Nominations of Blackbrook Officers
Blackbrook Audubon Society will hold a meeting to elect officers in
conjunction with our program meeting on April 15, 2014. Our by-laws indicate a nominating committee is appointed to nominate at least one individual for each vacancy. Our officers are to serve a term of one year and no more than three consecutive years in a position. All officers need to be elected each year. Nominations from the floor at the annual meeting are accepted for all positions.
2014 - 2015 Nominations
President - Mary Ann Wagner
Vice President - Becky Thompson
Treasurer - Debbi Schuster
Secretary - Laurie White
Christmas Bird Count Results
The 114th CBC was held on December 21, 2013. We had 37 participants in 12 teams to cover our 15 mile circle which is centered in Painesville, Ohio. We also had 6 feeder counters to aid in our results. The weather was cold, about 40 degrees, and cloudy, but no snow. The water was partly frozen and so we had a successful count. We tallied 62 species and 10,859 individuals. (No mass of Red- breasted Mergansers like last year’s count when they accounted for 79,000 birds as they had massed for their winter migration to the east coast and other areas south.) We had a few unusual birds such for this time of year like Marsh Wren and Snowy owl. Many thanks to ALL of our participants for their efforts, for without them this task would be impossible.