230-4983.


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