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February 2016

Margaret “Phil” Campbell and Gerald Adams of Campbell Road Nursery in Raleigh, NC were guest speakers at our February 14, 2016 meeting. Topic of discussion was “Plants that are sometimes forgotten: Natives as well as other plants that will attract birds, especially bluebirds“. … Continue reading

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May 2014

Gretchen Sedaris  was our guest speaker for Sunday, May 18, 2014.  Gretchen, a Raleigh native, has worked with the City of Raleigh Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Resources Department for the past seven years and currently holds the position of City … Continue reading

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August 9, 2015

Ken Kernodle, newly appointed President of the North Carolina Bluebird Society (NCBS), was the guest speaker for the Sunday, August 9, 2015 meeting. Ken spoke about his work on Bluebird trails and members had the opportunity share their Bluebird stories and ask questions. … Continue reading

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May 17, 2015

Member Suzy Spencer lead a discussion on her bluebird observations this year. She reported on her 15-box bluebird trail at Historic Oakwood Cemetery (including the return of the white bluebird eggs) as well as the Mordecai Historic Park bluebird trail … Continue reading

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February 2015

Our speaker for the 2015 February 8th meeting was Vernon Jenke, expert in bird identification. For many years, he has conducted bird identification tours at Crabtree Creek County Park in Raleigh, NC. Vernon is well known in the birding world … Continue reading

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Bob Wolk November 2014

Bob Wolk was our guest speaker for November 2014. His topic of discussion was Other Cavity Nesting Birds. Bob is a member of the North Carolina Bluebird Society. He has also previously been a speaker for us in 2013, with … Continue reading

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November 2013

Dr. Ted Simons, Professor, of the NC State University Biology Department, was our November 2013 guest speaker. Dr. Simons is currently doing research with the NC Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit. His talk on November 10, 2013 was about … Continue reading

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August 2013

The Guest Speaker on August 11, 2013 was Cullen W. Whitley.  Cullen is a Forester, Horticulturist, and Bluebirder. Cullen serves as the Farm Manager of Goodwill Industries of Eastern N. C. & Durham, N.C. Cullen shared his knowledge of Bluebirds and how … Continue reading

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May 2013

Our speaker for May 19, 2013 was Randy Senzig. Randy started the Center for Human-Earth Restoration (CHER), which is a non-profit that teaches about the environment and outdoors to middle schools, high schools, summer camps and adult programs.

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February 2013

Our February 10, 2013 speaker was our own Robert Wolk. Bob is on the North Carolina Bluebird Society Board of Directors and serves as the Recording Secretary. Bob retired from the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences where he served … Continue reading

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