“Why Birds Collide with Glass and How We Can Stop Them.”

Date/Time
Wed, Apr 18 , 2018
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Location
Beth El Synagogue
5225 Barry Street W,
St. Louis Park, MN 55416

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American Bird Conservancy expert Dr. Christine Sheppard is director of the Glass Collisions Program at the American Bird Conservancy in Virginia. There she researches avian visual ecology in order to evaluate and develop effective solutions to reduce bird mortality.

Dr. Sheppard will discuss strategies for reducing bird mortality and offer recommendations on retrofitting U.S. Bank Stadium to make it safer for birds.

This is the second of three presentations addressing retrofit options for the stadium.

Dr. Sheppard recently published a revised, second edition of her Bird-Friendly Building Design. She also helped create San Francisco’s Standards for Bird-safe Buildings and was part of the team that developed USGBC LEED Pilot Credit 55: Reducing Bird Mortality.

Where: Beth El Synagogue, 5225 Barry Street W, St. Louis Park, MN.

When: Wednesday April 18  6:30 p.m.

Free: The event is free and open to the public, with a suggested donation of $5.

Sponsors:  a coalition of bird conservation groups including Audubon Chapter of Minneapolis, Minnesota Citizens for the Protection of Migratory Birds, and Friends of the Roberts Bird Sanctuary.