State of Montana Birds

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Monday, January 14, 2019 - 6:30pm
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Location:  Hope Lutheran Church


Cost:  Free and open to the public


Details"State of Montana Birds"  _presented by Amy Seaman, Conservation Program Manager for Montana Audubon.  Montana’s habitat is diverse and filled with 433 species of birds.  From Montana’s Rocky Mountain peaks in the West to its Great Plains in the East, Montana Audubon is working to conserve these natural ecosystems and safeguard its biological diversity.  Join Amy Seaman, Conservation Program Manager, of Montana Audubon, as she gives us a glimpse of the State of Montana Birds and bird conservation work across Montana.  Including, the citizen science efforts focusing on the Long-billed Curlew Initiative, Black Swift research in Glacier, and the annual Breeding Bird Surveys. The 66th Montana Legislature will convene in January 2019.  Montana Audubon will once again take a leading role into researching, strategizing, testifying, and lobbying on bills that affect Montana’s wildlife, habitat, and critical environmental laws. Amy will address Montana Audubon’s present challenges and successes in passing numerous pieces of legislation to protect wildlife species and habitat.

Amy Seaman came to Montana Audubon in 2013. She works on our Important Bird Area (IBA) Program and myriad other bird conservation projects. In 2015, Amy became our lead lobbyist at the 2015 Montana Legislative session in Helena. Amy earned her M.S in Biology in 2012 at the University of Nevada, Reno, studying the ecology of olfaction and foraging rodents in the Eastern Sierras. Her teaching experiences are varied, but include several semesters assisting field ornithology. Avian studies have been a focal point for Amy, taking her to Montana locations such as the Madison and Missouri Rivers, Charles M. Russell NWR, Bitterroot Valley, and Bridger Ridge. She also studied widely in Nevada.

Sacajawea Audubon Society programs are free and open to the public. Our programs feature a special guest speaker the 2nd Monday of each month, September through May, at Hope Lutheran Church, 2152 W. Graf (off of S. 19th).  Join Us For A Speciel Announcement During Our 6:30PM  Social Time Prior to the Program - bring a champagne glass.  Program begins at 7:00 pm.




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