• Science on Tap! Birds of Borneo, Suzanne Tomassi at Wenatchee Valley Brewing Co.

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    Name: Science on Tap! Birds of Borneo, Suzanne Tomassi at Wenatchee Valley Brewing Co.
    Date: October 15, 2019
    Time: 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM PDT
    Event Description:
    Wenatchee River Institute brings Birds of Borneo to Science on Tap! to the Wenatchee Valley Brewing Co. Brewery on Tue., Oct. 15, 6-7pm. Suzanne Tomassi, Wenatchee Valley ornithologist and Research Scientist with the University of Sheffield, UK, will give a presentation about her 10-year study in Borneo’s Danum Valley. Perhaps the oldest rainforest on Earth, the remote and unforgettable Danum Valley is a biodiversity hotspot. “I love talking about Danum Valley because most people don't realize such a place exists. When you step into this deep, ancient forest, you can almost feel it breathing around you. Every day you encounter a human-like primate face peering at you through the trees, or a silent cat creeping by, and always a cacophony of birds and insects. It's a wild Disneyland!” tells Tomassi. Tomassi’s fieldwork uses birds as a means to measure wildlife responses to both natural and human-driven phenomena. Come learn about this ancient forest and see photos of the spectacular wildlife that make it their home. She is a Professional Wetland Scientist and Certified Wildlife Biologist, holds a Master of Science degree in Fish and Wildlife Biology, and a Bachelor of Science in Biology. There will be a raffle of WRI and Wenatchee Valley Brewery goods following the presentation. All proceeds help WRI programming continue and grow. Event questions: Rachel Bishop, (509)548-0181 x5, rbishop@wenatcheeriverinstitute.org
    Location:
    Wenatchee Valley Brewing Co. 108 East Island View Street Wenatchee, WA
    Date/Time Information:
    Oct. 15 from 6-7pm
    Contact Information:
    Event questions: Rachel Bishop, (509)548-0181 x5,
    Fees/Admission:
    Free! Donations appreciated!
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