Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Piping Plover Seminar Tonight

Inland Seas Education Association (ISEA) will host ornithologist and naturalist Alice Van Zoren at a free public seminar on Tuesday, August 27th at 7:00 p.m.  Ms. Van Zoren will discuss her work involving piping plover population recovery on Lake Michigan. The event will take place at the ISEA Education Center, 100 Dame Street, Suttons Bay, MI.

Alice Van Zoren is a free-lance naturalist based in Leelanau County, with a degree from University of Michigan. Van Zoren currently works with Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore on their piping plover monitoring program. Piping plovers are an endangered shorebird, with only 50-60 nesting pairs in the Great Lakes area, and less than 5,000 individuals worldwide. Please call ISEA with any questions. No reservations needed. 

For Information call 231-271-3077.

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