What are you doing on September 22, 2012? If you will find yourself in the Delaware area, consider registering for the Mid-Atlantic Young Birder Conference, to be held at the Ashland Nature Center in Hockessin, Delaware, sponsored by the American Birding Association and Leica Sport Optics.
Featured guest speakers include Marie McGee, the 2012 ABA Young Birder of the Year; and Bill Thompson III, Editor of Bird Watcher's Digest and author of the Young Birders Guide to the Birds of Eastern North American, among other great publications.
Registration is only $15 for ABA members ($25 for non-members), which includes all sessions, field trips, and a catered lunch. More details about the event, including registration information, are available here.