Programs & Events

2016 Autumn Lecture Series


After a Saturday of hawkwatching, stay for an entertaining and informative talk by Hawk Mountain staff or other wildlife experts. All lectures are FREE and held Saturdays at 5:30 pm in the Visitor Center gallery.

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First Autumn Lecture: Understanding Vultures

Saturday, September 3 at 5:30 pm, Visitor Center

Presented by: Dr. Keith Bildstein, Director of Conservation Science, Hawk Mountain Acopian Center.
Join us to learn more about Hawk Mountain's studies on the movements of vultures and the important roles they play in nautral and human-dominated ecosystems. 

Raptors of South America: A Field Guide

Saturday, September 10 at 5:30 pm, Visitor Center

Presented by: Sergio Seipke, trainee graduate of Hawk Mountain.
Join Sergio Seipke as he shares his research and journey to creating the Raptors of South America field guide. He spent more than a decade working on it, and his time as a trainee with Hawk Mountain further motivated and supplemented his work. 

Sky Literacy

Saturday, September 17 at 5:30 pm, Visitor Center

Presented by: Gary Becker, Moravian College
The heavens are ablaze with all types of interesting objects to view and inspire!  Join astronomer Gary Becker as he explains the wonders of our universe.

Timber Rattlesnake Research

Saturday, October 1 at 5:30 pm, Visitor Center

Presented by Dr. Howard Reinert, College of New Jersey
Join rattlesnake expert Dr. Howard Reinert to learn more fascinating facts and a summary of fundings from nearly 40 years of research on the behavior, ecology and conservation of this misunderstood species.

Native Bees of Pennsylvania

Saturday, October 15 at 5:30 pm, Visitor Center

Presented by: Dr. Anita Collins
Dr. Collins will discuss many of the 400-plus native bee species of Pennsylvania, covering their beauty and biology, along with current conservation efforts and how you can help keep the buzz. 

The Intersection of Art and Science

Saturday, October 29 at 5:30 pm, Visitor Center

Presented by: Dierdre Murphy
Hawk Mountain's first Artist-in-Residence will share her experience at Hawk Mountain, how migration and flight have influenced her work, and how her artist residency has transformed her studio practice.

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