Please join us on April 18 for a presentation by national bird-glass
collision expert Dr. Christine Sheppard, who will speak on "Why Birds
Collide with Glass and How We Can Stop Them".


Dr. Sheppard is director of the Glass Collisions Program at the American
Bird Conservancy in Virginia, where she researches avian visual ecology in
order to evaluate and develop effective solutions to reduce bird mortality.
She will discuss strategies for reducing bird mortality and will offer
recommendations on retrofitting U.S. Bank Stadium -- which she will be
visiting earlier that day -- to make it safer for birds. This is the second
of three presentations addressing retrofit options for the stadium.


Dr. Sheppard's presentation will be held at Beth El Synagogue, 5225 Barry
Street W, St. Louis Park, MN, on Wednesday, April 18, 2018, at 6:30 p.m. The
event is free and open to the public, with a suggested donation of $5. It is
sponsored by a coalition of bird conservation groups including Audubon
Chapter of Minneapolis, Minnesota Citizens for the Protection of Migratory
Birds, and Friends of Roberts Bird Sanctuary.


For more information, or to share it with others who may be interested, here
is a link to the event on the Audubon Chapter of Minneapolis Facebook page:


If you have questions, please send me an email at . We
hope to see you on April 18!


Stephen Greenfield


Friends of Roberts Bird Sanctuary

Audubon Chapter of Minneapolis


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