September 2019 Meeting: photographing & protecting the Grebes at Lake Hodges

Rushing Grebes, Lake Hodges (c) KS Nature Photography

You are invited to the September 2019 meeting of the Sierra Club San Diego Chapter Photo Section at the Serra Mesa/Kearny Mesa Library Community Room. Please continue reading if you’re interested, and find the complete details with date and time at the bottom of this article.

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June 2019 Meeting: Costa Rica & Peru with Tom Applegate

You are invited to the June 2019 meeting of the Sierra Club San Diego Chapter Photo Section! Please note that due to a scheduling conflict, this meeting is not on Saturday, but instead on Sunday, June 9th, 2019, at the Serra Mesa/Kearny Mesa Library Community Room, from 2 PM to 4 PM (complete details at the bottom of this article).

This month, travel with the club’s own long-time friend and board-member at large Tom Applegate to Costa Rice and Peru, get a glimpse of these fascinating locations through his photos, and learn how he made them.

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December Activity: Birds of Santee Lakes

Steve Cirone - Wood Duck landing at Santee Lakes

Join us on Saturday, December 15th, for our monthly photo activity: Birds of Santee Lakes with our president and acclaimed bird photographer Steven Cirone. Our activities are not limited to club members, they’re free and open to anyone who wants to join us. If you’re interested to meet a friendly flock of bird-flavored photography geeks, come out and play with us! 🙂

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January 20th Activity: Ramona Hawk Watch

Photo by Steven Cirone

On January 20 we visit a Hawk Watch Event of the Wildlife Research Institute. The Hawk Watch is held every Saturday in January and February – you can go any Saturday, but our club will meet as a group on Saturday, January 20th.

This is a fantastic opportunity to get up close with beautiful birds even when you do not have a long telephoto lens – the birds sitting on perches or with their handlers will make it possible to get much, much closer than you normally would in the wild. Nevertheless, please be extremely respectful to both people and animals.

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December 23rd Activity: La Jolla Birds, Thomas Mangelsen Gallery Visit with Steven Cirone

Our last activity of the year will be bird photography with the club’s own Steven Cirone as the activity leader and coordinator. Club members and anyone who wants to join will meet on Saturday, December 23rd at 7am near the Cave Store (address: 1325 Coast Blvd, La Jolla, CA 92037 – on Google Maps, you’ll …

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