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Wenatchee Environmental Film & Lecture Series: The Bluebird Man

Location: Wenatchee Valley Museum and Cultural Center, 127 South Mission Street
Wenatchee, WA United States

Al Larson was one of the first citizen scientists to take up the North American Bluebird Society call to action in 1978. Since then, the 91-year-old has developed a string of 300 nest boxes in the remote Owyhee Mountains on the Oregon/Idaho  border. The film captures the dedication of this conservationist as he monitors every stage of the breeding process from nest building to egg laying, hatching, and finally the fledgling of the bluebird chicks. While celebrating the    success of this remarkable man, the film addresses the struggle to inspire the next generation of citizen scientists.

This film is being sponsored by North Central Washington Audubon Society.

For more information, go to: Wenatchee Valley Museum and Cultural Center