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Bedford Audubon Lecture- Restoring Puffins + Terns to the Maine Coast

Date/Time

Nov 7, 2018
07:00 PM until 09:00 PM

Description

Pete Salmansohn is the Education Coordinator for National Audubon’s Seabird Restoration Program. He will discuss the “Project Puffin” and the work of Dr. Steve Kress and his team to restore the world’s first lost seabird colony with the transplanting of Canadian puffin chicks to a former nesting island in Maine. Mr. Salmansohn will also talk about Tern restoration and some of the many challenges that face wildlife managers in a changing and dynamic eco-system.

Please join us for refreshments at 7:00 pm; lecture begins at 7:30 pm.

KATONAH VILLAGE LIBRARY

November 7, 7:30 PM

Pete Salmansohn began working for Audubon on the Maine Coast in 1980 at the Hog Island Audubon Camp and runs their eco-tourism program, narrating Audubon seabird tours during those months that the puffins are nesting on Eastern Egg Rock.  He also directs a residential program on Hog Island each July called Sharing Nature: An Educator’s Week.

 

This is a free event made possible by the generosity of the members and donors of the Bedford Audubon Society.  

Cost

Free

Location

Katonah Village Library
Katonah, NY

Additional Information

Sponsor

Bedford Audubon Society

Phone

914-232-1999

Contact name

Suzanne Cahill

Contact email

Executivedirector@bedfordaudubon.org

Region:

Bedford

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