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© 2016 Eastern Long Island Audubon Society
"From the Barrens to the Bays"
Eastern Long Island Audubon Society, Inc. 

A New York Chapter of National Audubon Society

Serving the communities of South Hampton, East Hampton, Western Riverhead, Brookhaven
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Monday, September 12, 2016, at 7:15 pm
Lyme and Tick-Borne Disease -— 
What You Need to Know
Max Minnerop, MD
Chances are that you, or someone you know, has been diagnosed with Lyme or another tick-borne disease. Dr. Max Minnerop, a physician-member of the Medical Advisory Panel of Southampton Hospital’s Tick-Borne Disease Resource Center, will speak about the types of diseases that are carried by the different species of ticks found on Eastern Long Island, and the symptoms, diagnostic tests, and treatment options that are available. Tips on preventing tick bites will also be shared! This is a free event. There will be ample time for Q & A. Everyone will receive a free tick removal kit. This meeting is at Quogue Wildlife Refuge. 

Saturday, September 17, 2016 – meet at 8:00 am
North Fork Preserve
Trip Leader: Eileen Schwinn
Migrating song birds will be, hopefully, using the fields and water spots of this hidden gem of a park, to refuel on their journey south. The warblers will be a challenge to spot and ID - no helpful songs to give their presence away, and their fall plumages are usually more subdued - but we may find it to be an interesting walk! Ticks are always a problem, year-round, so be sure to dress accordingly, and bring insect spray. We will meet along the driveway entrance - near the open field, and begin our walk. For information, please contact Eileen Schwinn at beachmed@optonline.net, or by cell phone 
on the day of the walk, 516-662-7751.

This park entrance is on Sound Avenue, just east of Chapel Lane in Riverhead. 


DIRECTIONS TO QUOGUE WILDLIFE REFUGE FOR ELIAS MEETINGS

All meetings are held at the Quogue Wildlife Refuge, 3 Old Country Road, Quogue, NY. 11959.  Everyone is welcome, there is no charge.

From LIE, Exit 70 take Rte 111 south to Rte 27 - Sunrise Highway East. From Sunrise, Exit 64S, go south 2 miles on 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.





We welcome suggestions for places to go on our bird walks 
and for programs you would like us to sponsor

If you have a suggestion for a bird walk, 
please contact Eileen Schwinn at beachmed@optonline.net

If you have a suggestion for a program
please contact Suzi Stewart at  suzizny@aol.com

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Annual Dinner Celebration
 is on 
Wednesday, October 19
at 6 pm 

Join ELIAS at 
The Birchwood 
on Pulaski Street 
in Riverhead for a fun event. 

Dr. Russell Burke will be 
our speaker on 

The Coyotes 
are coming: 

What it means 
for Long island Habitats

More info 
on Annual Dinner page of the 
web site