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Sage Grouse: Icon of the West
February 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm UTC+0$5
*** PLEASE NOTE this event is sold out! Registrations are for waitlist only and will be available on a first-come basis ***
If you are unable to see Noppadol’s talk in Fort Collins, we hope you can make it to his encore presentation at Denver Museum of Nature & Science on Tuesday, Feb 12 – click here for details!
Join us for a special presentation by award-winning photographer Noppadol Paothong as he presents the extraordinary story of life, natural history and the unique spring courtship behaviors of sage-grouse that he’s captured for last the last 17 years through stunning visuals.
Through his latest book Sage Grouse, Icon of the West, Noppadol strives to rescue grassland grouse from the brink of extinction by sharing what we stand to lose if these species disappear. He hopes to increase the understanding of its value and plight, and encourage discussion about conservation in ways that will benefit all – humans and wildlife – that live in and near sage-grouse habitat. Noppadol will share his amazing photographs that depict the dazzling beauty of sage-grouse species whose populations are diminishing across the prairies and plains of America. He’ll also explore conservation efforts underway to conserve these species for future generations to enjoy.
Book signing to follow presentation.
This event is made possible due to generous support from Wild Birds Unlimited Nature Shop in Fort Collins.
WBU Daily Savings Club Members purchasing tickets for the event will receive a $5 in-store credit after the presentation for use on any upcoming in-store purchase! Offer valid for active DSC members only. Credit will be applied after event has concluded. In-store credit can only be applied to in-store purchases. Not valid with previous purchases.
About the Presenter:
Noppadol Paothong is an award-winning nature and conservation photographer. His focus has been on rare and endangered species, primarily on grassland grouse and their fragile habitat. He is a staff wildlife photographer with the Missouri Department of Conservation, and his images regularly appear in their publications, including Missouri Conservationist and Xplor. He has received prestigious national and international honors for his work, including “Best of the Best” at Outdoor Writers Association of America Photo Contest, Picture of the Year International, National Wildlife Photo Contest, Nature’s Best, Audubon Photo Contest, and Missouri Photojournalist of the Year.