I have a preliminary version of a bulletin board style site ready for
review. If there is interest I'll polish it. If there isn't, I'll
I threw this together lickety split so if there are typos, etc,
please pardon them and bring them to my attention.
Any comments are welcome: Should I forget about it? Should more
forums be added? Should some be removed?
It's a very different format from this Yahoo! Group site. Instead of
receiving emails for every post, members only receive email notices
of updates in topics they are watching.
Photos can be posted.
Polls can be conducted.
Databases can be linked.
I didn't put in any rules or policies yet.
The url is http://www.birdingmt.com. If there is interest, I'll add
www.mtbirding.com so if people transpose the url (as I've done a few
times and I'm the one who registered it!) they'll still land in the
Right now the site content is viewable to anyone but only people who
have joined can post. That can be changed so that only logged-in
members can see content. Right now I have it configured to require
activation of newly joined members by a site administrator. The
member list is only viewable to registered members to keep member
info from the eyes of the world at large. If there is interest I'll
try to strike the right balance of ease of accessibility and security
based on the comments I receive.