Crow Watch 2018

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Crow Watch 2018

  • date: October 27, 2018
  • time: 3:00 pm - 6:30 pm
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  • Celebrate crow research and art at the University of Washington Bothell and Cascadia College!

    The University of Washington Bothell and Cascadia College welcome the community to Crow Watch 2018 on Saturday, October 27, at 3:00 pm. This event features presentations by UW Bothell researchers and a Tulalip Tribe Storyteller. UW Bothell and Cascadia students, staff and faculty will share crow art and research posters. Come admire the phenomenon of thousands of crows descending on campus!

    This event is co-hosted by UW Bothell and Cascadia College. In collaboration with the Eastside Audubon Society, 21 Acres Center, and the City of Bothell. Space is limited to 400; the event is free to attend, but ticketed due to space restrictions. Click here to register.

    Below is a detailed event schedule:

    3:00 pm-4:00 pm; Arrive on Campus. Visit the North Creek Events Center to view the art gallery, research posters, and community tables.

    4:00 pm-5:15 pm; Speaking Presentations

    Lois Landgrebe, from Moontalk Storyteller, is a Snohomish storyteller & Tulalip tribal member who weaves stories with English & Lushootseed for her audiences.

    Ursula Valdez, Ph.D., UW Bothell Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences Lecturer and Ornithologist. In her classroom, Dr. Valdez blends art and creative ways to learn with critical analysis and scientific studies.

    Doug Wacker, Ph.D., UW Bothell STEM Assistant Professor and researcher. Dr. Wacker leads research studies from campus roof tops exploring crow communication in social aggregations.

    Click here for more details on speakers.

    5:15 pm-6:30 pm

    Walk around campus (maybe under the eaves!) watching the crows. The Eastside Audubon Society will have volunteer guides with scopes set up to view crows on roof tops and answer community questions.

    View art and research displays in the North Creek Events Center, which includes tabling by community partners: 21 Acres, City of Bothell, and Eastside Audubon Society.