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Environmental Film Festival

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Saturday, March 19, 2016 -The Friends of Patuxent and the Environmental Film Festival in the Nation's Capital invite you to attend the annual film festival featuring guest speakers, displays and award winning environmental films. Follow the fantastic journey of an Osprey pair in Osprey: Marine Sentinel and discover the uniqueness of the delightful puffin in Puffin Patrol.

Osprey: Marine Sentinel (USA, 2015,15 min.) 
The recovery of the osprey population after population damage due to environmental contaminants is one of the great conservation successes of our time. Osprey: Marine Sentinel tells the story through a combination of dramatic footage of this iconic raptor and interviews with expert ornithologists. Directed by Jacob Steinberg.

Puffin Patrol (USA, 2015, 50 min.)

On the remote coastlines of Maine, Wales, and Newfoundland, scientists observe the annual life cycle of the Atlantic Puffin to discover what this intriguing little bird can teach us about the dangers facing our natural world, while environmentalists fight to protect vulnerable chicks. Join our team of experts and puffin lovers on Puffin Patrol! Directed by Scott Dobson and produced by Charlotte Engel and Rosemary House.

Details

-- 1:00pm - 3:00pm
-- Held at the National Wildlife Visitor Center
-- Free Family Event
-- No registration required 
-- Flyer - See the Whole Story (pdf)

 

Last Updated: Mar 08, 2016
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