Meetings

Blue Grosbeaks and Indigo Buntings, from New York State Museum, “Annual report” (1902), Biodiversity Heritage Library

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Please do not attend meetings if you aren’t feeling well or are experiencing any COVID-19 symptoms.

COVID-19 Guidelines

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Please do not attend meetings if you aren’t feeling well or are experiencing any COVID-19 symptoms.

Meeting Location

Meetings are held at the Blooming Grove Senior Center at 4 Horton Road in Blooming Grove. The senior center, and its parking lot, are behind the Blooming Grove Police Department.

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Meeting Dates

General meetings of the Mearns Club are held at 7:00 pm on the second Monday of every month from September through May (except February). At club meetings, a club member or an outside speaker gives a presentation about his or her birding travels or studies.

November 14, 2022: How Birding in New York State Has Changed Over the Last 50 Years.

Join Richard Guthrie as he discusses changes in birding in New York State over the last 50 years.

December 12, 2022: Annual Share-a-Thon

Club members may present bird-themed photography and other artwork, as well as literary, poetic, and musical tributes. To participate as a presenter, please contact Rich VanTieghem via email or phone (201-370-2721) as soon as possible to reserve your spot. Digital photos should be submitted no later than December 2.


Solitary Sandpiper, Stewart State Forest. Photo by Bill Fiero.

Program Chair

Are you interested in making a presentation to our club? If so, please contact Program Chair Don Aitchison at jdaitchison73@gmail.com. A small stipend is available for nonmembers.

Red-throated Loon, George’s Island Park. Photo by Maryangela Buskey.