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September 2018

Jason Gregg Presents: Working to Prevent Migratory Bird Slaughter in the Mediterranean

September 25 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Brooklyn Public Library Central Branch, 10 Grand Army Plaza
Brooklyn, NY 11238 United States
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For the past two years, Jason Gregg has traveled with the Committee Against Bird Slaughter to join other activists in the fight against widespread poaching of migratory birds in Cyprus, Italy, and Spain. Each year, twenty-five million birds are killed by poachers in the Mediterranean area. Jason J. Gregg is a conservation biologist and activist based in the United States. He has worked with Point Blue Conservation Science, the Bird Conservancy of the Rockies, the Peregrine Fund as well as…

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October 2018

Bobby Horvath presents WINORR: Wildlife in Need of Rescue and Rehabilitation

October 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Brooklyn Public Library Central Branch, 10 Grand Army Plaza
Brooklyn, NY 11238 United States
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Wildlife in Need of Rescue and Rehabilitation (WINORR) is a non-profit, volunteer organization serving New York City, Nassau, and Western Suffolk Counties. They provide professional care for sick, injured, and orphaned wildlife. WINORR rescues and cares for wild animals received through the Department of Environmental Conservation, local police, animal hospitals, humane societies, animal control, as well as the general public. The state and federal governments license us to provide this service. In addition to rehabilitation, WINORR also provides information and…

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November 2018

John Connors Presents: Chimney Swifts and People

November 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Brooklyn Public Library Central Branch, 10 Grand Army Plaza
Brooklyn, NY 11238 United States
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A Chimney Swift is an enigmatic little bird that spends almost its entire life airborne. When it lands, it can’t perch—it clings to vertical walls inside chimneys or in hollow trees or caves. This species has suffered sharp declines as chimneys fall into disuse. John Connors is a naturalist, environmental educator and one of the leaders in Wake Audubon’s on-going effort to educate the public about Chimney Swifts. John recently retired from the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences. In…

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