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Talks on the Rock: Marcy Summers | Maleo Conservation

April 21 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Maleo Conservation – How a critically endangered avian mascot of Sulawesi, Indonesia, is making a comeback.

Marcy Summers speaks about how a Vashon group is recovering the critically endangered avian mascot of Sulawesi, Indonesia.

Of the thousands of endangered wildlife species on our planet, only a tiny fraction are being successfully recovered. In 2006, while Vashon conservation biologist Marcy Summers was living and working in Indonesia, local villagers asked for her help to prevent the extinction of their culturally-important and iconic maleo bird. Including poachers, prestige-seekers, courageous kids and forest shamans—plus one very astonishing bird you’ve never heard of—Marcy will tell the tale of how a Vashon-based group has facilitated the spectacular comeback of the world’s 19th highest-priority endangered bird.

Marcy Summers is a 4th generation native of the islands of the Puget Sound, WA. She has a bachelor’s in Comparative Religion from Harvard University and a master’s in Wildlife Ecology and Conservation from University of Maine, and is currently working on a PhD at Newcastle University, UK. When she isn’t on Vashon, you can find her in Indonesia with maleo bird.

Sunday, April 21 at 2pm

$22 General Admission
$20 Senior
Youth (18-) are FREE

All ticket sales are final. No refunds or exchanges will be provided

 

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ALL Talks Pass – $100

Save on the regular Talks on the Rock ticket price by buying a ALL Talks Pass! No need to choose which talks in advance. Pass is good for all!

Your ALL Talks Pass will be issued to you at the Box Office, just stop by anytime after making your purchase and pick it up.

Passes are valid for any Talks on the Rock event from Nov 2023-June 2024. Cards expire June 30, 2024.

 

Art History Talks made possible with the generous support of
Tom & IdaGay Nicolino & Ellen Kritzman

Details

Date:
April 21
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Event Categories:
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Venue

Kay White Hall
19600 VASHON HIGHWAY SW
Vashon, WA 98070 United States
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Phone
1 206 259 3007

Details

Date:
April 21
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Event Categories:
, ,

Venue

Kay White Hall
19600 VASHON HIGHWAY SW
Vashon, WA 98070 United States
+ Google Map
Phone
1 206 259 3007