Dr. James D. Paruk will share stories and lessons from his latest publication Loon Lessons: Uncommon Encounters with the Great Northern Diver, inspired by over 23 years of researching the Common Loon species across North America. Learn about the evolutionary and ecological history of a bird that has become synonymous with Maine. Dr. Paruk’s book culminates in the first detailed scientific account of this species in thirty years; his talk will be both informative and entertaining for bird and nature lovers alike!
Currently a senior scientist at the Biodiversity Research Institute’s Loon Center for Conservation, Dr. Paruk has studied Common Loons for over 23 years.
Dr. James D. Paruk, Professor of Biology, Saint Joseph’s College of Maine
September 15, 6 – 7 pm (in person)
Free, preregistration is required (in-person)