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September 14, 2023
A Wing and a Prayer: The Race to Save our Vanishing Birds

ONSITE | Thursday, September 14, 6 - 7:30 p.m.

Led by authors Anders and Beverly Gyllenhaal

Free ($15 Suggested Donation)

Registration Required

BREG Elective | BRN Elective | NCEE Criteria II


A Wing and a Prayer is the story of a band of scientists, birders, hunters and ranchers working to save birds set against the loss of a third of North America’s bird populations in the past 50 years. Avid birders by avocation and veteran journalists by vocation, Anders and Beverly Gyllenhaal traveled over 25,000 miles in a refashioned Airstream, finding inspiring and encouraging rescue missions all across the hemisphere, but they also discovered how much more can and must be done to halt the dramatic declines. In this impassioned talk, they walk us through the steps any one of us can take to contribute to saving our imperiled bird populations.

Copies of A Wing and a Prayer will be available for purchase that evening through Malaprop’s Bookstore for the authors to sign. Participants can stay after to enjoy ArborEvenings in the garden!

Anders and Beverly Gyllenhaal are veteran journalists who’ve worked for decades as reporters and editors. Beverly was a feature writer, then food editor, and finally syndicated columnist and cookbook author. Anders was an investigative reporter at The Miami Herald, then went on to lead newsrooms in Raleigh, Minneapolis, Miami and Washington.

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September 14, 2023


Free ($15 Suggested Donation)

Registration Required

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