Published On: Sun, Jan 10th, 2016

Winter Lecture: Snowy Owls – The Ultimate Nomads

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Date(s) - 01/10/2016
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Bowman’s Hill Wildflower Preserve


Fee: Preserve Members: $8 per lecture. Non-members: $12 per lecture or purchase tickets

for the complete series and receive a 20% Discount.

Winter Lecture: Snowy Owls – The Ultimate Nomads

As Senior Research Biologist for Hawk Mountain Sanctuary, Jean Francois Therrien, Ph.D. has tracked the

movements of snowy owls throughout the Americas. He’ll share results from the Sanctuary’s research

program with an emphasis on movement and reproduction. The presentation will illustrate the field

work situations he used to monitor these highly mobile and unpredictable predatory birds throughout

consecutive years.

Jean Francois Therrien is a native of Canada who came south of the border for an academic internship at

Hawk Mountain Sanctuary in 2002.  He earned a Bachelor degree in biology at the Université de

Sherbrooke, Canada, 2003 and has a Ph.D. degree in biology from Université Laval, Canada.  He joined

Hawk Mountain Sanctuary as Senior Research Biologist in 2011.

This program is the first installment of the Preserve’s Winter Lecture Series. The program will take place

on Sunday, January  10, from 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. The fee for Preserve Members is $8 per lecture. The fee

for non-members is $12 per lecture. Seating for all lectures is general admission; arrive early to get the

seat of your choice. Advance registration is strongly encouraged. Walk-ins welcomed only as space

permits. Call (215)862-2924 to register.Special Offer: Purchase tickets for all eight lectures and save over

20%! Members: $50 (full price: $64) Non-members: $76 (full price: $96) Each ticket entitles the holder to

one admission per lecture. Purchase in advance by calling the Preserve, or purchase at the door.

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