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Hawk Mt. Sanctuary: A Global View of Natural Resource Conservation with Keith Bildstein
February 20, 2019 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am
Hawk Mt. Sanctuary: A Global View of Natural Resource Conservation
Founded in 1934, the Hawk Mountain Sanctuary is an internationally recognized center for raptor conservation, education, observation, and research. Located in the beautiful Blue Mountains of northern Berks County, Pennsylvania, the sanctuary annually attracts thousands of visitors, young scientists, and researchers from across the globe to further their knowledge of birds of prey and partake of the beautiful setting which is Hawk Mountain.
Dr. Keith Bildstein came to the Hawk Mountain Sanctuary in 1992 and retired in 2018 as the Director of the Sarkis Acopian Center for Conservation and Learning. A Ph.D. in zoology, Dr. Bildstein is the author of more than 150 peer reviewed publications and several books, including Migrating Raptors of the World: their ecology and conservation (2006). His current research projects include a study of Striated Caracaras, a long term study of New World Vultures and research on Hooded Vultures in Africa.