Available online via live-stream, The Nature Conservancy and Detroit Public Television will present a panel of experts and video segments to explore these challenges and the solutions facing our feathered friends.
The program will live-stream on GreatLakesNow.org onTuesday, May 6th from 1 p.m. - 2 p.m. Preview videos are available on YouTube, here and here.
Author, blogger, columnist, educator and birding expert Sharon Sorenson will join the show as a special guest. Sorenson will illuminate how we all can be better hosts for birds in our backyards and around the world.
The program will be hosted by veteran journalist Christy McDonald and moderated by The Nature Conservancy’s Dr. Patrick Doran, director of conservation for Michigan.
· John Hartig, refuge manager of the Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge and board member of the Detroit Riverfront Conservancy
· Melinda Pruett-Jones, former director of Chicago Wilderness and first-ever director of American Ornithologists’ Union.
In advance of the program, The Nature Conservancy will host a Twitter chat on Friday, May 2 at 1 p.m. using #glbirds. More information about the Great Lakes’ migratory birds, visithttp://nature.org/glbirds.