The Migratory Bird Treaty: A 100-Year Celebration
The Iowa Raptor Project, The University of Iowa Office of Sustainability, and The University of Iowa Museum of Natural History are excited to present The Migratory Bird Treaty: a 100-year celebration, a lecture and discussion featuring:
- Dr. Stan Temple, conservation biologist, Senior Fellow at the Aldo Leopold Foundation, and Emeritus Professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison
- Joe Price, Iowa Blues Hall of Famer and Falconer whose Red-tailed Hawk from Black Hawk County ("Drifter") was the first successfully artifically inseminated bird of prey in the world
- Charity Nebbe, host of "Talk of Iowa" on Iowa Public Radio
Part 1: A lecture by Dr. Stan Temple about the Migratory Bird Treaty, recounting the first century of migratory bird protection and speculating about the future.
Part 2: A discussion and Q&A with Dr. Temple and Joe Price, facilitated by Charity Nebbe, about their work in the 1970s to bring back raptor populations in the post-DDT era.
Part 3: Open House in the Hageboeck Hall of Birds. Meet Dr. Temple and Joe at the post-lecture discussion while enjoying the amazing avian collection in the University of Iowa Museum of Natural History.
This event is free and open to the public.