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Monthly Programs Resume on Zoom

Two Zoom programs will be offered in January and February. No programs are scheduled in December. Please confirm the location and time on the SAAS website, Facebook and Instagram pages closer to the programs.

Read more about our winter programs in our Winter 2022-2023 newsletter including speaker bios.

Program Co-Hosts

Program1

Crandall Public Library
Location and Map
**If weather is uncertain, call the Crandall Library at 518-792-6508.**

RockwoodFallsLibrary

Rockwood Falls
Public Library

Location and Map

**If weather is uncertain, call the Rockwood Falls Library at 518-696-3423.**

Program2

Saratoga Springs
Public Library

Location and Map
**If weather is uncertain, call the Saratoga Springs Library at 518-584-7860.**

Winter 2023 Programs

JamesBond1

On Tuesday, Jan. 24 at 7 p.m. on Zoom, Jim Wright will present “Meet The Real James Bond.”Register for this Zoom program at Crandall Library’s site.

In 1952, Ian Fleming took the name of a famous ornithologist and explorer named James Bond (1900-1989), the author of the trail-blazing Birds of the West Indies. This colorfully-illustrated author talk will focus on Bond, Ian Fleming, and some “007” moments in the Adirondacks.
Wright is an author, blogger, freelance writer and birding columnist for The Record in northern New Jersey. Wright is the author of several other books, includingThe Nature of the Meadowlands, Hawk Mountain, Jungle of the Maya and In the Presence of Nature, about the Celery Farm Natural Area in Allendale, N.J., where he is a deputy marsh warden.

Linda-Raynor

At 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday,
February 22 on Zoom, Dr.
Linda S. Rayor will present
“Spiders’ Place in the World
As Top Predators and As
Prey.”
Register for the Zoom program at Saratoga Springs Public Library’s
site:
https://sspl.libcal.com/

Rayor will speak about the importance of spiders in ecosystems, and the influence of bird predation on the behavior and morphology of spiders. She will introduce some of the spiders that
would be found at the Albany Pine
Bush’s Pine Barrens habitat. This
habitat also found in the Saratoga
Sand Plains of the Wilton Wildlife
Preserve.

Read more about our winter programs in our Winter 2022-2023 newsletter including speaker bios.

Recent Program
Recordings

Effects of Climate Change on Montane Birds of the Northeast, Jason Hill, Ph.D.
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Effects of Climate Change on Montane Birds of the Northeast, Jason Hill, Ph.D.View Program

Other Past Program Recordings

Ospreys: The Revival of a Global Raptor, Alan Poole, Ph.D. View Program
Ospreys: The Revival of a Global Raptor, Alan Poole, Ph.D. View Program
Female Birds and the Mothers of Ornithology by "Bird Diva" Bridget Butler
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Female Birds and the Mothers of Ornithology by “Bird Diva” Bridget Butler
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American Woodcock Ecology and Management in the Northeast
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American Woodcock Ecology and Management in the Northeast
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The Joy of Atlasing
Julie Hart, Coordinator
New York State
Breeding Bird Atlas III
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The Joy of Atlasing Julie Hart, Coordinator New York State Breeding Bird Atlas III
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