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Expert Talk Series “Penquin Etiquette (and other things I learned in Antarctica” with Chris Epting | April 22, 2018

Posted on: Mar 26, 2018 / Events-Highlights-News / 0 COMMENTS

Synopsis
Expanding our reach to bring you topics on ocean connectivity, award-winning author Chris Epting will return on Earth Day to talk about the magnificent Emperor Penguins. Designed for children and adults alike, Epting will enthrall you with stories about an unforgettable trip he and his then teenage daughter took to a little-known place called Snow-Hill Island in Antarctica. There, they observed and studied the Emperor Penguins, the largest of all penguins. It was a unique and challenging adventure that is sure to entertain, educate and inspire young students, and since the talk is taking place on Earth Day, Epting will explore ecologic connections between creatures of the deep icy southern hemisphere and our wetland ecosystems, and why it is important to protect and preserve our natural habitats. All students (and parents) are welcome; suggested especially for grades 1-4! Don’t miss what promises to be an enchanting way to celebrate Earth Day!
 
Speaker Biography
Chris Epting is an award-winning journalist and the author of 30 books on travel, music, pop culture and local history. He has written for the Los Angeles Times, the Huffington Post among many other outlets and speaks about history all around the country on a regular basis. He is also the executive producer and co-host of the new Reelz TV documentary series, “It Happened Here.”
 
Date & Time
Sunday, April 22, 2018
1:00pm – 3:00pm
 
Location
Bolsa Chica Conservancy
Interpretive Center
3842 Warner Ave.
Huntington Beach
*this event will take place outside, in the Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve north parking lot.
 
Cost
$10.00 (per person)
*includes refreshments and arts and crafts
 
RSVP
https://bccexpertalk_penguins.eventbrite.com
Reservations must be made in advance spaces are limited
 
For more information please visit our contact
Abby Messmer at abbey@bolsachica.org
714-846-1114

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