LOON LESSONS virtual event with the North Suburban Center for the Arts and Jim Paruk

Jim Paruk will join a virtual event with the North Suburban Center for the Arts on Thursday, October 14 for a discussion of his new book, LOON LESSONS.
When Oct 14, 2021
from 19:30 PM to 20:30 PM
Where Virtual (more info below)
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The nature of the common loon, from biology to behavior, from one of the world’s foremost observers of the revered waterbirdJim Paruk will join a virtual event with the North Suburban Center for the Arts on Thursday, October 14 at 7:30 p.m. for a discussion of his new book, Loon Lessons: Uncommon Encounters with the Great Northern Diver. He will be joined in conversation by Jeannine Ouellette, author of The Part That Burns. Please join the event via Zoom here on the day of the event, no registration necessary.

Written by one of the world’s foremost experts on the subject, Loon Lessons is a compendium of knowledge about the common loon and an engaging record of scientific sleuthing, documenting more than twenty-five years of research. It describes the common loon’s biology in an entertaining style that affords a deeper understanding of the bird’s natural history and annual life cycle.

"If you love loons—as I do—this book will amaze and delight you. It’s a marvelous, deep dive into these ancient, iconic birds: how they came to be as they are, from the conundrum of their unusual coloring to their strange and cunning habits and their haunting wails, yodels, and tremolos that summon wild places. It’s also a moving and compelling story of a scientist’s passion for the bird he loves and the extraordinary lengths to which he’ll go to fully understand it." —Jennifer Ackerman, author of the New York Times bestseller The Genius of Birds

"Increased environmental awareness—sparked in part by the loon lessons of this book—may keep the North Woods echoing with their bewitching call for ages to come." —Natural History Magazine