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Mid-Month Summer Reading Series

June 16, 2021 @ 6:30 am - 8:00 pm

Geoff Wisner, a noted Thoreau scholar, will present two writers who closely observed hawks and wrote about them beautifully:  Henry David Thoreau wrote on the birds in his journals over several years; and Marie Winn’s Red-Tails in Love, about Pale Male, New York’s favorite hawk. 

Also as a special pleasure, NYCAudubon has given permission for those attending to view Bruce Yolton’s film A Year with Pale Male prior to the reading. Through amazing photography, the film follows the birds for a year after Marie Winn’s book and shows newer hawk nests.  Spoiler alert: look for Inwood Hill Park. 

Here’s the link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6d_ilxVTeAE

Please come. It will be a beautiful outdoor night in our community’s garden.
We are grateful to Humanities New York for their generous support and to the Thoreau Society and NYC Audubon for their kind assistance. 


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June 16, 2021
6:30 am - 8:00 pm


Bruce’s Garden
11 Park Ter. E.
New York, NY 10034 United States
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