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ANNUAL BANQUET - November 16, 2006

Bernice and Joseph Koplin - Co-Chairpersons
Terri Simon

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Information and Reservations
Location and Direction
Presentations, Past Speakers

2005 Banquet Highlights
2004 Banquet Highlights
2003 Banquet Highlights

Both members and non-members are welcome at the banquet!

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Last day for reservations is Sunday November 12.

2006 Banquet Speaker

Peter Dunne - Director of the Cape May Bird Observatory
"25 Things That Changed Birding

Fifty years ago, foreign travel meant a trip to the Everglades. Now there is hardly a corner of the planet not visited regularly by birders. Thirty years ago, close focus binoculars meant under 25 feet. Today, it means shoe-tops. What were the pivotal decisions, products, people, and events that transformed a quaint, closet avocation in North America's fastest growing and second largest outdoor activity?

Information and Reservations

November 16, 2006

Three Course Sit Down Meal
First Course
: Cherry Tomato and Mozzarella Salad
Second Course Choices: Pot Roast, Sweet Thai Chili Glazed Salmon, Chicken Breast w/Marsala sauce, or Vegetarian
Starch : Roasted Herb Potatoes
Vegetable : Broccoli
Dessert : Sherbert
Rolls and Butter are Served.
Coffee, Tea and Decaf are Served.

Cost per person - $43.50

A downloadable reservation form is available by Clicking Here

Location and Directions

Penns Landing Caterers
Sheet Metal Workers' Hall
1301 Columbus Blvd
Philadelphia, PA 19147

Delaware River Waterfront (PA) just south of where Washington Avenue intersects Columbus Boulevard

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Free parking!


The Witmer Stone Award, the Julian K. Potter Award and the Conservation Award are presented at the annual banquet.

Past Annual Banquet Speakers

2005 Michael Male and Judy Feith "Bitter Lake NWR"
2004 Dr. Carl Safina "Eye of the Albatross: Visions of Hope & Survival"
2003 Kenn Kaufmann "Birds and the Undiscovered World"
Scott Weidensaul
"Raising the Dead: The Search for Lost Species."
Bill Murphy
"The Birds of Trinidad and Tobago"
Kevin Karlson
“For the Love of Birds”
Julio de la Torre
"Owls of North America"
Peter Mathiessen
"Cranes of the World"
Arthur Morris
Bird Photographer
Steve Hilty
"Dreams and Realites in the American Tropics"
Noel Snyder
"Re-introduction of the Thick-billed Parrot"
Debra Love Shearwater
"Through the Seasons: An Introduction to the Seabirds and Marine Mammals of Monterey Bay"
Dr. Jerome Jackson
"America's Endangered Woodpeckers: The Ivory-billed and the Red-cockaded"
Peter Alden
"Birding Antartica and Patagonia"
Daphne Gemmill
"Earthwatch - Birding Opportunities"
Paul Butler
RARE Center for Tropical Bird Conservation
Emile De Vito
"Birding and Conservation in Costa Rica"
William Streeter
"Northeastern Birds of Prey"
Ray Davis
"Florida Birds "
Jim Brett
"From David's Spring to Wadi Qelt: A Naturalist's Isreal"
Armas Hill
"Adventures in Brazil"
1984 Pete Dunne Ornithological Traditions of Cape May
1983 Daniel Roby "Birds of the Falklands and South Georgia"
1982 Len Soucy  
1981 Armas Hill California Birding
1980 Ben King "Birds of Asia"
1979 Dr. Kenneth C. Parkes "Birdwatcher at a Rusty Gate"
1978 John C. Yrizarry "Birds of Tikal"
1977 Dr. George Gee Endangered Species Program
1976 Richard A. Rowlett Sea Birds and Mammals off the Atlantic Coast
1971 Dr. Peter Paul Kellogg Bahama Birds and Bird Songs
1970 Dr. Charles Wurster The Impact of DDT

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