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Special Events at Woodend

 ANS Annual Meeting

Thursday, October 20, 6-9 p.m. at Woodend Sanctuary

Please join us for our Annual Meeting, featuring the unveiling of the visionary Woodend Master Plan.

The evening event will include recognition of volunteers and Natural History Field Studies graduates, and election of members to the ANS Board. Windows Catering Company will provide a light supper.

RSVP to this free event by October 17 by contacting Carol Hayes (carol.hayes@anshome.org or 301-652-9188 x10). Friends and family are welcome, too.

BOARD ELECTIONS: Members will vote on candidates for the Board of Directors at the Annual Meeting. Profiles of the Board candidates nominated by the Governance Committee can be found here.

101 Great Birds From Around the World


Crowder-Messersmith Conservation Fund Annual Talk
Thursday, October 27
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Woodend Nature Sanctuary
Featuring Mark Garland, popular ANS travel & foray leader
Join us for a celebration of the remarkable diversity of birds with a look at some of the extraordinary appearances, sounds, and behaviors found within the world of birds. Mark Garland coordinated the ANS travel program for 28 years, and most of the birds featured in this program were photographed on ANS programs. Mark will include stories about travel experiences throughout the talk. He was a student in Don Messersmith's ornithology and entomology courses at the University of Maryland during the late 1970s. Light refreshments served. Donations to benefit the Crowder-Messersmith Conservation Fund are welcomed.



Save the Date

Audubon Naturalist Holiday Party
6:30-9:00 PM

Celebrate the holidays with friends and family at Woodend Nature Sanctuary.

Pick up a few gifts at our auction while enjoying the music, food and festivities