The Eastern Long Island Audubon Society is holding its annual birding dinner at East Wind in Wading River on Wednesday, October 15, 2014, at 6 p.m. The evening will feature a lecture led by Christopher Paparo about Falconry, "an ancient but not forgotten sport."
Paparo is a licensed general class falconer, wildlife photographer, writer and lecturer. With a passion for coastal ecology and the outdoors, his mission is to raise public awareness on Long Island's wildlife. Paparo obtained his BS in Marine Science from LIU/Southampton and currently manages the Marine Sciences Center on Stony Brook's Southampton campus in addition to writing a monthly column for the New York/New Jersey edition of On The Water Magazine.
The dinner is open to the public and tickets are $50 per person. The evening will include a sit-down dinner and cash bar as well as raffles and prizes.
East Wind is located at 5720 Route 25A in Wading River. For more information, visit www.easternlongislandaudubonsociety.org.