Jayhawk Audubon Society March Program
March 23, 2015 - 7:30 p.m. - Free to the public
Trinity Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall, 1245 New Hampshire, Lawrence, KS
Stan Senner, National Audubon Society's Director of Bird Conservation for the Pacific Flyway, will present "Energy, Birds and Wilderness in the Arctic." Mr. Senner will discuss the global importance of Arctic Alaska for birds and wilderness values, as well as conflicts with energy and other industrial development. He will outline Audubon's conservation objectives in Arctic Alaska, President Obama's recent announcements about the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge and offshore drilling in the Arctic Ocean, and how the public can help.
Mr. Senner, a native Kansan, has been the former Director of Audubon Alaska and has worked for the Wilderness Society; the U.S. House of Representatives during passage of the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act; as Director of Hawk Mountain in Pennsylvania; and started National Audubon's first ever Important Bird Areas project in Pennsylvania. Recently he was Director of Conservation Science for the Ocean Conservancy focusing on offshore drilling in Arctic waters and the restoration following the Deepwater Horizon disaster in the Gulf of Mexico.
Optional dinner with Stan Senner - 5:00 p.m.
at Panda & Plum Garden, 1500 W. 6th St, Lawrence, KS 66044
The program is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be provided.