september, 2021

08sep7:00 pm8:00 pmNaturalist Hour - The Epic Migrations of Birds

Event Details

Travel on a hemispheric journey with Georgetown Environment Initiative Director, Dr. Pete Marra, to discover the unknown migrations of the birds, the latest technologies used for bird tracking, and why it’s up to us to uncover the secrets of bird biology to protect these marvelous species. Migratory birds are the Olympians of the natural world – traveling extreme distances, flying at night in flocks of tens of thousands of individuals, and moving through treacherous terrain with untold obstacles threatening their every move. Explore the question of why more than 50% of North America’s migratory species are declining at unprecedented rates.

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Time

(Wednesday) 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EST

Location

Woodend Nature Sanctuary

8940 Jones Mill Road, Chevy Chase, MD 20815, USA