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This is a list of upcoming birding field trips and Club meetings. New Club members, new birders, and guests are cordially welcome on every field trip. If you have any questions about a specific field trip, please contact the trip leader or contact MBC Trip Coordinator Linda Friedland at 301.983.2136 (before 9 pm). For directions to the Potomac Presbyterian Church for Club meetings, click here.

Trip - Saturday, June 29 Oaks Landfill, Laytonsville THIS TRIP IS FULL. One-third day. Joint trip with Audubon Naturalist Society. Explore this meadow area in the now-closed landfill. Mostly open terrain with some ponds. Possibility of Dickcissel, Grasshopper Sparrow, Blue Grosbeak and raptors. We have special permission to enter this “closed to the public” area, so reservations are essential; (20 person limit) Register online www.anshome.org/adults Meet 6:45 am on landfill entrance road at 6001 Rte 108, Laytonsville, Md. For more information, contact the LEADER Mark England at 240 375- 4500 or markengland@canamcontractors.com

Trip - Saturday, July 06 Oaks Landfill, Laytonsville THIS TRIP IS FULL. 2 - 2 ½ hrs. Explore this meadow area in the now-closed landfill. Mostly open terrain with some ponds. Possibility of Dickcissel, Grasshopper Sparrow, Blue Grosbeak and raptors. We have special permission to enter this “closed to the public” area, so reservations are essential; (20 person limit) Meet 6:45 am on landfill entrance road at 6001 Rte. 108, Laytonsville, Md. For more information, contact the LEADER Mark England at 240 375- 4500 or markengland@canamcontractors.com.

Trip - Saturday, July 20 Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge, Delaware Full day at Bombay Hook. Joint trip with ANS. Shorebirds, marshbirds, and some songbirds. Bring sunscreen, hat, bug repellent, lunch, snacks, and lots of water. Meet time/place: 8:30 am at Bombay Hook Visitor Center parking lot. Paul Pisano and Cyndie Loeper will co-lead. Make reservations with ANS at www.anshome.org/adults. For more information, contact Paul at cheep@allealle.com (15-person limit).

Meeting - Wednesday, September 18 September Meeting Phil Davis - Birding the Canary Islands and Cape Verde

Meeting - Wednesday, October 16 October Meeting Daphne Gemmill - Report from Vieques: Hurricane Maria’s Impact on the Birds of Puerto Rico

Meeting - Wednesday, November 13 November Meeting Clive Davis - Gull Workshop

Meeting - Wednesday, December 11 December Meeting Wine & Cheese Party

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