Hudson River Audubon Society of Westchester

Our own Michael Bochnik honored at the Spring State Council Meeting

    During the Saturday evening dinner of the Audubon Council of New York State spring 2007 meeting, Michael Bochnik received the Norman Stotz Award, recognizing his outstanding commitment to the both his Chapter and the Audubon mission. He received a framed Audubon print of a Snowy Egret and was applauded by everyone.

    Michael has been involved with Audubon for nearly 30 years. He became the youngest president of his chapter; then named the Yonkers Audubon Society. He filled many chapter roles over the years including; Field Trip Chair and leader; Newsletter Editor, Treasurer, Membership Chair, Council delegate for his chapter, and initiated the Lenoir Hawk Watch.

    He continually returned as President and was instrumental in expanding the chapter before it was renamed The Hudson River Audubon Society of Westchester. He became a board member of the Audubon Council of New York State and served as chair of the Wildlife Committee. He is a long-time organizer of the Bronx-Westchester Christmas Bird Count and served as
regional organizer for New York State's second Breeding Bird Atlas. He also continues as a regional editor for the "Kingbird."

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