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Survival of the Red Crossbill

icon date2  Wednesday, January 16, 2019
icon timer  07:30pm
icon map marker Matthaei Botanical Gardens

Jamie Cornelius, Assistant Professor of Biology at Eastern Michigan University will present her research on these unusual birds who raise their young in the challenging conditions of northern winters. Jamie and her family spent six weeks on snowshoes in winter in Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming, tracking radio tagged Red Crossbills.


WAS programs are free and open to the public. Membership is not required, though we would welcome your membership to help with our environmental and educational activities. Programs are held on the third Wednesday of the month at the U-M Matthaei Botanical Gardens, 1800 Dixboro Road, Ann Arbor. In addition to the program, hear news of the latest critter sightings and field trips, and enjoy tasty snacks following the program. Please note: The Matthaei Botanical Gardens charges for parking at the rate of $1.20 an hour, enforced 7 days a week from 8am to 8pm. Members of the Matthaei Botanical Gardens and Nichols Arboretum park for free.