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Promise and Peril of Migration: How Technology can Mitigate Threats to Migratory Birds

  • Class Type: Personal Enrichment
  • Location: Kearney
  • Start Date: October 04, 2022
  • Time: 6 - 7:30 p.m.

This program will focus on bird migration, the hardships birds face while traveling great distances, and recent advances in science and conservation that aim to protect them during this critical period in their life cycle. To demonstrate this conservation issue, Amanda Hegg, conservation program associate at Audubon’s Rowe Sanctuary, will highlight a new type of ultraviolet-light technology designed to deter cranes from colliding with power lines as they stop to rest and refuel during their spring migration at the sanctuary.

CODE: AVOR 9450 CKE11

Class Details

  • Instructor: Amanda Hegg from Rowe Sanctuary
  • Cost: $25
  • Address:
    1215 30th Ave.
  • Location: CCC-Kearney

Contact

For more information or to register, contact Lauren Ramirez-Wenburg at 308-338-4008; toll-free in Nebraska at 1-877-222-0780, ext. 4008; or by email at laurenramirezwenburg@cccneb.edu.

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