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Eastern Long Island Audubon Society Presents "Falconry...An Ancient But Not Forgotten Sport"

Elsie Boskamp

Christopher Paparo will discuss Falconry, "an ancient but not forgotten sport." (Photo: facebook.com/Eastern-Long-Island-Audubon-Society)

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.

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