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Kirtland’s Warbler: A Conservation Success Story, So Far – Presented by Wyncote Audubon Society

Nov 19, 2021 to Nov 19, 2021 7:30 - 8:30pm

Date: Friday, 11/19
Time: 7:30-8:30p
Age Group: Adults 18+

Program Format: Live via ZoomKirtland Warbler bird

Description: The Kirtland’s Warbler was once the most endangered songbird in North America and was among the first species to be listed under the 1973 Endangered Species Act. This warbler species has been the target of intense research and conservation efforts primarily on its Michigan breeding grounds. Dr. Joseph Wunderle reviews the history of the imperiled warbler’s recovery and the cooperative efforts of various individuals and organizations which contributed to its successful recovery. This Wyncote Audubon Society meeting is open to the public in partnership with Upper Dublin Library.

Instructor: Joseph M. Wunderle, Jr., Emeritus Research Wildlife Biologist, USDA Forest Service Dr. Wunderle has over 40 years of experience teaching and conducting research throughout the Caribbean where he focuses on avian ecology and conservation, while helping to build local conservation capacity. He recently retired after 30 years with a U.S. Forest Service research group in Puerto Rico, but he still maintains ties with the University of Puerto Rico where he assists with the graduate program.

The Wyncote Audubon Society is a Chapter of the National Audubon Society serving the nearly 2000 Audubon members who reside in major portions of Montgomery County and Philadelphia including Chestnut Hill, East Falls, Manayunk, Mt. Airy, Roxborough, North Philadelphia and Northeast Philadelphia.

Registration: Online registration required. Click here to register.

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