It's party time again! The 13th Annual Central Valley Birding Symposium
will be held Nov.19-22 in Stockton, CA, at the Hilton Stockton (or the
Stockton Hilton, as most people call it). Whatever the name, for the first
time in years we're in a hotel NOT under renovation or construction. Plus,
we have changed the schedule, created some new field trips, and have some
first-time speakers gracing our event
Attend workshops with raptor expert Bill Clark, birding pros Jon Dunn and
Joe Morlan, as well as other informative folks. Our evening programs include
Murrelet Halterman on Yellow-billed Cuckoos and Stephen Shunk on "The Magic
We have drawing and digiscoping workshops, our always popular and
informative ID Panel with guest experts, programs for beginning birders,
and more. The many Field Trips frequently turn up chasable goodies. The
Birder's Market is full of artists and vendors with a wonderful selection of
bird and nature related items.
FOR MORE INFO OR TO REGISTER check the brochure on the website at
www.cvbs.org where you can also register online for the first time. We
have a secure link and are accepting credit cards. Or, as always, you can
contact Frances Oliver at hummer52@...
or (209) 369-2010.
The economy may be down, but the birds are still here to lift you up with
their wings. Come and enjoy them with us. See you there!
Cheri Pillsbury, Stockton
Central Valley Birding Symposium