• Environmental Film & Speaker Series: Bird of Prey

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    Name: Environmental Film & Speaker Series: Bird of Prey
    Date: November 12, 2019
    Time: 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM PST
    Event Description:
    You’re invited to join us for the “Bird of Prey”, a part of the Environmental Film & Speaker Series, exploring topics important to our community. This films is presented at the Museum in the Performance Hall. These family-friendly events feature a no-host bar, free popcorn, and treats. We live in an age when technological innovation seems to be limitlessly soaring. But for all the satisfying speed with which our gadgets have improved, many of them share a frustrating weakness: the batteries. Though they have improved in last century, batteries remain finicky, bulky, expensive, toxic, and maddeningly short-lived. The quest is on for a “super battery,” and the stakes in this hunt are much higher than the phone in your pocket. The film follows Rettig’s return to the Philippines 36 years after he and his crew captured the first-ever recorded images of the eagle in the wild. Decades later, at the at age of 64, Neil returns to the Philippine jungle on a grueling expedition to find the reclusive raptor and once again film a pair of eagles as they attempt to raise a newborn chick.
    Location:
    Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center
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