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Thanks, Dana. An outstanding presentation to introduce a very unique annual
meeting. I’m looking forward to it.
Bruce Beck, Poplar Bluff

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> Greetings Missouri
> Birders!
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> We are approaching
> the time of year when the Missouri Birding Society traditionally hosts its
> Fall
> Meeting.  The Covid-19 pandemic has
> thrown a major wrench into the usual plans.
> However, MBS has worked to adjust the meeting plan to offer birders
> around the state an exciting series of smaller, local field trips and an
> alternative meeting format.
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> This year, thanks
> to volunteer field trip leaders, MBS is sponsoring numerous field trips all
> over Missouri leading up to the Fall Meeting.
> The Meeting itself will be held on
> Zoom, an internet platform where meeting attendees can see and hear each
> other
> on video.  Zoom will allow us to have a Saturday night session
> similar to what we would have had in person, with welcome address, keynote
> presentation, tally of bird records from field trips, and a general
> membership
> meeting.  Kevin Wehner and I will provide a pre-meeting practice
> session on Zoom for folks that may not be familiar with using it.  We’ll
> help you get all the quirks worked out before we gather for the “real”
> meeting
> on Saturday night.
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> The MBS members will vote on the new
> MBS logo and the slate of officer candidates prior to the Zoom
> meeting.  Instructions
> for voting will be forthcoming via this MoBirds-L listserv and in an email
> to MBS members.
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> I am very thankful
> to the many field trip leaders that have offered trips in their regions
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> fall and am still looking to recruit more!
> Because of the Covid-altered schedule of this year’s meeting, there is a
> huge amount of flexibility for birding trips.
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> *Please contact me off list ([log in to unmask]
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> if you would like to offer a field tripin your area!  *
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> Fall
> Meeting’s description, basic agenda, and info for some of the field trips
> is up
> on the Missouri Birding Society website at
> https://mobirds.org/ASM/NextMeeting.aspx.   Additional field trips may be
> added, so check back to see if there is a new one near you.
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> Registration will open soon, after
> field trips have been finalized.  I will post again to this listserv
> when registration opens.
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> Sincerely,
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> Dana Ripper
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> Missouri Birding
> Society Vice President
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