When Meetings or Programs are live events 
they are held at Quogue Wildlife Refuge

Directions to Quogue Wildlife Refuge, 3 Old Country Rd., Quogue, NY.

From LIE, Exit 70 take Rte 111 south to Rte 27, Sunrise Highway heading East. From Sunrise take Exit 64S, go south 2 miles on to CR 104 to Old Country Road. Turn right and go .7 miles to entrance on right. 

From Riverhead, take 104 from traffic circle. Follow signs to Quogue. See directions above (CR 104 etc). 

From Montauk Highway, go north on Old Main Road (one block west of traffic light in Quogue, east of Quantuk Creek). Cross LIRR. Entrance is straight ahead.

Weather Alert - If a meeting is canceled we will make every effort to leave a message on the answering machine at the Quogue Wildlife Refuge 653-4771 and notify members by email.

There is no charge to attend our programs. All are welcome.

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Plovers & Pipers, Oh My!
Presented by Mike Cooper
Took place on June 7, 2021
Listen to it at:  https://youtu.be/36_5PgQXjss
The Secret Life of the 
Ruby-throated Hummingbird
Presented by Aaron Virgin
Took place on May 3, 2021 
Listen to it on at: https://youtu.be/-hMprj45B4s
Recorded Zoom Programs 
Envision Plum Island 
Presented by Louise Harrison 
Took place on July 12, 2021
Listen to it at:  https://youtu.be/MpHvH1HUSxk
Presentation by Citizens Climate Lobby
Presented by E.C. (Tip) Brolin 
Took place on August 2, 2021
Listen to it at:  https://youtu.be/EGtRXNtIAgg
Join Our Monthly Zoom Programs 

Four Mondays from September to December

It does not look like we will be able to schedule in-person meetings this year. But we are happy to bring you these programs which we hope you will enjoy from the comfort of your home. Quogue Wildlife Refuge is helping us by hosting these Zoom meetings. We are grateful to Cara Fernandes for her help to make these programs possible. 

You will need to register for each program in order to receive a link. Then you will receive an acknowledgment from Quogue Wildlife Refuge and on the day of the program, a reminder. 

We have recorded some of our past meetings and those recordings are available on the bottom of this page.

​Monday, September 13 at 7:00 pm
Creating Wildlife Gardens
Ecologist Amanda Furcall will discuss the conservation value of small garden-style habitats, show examples of the diverse ecosystems they produce and guide you in starting your own wildlife garden. 

Amanda's degrees in Conservation Biology and Public Administration have informed her work, stewarding habitat on Long Island with nonprofits. She is currently the Landscape Ecologist for the Sisters of St. Joseph, caring for their 212 acre Brentwood campus. 

Register in advance for this meeting:
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYsdeisqTssHdWijU-x8WdWvtZbz9c9QJX- 

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.


Monday, October 4 at 7:00 pm 
What Makes A Birder, A Birder?
Jody Enck, Avian,Biologist & Conservation Social Scientist
Jody will share fascinating facts about some of the 14 types of birders he uncovered 
while conducting research on birders a few years ago. Which type are you? 
Come listen and find out.  

Register in advance for this meeting:
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwsf-GhrzwiEtKLsfnmVXVb2z_EPTaTJWb0 

​After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting


Monday, November 1 at 7:00 pm
Bluebirds & More… 
John Rogers
Co-founder NYS Bluebird Society 

John’s presentation includes the life history of the Eastern Bluebird and other birds that nest in bluebird boxes. He also touches on nest box management. He shares his love for the natural world in hopes the audience will take away some broader and deeper messages about nature. Sprinkled throughout are a few wildflowers, butterflies, other birds, with quotes by some of the great naturalists of the past. With beautiful photographs, sounds, this program is of interest to anyone who appreciates nature. 

John has maintained a trail of bluebird nest boxes in central NY north of Syracuse for over 4 decades. He was a co-founder of the New York State Bluebird Society and has received numerous awards for his bluebird conservation work. In 2010 he was a recipient of the Hero of Conservation Award from the Syracuse Post Standard. An experienced birder and member of the Onondaga Audubon Society in Syracuse. BA in Biology, SUNY Oswego. He is a retired banker. He and his wife Sue live in Oneida.

​Register in advance for this meeting:
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcsceugrzwuGdEesmlcRMkRS_WoBcGkX58q 

​After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.



Monday, December 6 at 7:00 pm
Wild Long Island
Chris Paparo, The Fish Guy 

Chris will talk about some of the fascinating wildlife that can be found on the land, in the air, and in the waters of Long Island. He is a wildlife photographer, writer and lecturer who enjoys bringing public awareness to the diverse wildlife on Long Island. Currently he manages the new Marine Sciences Center at the Southampton campus of Stony Brook University.

An award winning member of the Outdoor Writers Association of America and the New York State Outdoor Writers Association, Paparo is a freelance writer for several fishing and wildlife related publications. Although his work tends to focus on marine life, everything in the natural world is fair game.

Register in advance for this meeting:
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0pduGtpzwrGNTEAiTigwUo7HyNbKJYf_f5 

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.