Importance of the Chat Line

To: canberrabirds <>
Subject: Importance of the Chat Line
From: David Rees <>
Date: Wed, 4 Dec 2019 05:59:13 +0000

The chat line has been and is a useful resource for people in the Canberra region.

We need to ensure we are decent to each other and 'play the ball not the person'  where differences of opinion exist.

Increasingly however there are other ways to share stuff with others of similar interest, e.g. Facebook groups.  I wonder if the chat line is loosing its diversity of contributors and watchers, especially the young.  Something for its custodians to consider perhaps?


On 4/12/2019 11:06 am, Jean Casburn wrote:

Dear COG members

This chat line is a very important glue to keep us together and a very important source of expertise and assistance to new birders.  Even if we do get things wrong occasionally!

So can we please try to forgive each other our trespasses and be kind?


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