Name: 2018 Year of the Bird – Weekend Celebration April 6 @ 8:00 am - April 7 @ 5:00 pm
Date: April 6, 2018 - April 7, 2018
Schoodic Institute’s Bird Ecology Program invites the public to a special celebratory weekend to honor 2018, the Year of the Bird and celebrate the passage of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act, the most important bird-protection law ever passed. Conservation organizations worldwide are joining forces to celebrate the “ Year of the Bird” to focus on the act and to commit to protecting birds for the next 100 years. Reservations are required, call: Michelle at: 207-288-1356 DINNER: Friday, April 6, 2018 at 5:30 PM in Schooner Commons on the Institute campus. LECTURE: ‘The ABC’s of Birding – The Birds of Aruba, Bonaire, and Curacao” begins at 7:00 PM in Moore Auditorium on the Institute campus. This presentation is FREE and open to the public. Authors Jeff and Allison Wells will present. Jeffrey V. Wells, Ph.D., is one of the nation’s leading bird experts and conservation biologists. Allison Childs Wells is Senior Director of Public Affairs at the Natural Resources Council of Maine. BREAKFAST: Saturday, April 7, 2018 at 7:00 – 8:00 AM in Schooner Commons on the Institute campus. MORNING BIRD TOUR: Saturday, April 7, 2018. 8:30 – 10:30 AM. Depart from Schooner Commons on the Institute campus. LODGING: Private two bedroom apartment one room with a queen bed, one room with two twin beds, full bath, kitchen, living and dining rooms. For prices and reservations, please go to: https://www.schoodicinstitute.org/event/2018-year-bird-weekend-celebration/ or call: 207-288-1356.