Program

Ask a Bird Scientist!

An Event Hosted by the Free Public Library of Philadelphia

Friday, February 26, 2021
6:00pm - 7:00pm Eastern Online Event

Ask a Bird Scientist!

February 26, 2021

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Join us for a live interview and Q+A with local bird expert Keith Russell!

Children will have the opportunity to ask Mr. Russell questions about birds, what he does as a real-life scientist, and what it's like to be a Black birder in Philadelphia.  Join us live via Crowdcast.  Click here to save a spot   https://www.crowdcast.io/e/ask-a-bird-scientist/register

Keith Russell is the Program Manager for Urban Conservation for Audubon Pennsylvania.  Based in Philadelphia, he works on a variety of bird conservation issues including bird collisions with man-made structures, birds and nocturnal lights, non-native plants, and migration stopover habitat.  His work has used eductation, monitoring, research, advocacy, and habitat restoration to improve conditions for birds in ways that have also broadened engagement in the environmental movement. In 2016 he was the recipient of the American Birding Association's Ludlow Griscom Award for Outstanding Contributions to Regional Ornithology.

This program is best for children in grade 3 and up.

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