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have never been
captured on film before, for his new book Water Babies
(Oct., 2015). Burt speaks about his experience documenting the
secretive young of ducks, grebes, gallinules, shorebirds and other
wetland birds plus juxtaposes portraits of the downy babies with the
adults they will become. A book-signing follows.
Friday, Dec. 4, 7:45
Babies: The Hidden Lives of Baby Wetland Birds
ECOC meeting 7:30–7:45
seven years, renowned nature photographer and author William
Burt prowled wetlands from the Arctic Circle to the Gulf of
Mexico in search of the downy young of wetland birds,
by PEM. The program is made possible by a generous gift from Tim and
Joanie Ingraham in memory of Dorothy Addams Brown, beloved honorary
PEM trustee and devoted ECOC member.
Peabody Essex Museum. Free and open to the public.
Wednesday, Oct. 7,
5–5:45pm – bird walk with
potluck dinner at the park’s Discovery Center
(small kitchen available for warming/prep). Ramona
Latham, program manager, will give a talk about Ravenswood
and The Trustees of Reservations
Gather with fellow ECOC members
at a fun and relaxing clubhouse event in a beautiful
location! Come early to join the bird walk or to explore the
10 miles of trails and carriage roads on this 600 acre
property on your own.
Directions to Ravenswood Park
(481 Western Ave. [Rte. 127],
From Rt. 128 take exit 14. Follow
Rt. 133 East toward Gloucester for 3 mi. until it ends at
Rt. 127. Turn right and follow for 2 mi. to park entrance on
your right. Note: if the parking lot is full, you can park
on the street. Phone no. (978) 281-8400
SAVE THE DATE:
Friday, Jan. 8, 2016
ECOC turns 100!!!
Plus Annual Meeting and ECOC
Location and event details to follow.
Trip Report for the 109th
ECOC Ipswich River bird Survey
Saturday, May 9, 2014, 7:00 am
Ipswich River Canoe Trip and Bird
Event Coordinator: Robert
Directions to the Peabody
The Morse Auditorium
and the Bartlett Gallery are in PEM’s main museum
building (at the corner of Essex St. and Liberty St., in Salem,
Mass.). Note: if severe weather is forecast, please
call 978-745-1876 to confirm that the program is still on.
Map of the area with "To & From" directions provided
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