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Gary Langham on Birds & Climate Change

Thursday Sept. 18 – San Francisco

 

This month National Audubon released a landmark report on how climate change will affect 588 species of North American birds. Many of the Bay Area’s most beloved species are at risk, including American Avocets, Long-billed Curlews, Allen’s Hummingbirds, Common Loons, and more. At the same time, we have the potential to make the  Bay Area into a climate “stronghold” with welcoming habitat that can help birds survive the coming changes.

Come hear Gary Langham, Chief Scientist for National Audubon, talk about this report and what it means for Bay Area birds as well as people. Seven years in the making, the report draws on more than four decades of data from Christmas Bird Counts and breeding bird surveys, as well as leading climate science. We are incredibly fortunate to have Gary on hand to discuss this new study in person. Come early since we expect this to be a very well-attended event.

Date: Thursday September 18

Time: 7 p.m. refreshments, 7:30 speaker

Place: First Unitarian Universalist Church & Center, 1187 Franklin Street (at Geary), San Francisco

Cost: Free for members, $5 for non-members

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