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Marblehead Neck Wildlife Sanctuary for Birds and People, Presented by Dr. Amy Weidensaul of Mass. Audubon

March 30 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

To attend in person, please register in advance for his meeting here.

To attend via Zoom, please register in advance for this meeting here.

This talk is part of the public reception for Marblehead Conservation History Exhibit.

The Marblehead Conservancy invites all members, friends, and others to its Annual Meeting on Wednesday, March 30th at 7:00 pm. This meeting is co-hosted by the Marblehead Conservancy and the Abbot Public Library and is available with limited seating in the library’s Meeting Room and online via Zoom for remote participation. Pre-registration is required (see note below). A brief business meeting begins at 6:45 pm, followed by a presentation, “Marblehead Neck Wildlife Sanctuary for Birds and People,” by our guest speaker, Dr. Amy Weidensaul of Mass. Audubon.

Mass. Audubon owns and manages the Marblehead Neck Wildlife Sanctuary and is the steward for more than 36,000 acres of land in Massachusetts. The organization has more than 21 nature centers in its 58 wildlife sanctuaries. Dr. Weidensaul will provide an overview of Mass Audubon statewide programs and initiatives. She will discuss the history of acquiring the Marblehead Neck Wildlife Sanctuary and its importance to the community and wildlife. The Sanctuary provides an oasis for birds, especially during spring and fall migrations. Swamp, thicket, and woodlands provide critical habitat for 250 species of birds.

This program will be hybrid, offered in person and on Zoom. To attend in person, please register in advance for his meeting here. To attend via Zoom, please register in advance for this meeting here. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Dr. Amy Weidensaul

Dr. Weidensaul came to Mass. Audubon in 2018 from her role as Deputy Director for Conservation and Education for Audubon in Pennsylvania. Her earlier roles included overseeing the conservation and education programs for the National Audubon Society state program, Director of the Shehan Audubon Center, and manager of the Patterson Park Audubon Center in Baltimore, MD. She earned her PhD in Environmental Studies at Antioch University, focusing on long-term impacts of youth environmental education, and has served on statewide councils and programs in Pennsylvania.

Details

Date:
March 30
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Event Category:

Organizer

Library Director

Venue

Meeting Room
235 Pleasant Street
Marblehead, 01945
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