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"The Eighty-Sixth (1987) Annual Meeting," from Nebraska Bird Review (June 1987) 55(2).
The eighty-sixth Annual Meeting was held in Valentine 15, 16, and 17 May, 1987, in conjunction with the South Dakota Ornithologists' Union. A previous joint meeting was held in Yankton, S. D. in 1959. Total attendance at some part of this meeting was 116; 6 who were members of both societies, 57 members of NOU only, 39 members of SDOU only, and 14 nonmembers. Friday night George Vandel, of the SD Game, Fish, and Parks Commission, spoke on the program, sponsored by the International Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies, for the identification and preservation of shorebird habitat. At the NOU Annual Meeting, Saturday afternoon, Thomas Labedz. Lincoln, was elected President; Ray Korpi, Bellevue, Vice-president; Mrs. Ruth Green, Bellevue, Secretary; Mrs. Alice Kenitz, Gering, Treasurer; Dr. Neva Pruess, Lincon, Librarian; and R. G. Cortelyou, Omaha, Editor. Certificates of appreciation were given to Mrs. Lana Shafer, the retiring Treasurer, for five years in that position, and, in absentia, to Gary Lingle, retiring President, for two years as Vice-president and three years as President. He was in China attending the International Crane Workshop. It was announced that the 1987 Fall Field Day will be at Halsey 3 and 4 October. The invitation of the Wildcat Audubon Society to hold the 1988 Annual Meeting in Scottsbluff/Gering was accepted. After the meeting Wayne Mollhoff reported on the status of the bird atlas project. At the banquet that evening Dr. Diana Tomback, of University of Colorado at Denver, spoke on "Clark's Nutcracker, Landscape Architect of the Subalpine".