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Washington D.C. Premiere

RETURN FLIGHT

Kevin White

MARCH
22
11:00 AM
Directed by: Kevin White
Presented with: the Friends of Patuxent
Venue: National Wildlife Visitor Center, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Patuxent Research Refuge

RETURN FLIGHT (USA, 2013, 23 min.)

There will be a live owl display outside of the Auditorium, from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon.

Washington, D.C. Premiere The Bald Eagle was once an important avian predator in the Channel Islands, a group of islands just off the coast of Southern California. In the early 1960s, the Bald Eagle disappeared from the islands due to egg collecting, hunting and extensive DDT contamination in the marine environment. Narrated by Peter Coyote, the film chronicles the work of a dedicated team of biologists that has been working tirelessly for decades to restore the Bald Eagle back to the Channel Island. Written, directed and produced by Kevin White.

Introduced by Brad Knudsen, Patuxent Research Refuge Manager

12:00 noon
Presentation by Steve Huy, Project SNOWstorm / Co-director Project Owlnet followed by discussion. Steve Huy will discuss some of the results of Project SNOWstorm, which is a collaborative research effort by Project Owlnet and independent researchers and organizational partners. The groups are working together to learn more about the historic snowy owl irruption of 2013-14.

Ticket/Reservation Info:

FREE. No reservations required.

National Wildlife Visitor Center
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Patuxent Research Refuge
Auditorium
10901 Scarlet Tanager Loop, Laurel, Md.

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