Essex County Ornithological Club Calendar

Fall 2021

Speaker Series/Club Events

Fri., Nov. 5, 7:45 pm
Tracking the Trickster: interaction among ravens, wolves and people in Yellowstone

Please click the link below to join the meeting:

Tracking The Trickster – Zoom Meeting

If joining directly through Zoom please use the following:

Meeting ID: 898 7664 0722
Passcode: 029160

Cosponsored by PEM

Brief ECOC club meeting from 7:30-7:45

Matthias with John (right) © Andrius Pasukonis

Ravens are known to scavenge from wolves and people, but the degree to which they exploit these and other sources of food has not been studied in detail. In this virtual program, renowned corvid expert Dr. John Marzluff, professor of wildlife science at Univ. of Washington highlights the intriguing and highly intelligent nature of ravens, then shares findings from his latest research in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem, where he is co-leading a study on ravens. Marzluff will describe the movements and activities of ravens in Yellowstone and relate these to wolf- and human-provisioned food.

This program is made possible by a generous gift from The Echo Charitable Foundation.

© John Marzluff
© John Marzluff

Directions to the Peabody Essex Museum

PEM Connect Building is at 135 Essex Street, next door to PEM’s main entrance (at the corner of Essex and Liberty St. in Salem, MA). Morse Auditorium is in PEM’s main building. Note: if severe weather is forecast, call 978-745-1876 to confirm event.

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Please be advised: ECOC calendars are only sent via email, unless a member requests otherwise. The calendar can always be viewed here on our web site. Hard copies will also be available at programs.

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