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Wildlife Rescue: Lessons from the Gulf Oil Spill

Thursday, September 13, 2012 @ 7:00 PM-8:00 PM

Photo courtesy AP/Alex Brandon

Featured Speaker: Dr. Erica Miller, University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine, Tri-State Bird Rescue & Research, Inc., http://wwwtristatebird.org

In 2010, one of the worst oil spills in history occurred in the Gulf of Mexico. This tragic event led to the creation of emergency response hospitals where over 50 species of birds were stabilized, cleaned, rehabilitated and released.

Photo courtesy Tri-State Bird Rescue & Research, Inc.

Join Tri-State Bird Rescue & Research wildlife veterinarian, Dr. Erica Miller, as we explore wildlife rehabilitation centers, long-term recovery of wildlife in the Gulf, and how Tri-State led a team of colleagues in creating emergency response during the BP-Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

BPRE Breeding Photo: Rehabilitated brown pelicans released on Little Egg Island Bar. Photo courtesy of Georgia Department of Natural Resources

To be held at:

Saint Louis Science Center (lower level) May Hall

Parking is FREE in the Science Center Lot.

FREE & OPEN to ALL. Recommended for high-school-age students and adults.

SPACE is LIMITED. Registration required. For more information, or to register, CLICK HERE, or call 314.533.8586.

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Date:
Thursday, September 13, 2012
Time:
7:00 PM-8:00 PM
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