Save the Date – Our 2024 Annual Seattle Update

Please join us at Town Hall Seattle on the evening of Tuesday, April 23.

Our seabird research on Cooper Island, off Arctic Alaska, will have its 50th field season this summer! Even more unprecedented than the length of George Divoky’s study is our documentation of the colony’s response to the reductions in Arctic sea ice. The study colony of Mandt’s Black Guillemot has been reduced to less than 25 pairs, from 225 pairs in 1989. Join us to hear about an exciting 2023 field season and plans for celebrating our 50th Anniversary in 2025. We will also be showing a trailer for a documentary film on the Cooper Island research that will be released later this year.

We look forward to seeing old and new friends in the Seattle area who can attend in person, but are also glad the presentation will be available as a livestream on our YouTube channel.

The evening will begin with an in-person reception starting at 6 pm with light fare, beverages and conversation, followed by an in-person and virtual presentation at 7 pm. Attendance at Town Hall is free and no registration is needed.

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We hope to see you there!

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