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Posted on: March 19, 2019

2018 Audubon Award Winning Photography at the Sequim Civic Center

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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 5th through April 24th.  Civic Center hours are Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

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 exhibit opening is scheduled from 5:00 to 7:00 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 5th to talk about each photo in the show.  

About the National Audubon Society

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 and @audubonsociety. 

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


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