For those of you in the Southern California area —
A Special Presentation Honoring Janet Hamber – Trailblazer for Women in Science
5:00-9:00pm – Saturday, March 18th Libbey Bowl – Ojai, CA Free!
Plus Dolly – LA Zoo’s Ambassador Condor
Plus The Condor’s Shadow Documentary
Janet Hamber began her field research on the California condor in the 1970’s as a biologist at the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History. A true Trailblazer for Women in Science and a remarkable inspiration for generations of conservationists on this 50th anniversary of the very first endangered species list.
The Condor’s Shadow is an engaging year-in-the-life film that follows a feisty condor named Pitashi and biologist Joseph Brandt of the Ventura-based USFWS California Condor Recovery Program.
The film will help you appreciate the challenges of restoring a species that came so very close to extinction. (55 Minute PBS version) Film trailer: http://www.theCondorsShadow.com
Post-screening Q&A with Jan Hamber & California Condor Recovery Team Biologists
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