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Toledo Naturalists’Association 85th Banquet

The 85th annual TNA banquet will commence at 5:30 p.m. with socializing and dinner to follow at 6:00 p.m. Please bring your favorite drink (no cash bar).

Please note that we are now taking orders for our 85th Anniversary Commemorative Tile! Please see this link for more information.

Finally, please note that this event is open to non-members as well as members. If you would like to register via mail, please click here. Otherwise, please use the billing portal below to register electronically.

Ward PavilionWard Pavilion, Central Avenue, Toledo, OHGet Directions 

Keynote address from Laura Keene:
In 2016 Ohio birder Laura Keene embarked upon a year-long journey with a goal of seeing and photographing as many species of birds in the ABA area as possible.

During a year that got completely and utterly out of hand, she shattered the ABA photographed species record with 792 documented species, and was one of four birders to break Neil Hayward’s 2013 ABA record, logging 815 species.

In this presentation Laura shares her motivations for doing a big year, and the adventures involved as she traveled over 200,000 miles, to each corner of the ABA area. She will share the joy of her journeys–the sights, the people, the wildlife–as she lived her Big Year dream, immersed in the healing power of birding.

Laura is the former photo editor for the Ohio Cardinal and her wildlife photography has been published in Birding Magazine, National Parks Magazine, National Geographic, and multiple news outlets around the globe.

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