Annual General Meeting

AGM Online with ZOOM – Saturday July, 25th

AGM Schedule

9-9:30am        Arrival, Meet & Greet Gathering – River Community Social
9:30-10am     “Outdoor” Program: Shout-outs by Local Dignitaries
10-11:15am     TIA’s AGM Meeting: TIA Business & Updates, Speakers


Our 2020 Speakers will show you

“Views of Life On and Near the River”

What Good Are Grasslands? A tour of Grassland habitats by Charles R. Smith, Ph.D., Naturalist, Conservationist

Charles R. (“Charlie”) Smith is a naturalist, educator, and conservationist, who retired from Cornell University in 2012. He earned his Ph.D. in wildlife ecology from Cornell University and went on to hold various administrative capacities at the Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology, including Executive Director. He published Butterflies and Moths of The Smokies in 2019, co-authored with one of his former students, Elizabeth Domingue.  He is a Life Member of the Tennessee Ornithological Society and the Wilson Ornithological Society and a Lifetime Member of the Great Smoky Mountains Association.  Locally, he serves on the preserve Management Committee of the Finger Lakes Land Trust and served sixteen years on the Town of Dryden Conservation Board. 

My personal ‘Gateway To The 1000 Islands’ a Photographic tour of River Life by John N. Street

John N. Street is a 4th generation 1000 Islander who visits his family’s cottage on Bostwick Island every year along with his wife Melissa and their two daughters. Many of you know John’s parents Bob & Paula Street who have been full-time May-to-October cottagers for the past 20 years. 12 years ago John’s interest in visual imagery and passion for outdoor adventure led him to purchase his first DSLR camera and he has been an avid photo enthusiast ever since. 

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