Saturday, August 31, 6 a.m.-1 p.m., Shorebird Photography 101. Members $85; Nonmembers $95. A late summer morning learning how to photograph some of the most accessible bird species in the state. Learn how to watch bird behavior and frame a shot, and what to look for when searching for photography locations. Exact locations visited will depend on where the birds are and weather conditions. Expect to get low to the ground in potentially wet conditions. Leaders: Matt Bell and Joe Cala. 860-767-0660.