View Arts in Old Forge, NY, will host Dr. James Paruk, who will give a talk on his book Loon Lessons: Uncommon Encounters with the Great Northern Diver (Univ. of Minnesota Press, 2021), on Monday, August 2nd.
An opening reception will start at 6 pm with a cash bar, followed by Dr. James Paruk’s presentation at 7 pm. Admission to the talk is free and open to the public. For people unable to attend in person, a live stream of the event will be available online.
Dr. Paruk is a professor of biology at St. Joseph’s College in Maine and has studied Common Loons across North America for the past 28 years. He has published over 25 scientific articles on them and presents new information on their behavior and ecology in his book.
Loon Lessons: Uncommon Encounters with the Great Northern Diver looks at the biology, migrations, and mysteries of the loon, while also sharing the challenges and rewards of studying a wary, powerful bird in remote wilderness settings.
View is located at 3273 State Route 28 in Old Forge. For more information or to view the program online, visit View’s website or call (315) 369-6411.
Photo of James Paruk with loon provided.