Monthly Meetings

Until further notice, our WOS Monthly Meetings are being held online only. There will be no in-person meetings.

WOS Monthly Meeting, October 5, 2020 – David Fraser: “Things I Learned Birding For 31 Years With Tom Briggs: A Man I Never Met.”
Monday, October 5, 2020 7:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. (PDT)

(Note: 7:15 p.m. GoToMeeting sign-in; meeting begins at 7:30 p.m.)

David Fraser is a biologist, birder and sketcher who, 30 years ago, set off on a journey when an unknown birder’s notes came into his possession. These near daily bird observations, which commenced in 1959, have proved to be key mileposts to recognizing changes in the avifauna of Vancouver Island, where breeding records of Horned Larks, nesting locations for Western Bluebirds and records of other species are now rare or no longer found. In his presentation, Fraser demonstrates how entry of historic data such as these into eBird can document significant changes in bird life.

Please join our meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone using the GoToMeeting app.

Meeting Access Code: 732-404-909

You can also dial in using your phone (this would be audio only: the experience will be far less satisfying).
United States: +1 (571) 317-3112

New to GoToMeeting? Get the app now and be ready when your first meeting starts:
Note: The above link includes the Access Code for the October 5 meeting.

As we have since the start of these challenging times, WOS invites all to join via GoToMeeting (GTM). If you are not a WOS member, please consider joining today at WOS membership.

WOS Meetings [when in-person meetings resume post-pandemic] are free and open to all. They are held the first Monday of each month, October through June, at the Center for Urban Horticulture on the University of Washington campus, 3501 NE 41st St. in Seattle. Doors open at 7:00 PM for socializing and the program begins at 7:30 PM.

Are you a WOS member who lives outside the Seattle area, or are you traveling? Live videoconferencing to our monthly meetings is a benefit to membership in WOS. You can attend these meetings remotely using GoToMeeting (GTM). At meeting time, using your computer, tablet or smartphone, simply follow the GTM link provided in the meeting announcement email (sent the week beforehand to WOS members).

It is necessary to download the GoToMeeting app once in order to join meetings. For those who may already have the GTM app installed, you will need that meeting’s Access Code (unique to each meeting), which is also included in the meeting announcement email.

You can also dial in using your phone (audio only: the experience will be far less satisfying).
United States: +1 (872) 240-3412

Note: Another way to attend the meeting is to visit the GoToMeeting website, click on “Join” in small print in the upper right corner of the page, then enter the neeting Access Code in the oval box and click on the Join button.

Using Go To Meeting as described above should be trouble free, but in case of problems, you may wish to consult the GoToMeeting User Help Guide. It is available either for Windows or for Mac. GoToMeeting does not provide a desktop app for users of the Linux operating system, but those users can join meetings by using a webapp through the browser. See more information on this method at this GoToMeeting web page.

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