Thank You for Your Support: The Messenger Documentary and EnviroFair-Cleveland Museum of Natural History Sept 2016
Thanks to members Terry and Joanne Gorges and volunteer Megan Taylor for staffing the Western Cuyahoga Audubon display, connecting with exhibiting organizations, and getting the word out about Chapter programs to film audiences!
The documentary, The Messenger, shown at The Cleveland Museum of Natural History on Wednesday, September 28, 2016 attracted a nice crowd who not only viewed the film, but had the opportunity to speak with representatives from 22 organizations who shared information on taking action to protect migratory songbirds. See Related Story
Brooklyn Centre Naturalists, The Nature Center at Shaker Lakes, Natural Areas Division of The Cleveland Museum of Natural History, and Lake Erie Nature and Science Center all participated with information.
The Ohio Ornithological Society as well as the Ohio Bird Conservation Initiative and Mr. Owen Lockhart, working with ornithologist Dr. Andy Jones at the Museum, brought to light information about birds and the dangers they face in the world.
Above: Photos from The Messenger Documentary & EnviroFair Event Photo Album on Flickr here.
Ms. Laura Gooch shared her recordings of the night flight calls of songbirds passing over the Cleveland area.
The City of Cleveland – Office of Sustainability stressed what is being done in Cleveland to make the city more sustainable and green.
The architect firm Bialosky Cleveland in partnership with Walker Glass displayed information about bird-friendly buildings, especially glass windows which can be extremely deadly to migratory species.
Lastly, the Just Cats Veterinary Clinic shared information about keeping cats indoors, better for cat’s health and better for wildlife.
Thanks go out to members Terry and Joanne Gorges and volunteer Megan Taylor for staffing the Western Cuyahoga Audubon display. They interacted with many of the film visitors and had the opportunity to connect with other organizations. Great to get the word out!
This event was sponsored by Great Lakes Brewing Company.
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