“Welcome to the Wild Side”
City Wildlife Virtual Celebration
December 3,2020 @7pm
Watch a trailer!
Master of Ceremonies: John Kelly
Washington Post Metro Columnist
Featured Speaker: Brandon Keim
Nature and Science Journalist
A nature and science journalist based in Bangor, Maine, Keim is the author of The Eye of the Sandpiper. He is currently working on Meet the Neighbors, a book about animal intelligence and human relationships to nature. Meet the Neighbors was partly inspired by the wildlife-rich suburbs of Washington, D.C. City Wildlife Board Member and former Executive Director Paula Goldberg will interview Brandon Keim following his talk.
Join us for a Virtual Tour of City Wildlife:
Hear from our founder, executive director, and veterinarian about some of our most notable successes.Watch releases of rehabilitated animals. See our new Duck Watch pond enclosure and celebrate the tenth anniversary of Lights Out DC.
Toast Local Wildlife Heroes:
Ward Three, District
of Columbia Council
Executive Director, DC
Specialist, National Park Service
ChatRooms will follow the program for live Q&A on these topics:
- Into the Wild: Dr. Cheryl Chooljian, DVM, City Wildlife veterinarian; and Jim Monsma, City Wildlife Executive Director, on treating wild animals
- Meet the Neighbors: Brandon Keim and interviewer Paula Goldberg
discuss animal intelligence and urban wildlife
- Saving Migratory Birds: Lisbeth Fuisz, Lights Out DC coordinator, celebrating ten years of action and advocacy for migrating birds
- Helping Urban Waterfowl: April Linton, Duck Watch coordinator, on saving nesting ducks and ducklings in the city ring this pandemic year
Wild Door Prizes:
—First 50 City Wildlife supporters to register qualify for the drawings.
—Surprise gifts for wildlife lovers.
REGISTRATION: $125 REGISTER AT: www.citywildlife.org/WildSide
LOGIN INFORMATION TO THE EVENT and CHAT ROOMS WILL BE SENT AFTER REGISTRATION