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Watching birds, protecting habitat, connecting with nature

JUNE MEETING – PRESENTED ON ZOOM

Date: Tue. Jun 8, 2021 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

“The Migratory Shorebird Project:  Connecting Communities
"of the Americas Through Research for Conservation”
Presented by:  Matthew Reiter, PhD.
Tuesday, June 8,  7:00 PM

presentationDr. Matthew Reiter is Research Director and quantitative ecologist with Point Blue Conservation Science. Dr. Reiter’s work is focused on the ecology and conservation of migratory waterbirds and their wetland habitats, to understand the impacts of threats such as habitat loss and climate change across broad migratory landscapes. He leads projects from studying beneficial agriculture practices for birds to using satellites to track distribution of water in the Central Valley, to developing and implementing a coordinated research and monitoring network for migratory shorebirds from Canada to Chile to identify conservation priorities. Dr. Reiter received an M.S. and Ph.D. in Wildlife Ecology from the University of Minnesota and has been at Point Blue since 2009.  Photo credit: Corey Gregory

Please register for this Zoom event at: http://bit.ly/junesas

Preregistration is required and is limited to 100 attendees. Please only one registrant per household. After you register you will receive an email with the link to sign in at the time of the event. Questions? Please contact carlajhelm@comcast.net.

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If you missed the excellent May 11th presentation about avian ecological research and conservation in the SE Peruvian Amazon by Dr. Ursula Valdez, the recording can be viewed here: https://youtu.be/fua5akE9B1o 

 

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Skagit Audubon Society holds monthly meetings on the second Tuesday of each month except for the months of July and August. We meet at 7:00 pm at Padilla Bay Interpretive Center(Google map), 10441 Bayview-Edison Rd. Mount Vernon. Meetings are open to all.

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