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The Life and Legacy of the Passenger Pigeon

Speaker: Joel Greenberg, Adjunct Scholar, Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum and the 
Chicago Academy of Sciences.
Date: Wednesday, October 8, 2014
Time: 7:00 P.M.
Location: 207 Lafayette Hall. Entrance at the rear of the Old Mill building on 
the UVM campus.
Sponsors: Green Mountain Audubon Society and the Birds of Vermont Museum

Passenger Pigeons numbered in the billions in the 19th century, yet by 1914 they 
were extinct. In this program author and naturalist Joel Greenberg will recount 
the story of the Passenger Pigeon's demise as described in his excellent book A 
Feathered River Across the Sky: The Passenger Pigeon's Flight to Extinction. 
This lecture will highlight the important lessons the Passenger Pigeon's story 
presents for those of us living in the 21st century.

This program is free and open to the public. However, donations would be 
appreciated to defray the cost of the program.

Bruce MacPherson
GMAS










 


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