Unless otherwise noted, all lectures are free and open to the public. This series has been made possible by the support of Claude and Lucienne Bloch.

Lectures are held at Reidy Hall at the Unitarian Church of All Souls, located on Lexington Avenue between 79th and 80th streets in Manhattan (Google Map)


[b][i]One More Warbler[/b][/i][br]© The University of Texas PressOne More Warbler
© The University of Texas Press

By Victor Emanuel
Thursday, December 7, 7pm

Victor Emanuel, the founder of VENT, the largest avian ecotourism company on earth, shares his journey from inspired youth to world’s top birder in his recently released book, One More Warbler. For our lecture series, this master raconteur will share some of his biggest adventures, rarest finds, and the people who mentored and encouraged his passion along the way.


[b]Joanna Burger with Great Egret[/b]Joanna Burger with Great Egret

By Joanna Burger
Wednesday, January 24, 7pm

Rutgers professor and scientist Joanna Burger is a behavioral ecologist whose primary interests are in the adaptive significance of social behavior in vertebrates, ecological risk, and biomonitoring. She is also the author of several books for lay naturalists on birds, butterflies, parrots, and pine snakes. For our lecture, Dr. Burger will acquaint us with the rich natural experiences that can be had in the state next door, New Jersey.

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