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Event: Audubon Photography Awards Traveling Exhibit

Audubon Photography Awards Traveling Exhibit
Apr
22

Award Winning Audubon Nature Photographs on Display at the Sequim Civic Center

SEQUIM— The City of Sequim City Arts Advisory Commission is partnering with the Dungeness River Audubon Center to host the 2018 Audubon Society’s Best Avian Photography. The photographs will be on exhibit at the Sequim Civic Center, 152 West Cedar Street, April 5ththrough April 24th.  Civic Center hours are from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday.

The winning photographers and their stunning photographs were selected from more than 8,000 entries submitted by photographers from all 50 states, Washington D.C., and 10 Canadian provinces.  This year’s exquisite photographs celebrate the splendor of many bird species protected under the 100-year-old Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA), the most important bird conservation law which is currently under siege in Congress and by the Department of the Interior.

The exhibit opening is scheduled from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on April 5th as part of the First Friday Art Walk. Bonnie Block, the 2016 Grand Prize Winner with an Eagle and Great Blue Heron taken in Seabeck Washington Arboretum in Seattle, will be in attendance on April 5thto talk about each photo in the show.

The National Audubon Society protects birds and the places they need, today and tomorrow, throughout the Americas using science, advocacy, education and on-the-ground conservation. Audubon’s state programs, nature centers, chapters and partners have an unparalleled wingspan that reaches millions of  people each year to inform, inspire and unite diverse communities in conservation action. Since 1905, Audubon’s vision has been a world in which people and wildlife thrive. Audubon is a nonprofit conservation organization. Learn more at www.audubon.org.

For more information please contact the Dungeness River Audubon Center at 360-681-4076.