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Amazing Avian Adaptations (in 2 parts) Workshop & Walking Tour Sessions
Thursday, September 8, 2016 @ 6:30 PM-8:00 PM
Registration for both sessions is required. Free to the first 5 registrants. COST is $22 per person thereafter. OPEN to ALL. Space is limited. Junior Academy Members, middle and high school students welcome. Register below!
Featured Speaker: Jim Jordan, Environmental Educator/Interpreter; Director of Programs, AIM High St. Louis
From the dainty bill of a wood warbler to the long neck and legs of the herons, bird adaptations enthrall and delight and leave you shaking your head in amazement. This two-session program introduces you to the reasons why birds fly, how they communicate and express themselves, and the anatomy and physiology behind their senses and lifestyles. The first evening is a classroom presentation and lab followed by a Saturday morning Zoo bird walking tour (one mile over rolling paved paths).
Session One: Thursday, Sept 8, 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. @ the Center of Clayton
50 Gay Avenue,
St. Louis, MO 63105 + Google Map
Session Two: Saturday, Sept 10, 8:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. @ the Saint Louis Zoo
1 Government Drive,
St. Louis, MO, 63110 + Google Map
Amazing Avian Adaptations is an On Science Series partnership of The Academy of Science – St. Louis and OASIS St. Louis.