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Restoring Endangered Seabirds: Lessons from Puffins & Terns
April 28, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm$6 – $14
The Cleveland Museum of Natural History invites you to the 2016-2017 Explorer Series, connecting you to today’s leaders of scientific discovery. Join us as we welcome experts, explorers and adventurers and listen as they illuminate breakthroughs and challenges facing the world of natural history, natural science, human health and sustainability.
Dr. Stephen Kress, Vice-President for Bird Conservation, National Audubon Society and Director, Seabird Restoration Program & Hog Island Camp
In a world where humans have decimated seabird populations, a beacon of hope shines from recent efforts to restore puffin and tern populations on Maine islands. Learn how methods for restoring puffins and terns are helping rare seabird species worldwide and how new tracking technology is revealing ocean habitats that are essential to seabird conservation.
William and Nancy Klamm Memorial Lecture
5:30pm – Doors open. Enjoy complimentary light appetizers, a cash bar and live music. Museum exhibitions, galleries and store are open. Meals are available for purchase at Exploration: A Zack Bruell Restaurant, located off the main lobby.
7pm – Presentation begins in auditorium, followed by questions and answers.
$8 special event parking in the Museum garage.