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Virtual Speaker Series

Presented by National Aviary at National Aviary, Pittsburgh PA

Jan 07 2021
Virtual Speaker Series

Experts work to relocate threatened birds to snake-free islands, develop education programs to engage citizens of the Mariana Islands in the conservation of their native birds, and establish healthy populations to ensure species’ survival.

In just a few decades, the island of Guam lost nearly all of its native bird species to an invasive species: the Brown Tree Snake. Now, conservationists are planning ahead to protect bird species in the neighboring Mariana Islands. Join Kurt Hundgen, Director of Animal Collections at the National Aviary, to learn about this international effort, known as the Marianas Avifauna Conservation Program. Experts work to relocate threatened birds to snake-free islands, develop education programs to

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