Please Note: This event has expired.
Rhode Island’s Coastal Birds: Spotlight on Piping Plovers and Saltmarsh Sparrows
Learn about Rhode Island’s coastal habitats with Wildlife Biologists Nick Ernst and Maureen Durkin.
Discover how these habitats are home to a wide variety of different bird species that rely on our dune systems, rocky shores, and salt marshes for breeding, wintering, and migration stopover sites. We’ll highlight two of those species, piping plovers and saltmarsh sparrows, that are both of conservation concern but use different strategies to adapt to life in coastal habitats. Piping plovers are a federally threatened species that nest and raise their young on Atlantic Coast beaches, ... view more »
INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*
Additional time info:
Program fee: $7 per person per program/$5 per person for Museum, RWP Zoo, RI Audubon and RWP Botanical Center Members . Pre-registration is required. Capacity is limited.
Roger Williams Park, 1000 Elmwood Ave, Providence, RI 02907
Free, on-site parking.