Snowy Plover Session in Gold Beach

January 11, 2017 - 1:00 PM
Curry Public Library
94341 3rd St.
Gold Beach, OR

Snowy plover.  Photo by Cathy Tronquet.
Snowy plover. Photo by Cathy Tronquet.

The Kalmiopsis Audubon Society is sponsoring a talk by Dan Elbert of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, “Learn about Snowy Plovers,” on Wednesday, January 11, 1 p.m. in the Curry Public Library, 94341 3rd St. in Gold Beach.

Elbert will give a presentation at these small, rare shorebirds that nest on remote Oregon beaches.  He will discuss the cultural and natural history of these birds with their unique life stories (shorebirds that are full-time Oregon residents and nest on the beaches), ongoing recovery efforts, and upcoming opportunities to help with citizen science.  Elbert will discuss an upcoming plover survey, Jan. 20-26, for which volunteers are needed.

The event is free.  Refreshments will be served.