FILM PREMIERE | From Billions to None: The Passenger Pigeon’s Flight to Extinction
August 14, 2020 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Join Conservation Director for Houston Audubon, Richard Gibbons as he introduces “From Billions to None: A Passenger Pigeon’s Flight to Extinction.”
Richard Gibbons is the Conservation Director for Houston Audubon and a Research Associate of the LSU Museum of Natural Science. He has worked as an ornithologist for more than two decades on the Gulf Coast and throughout the Americas. Richard works with the Houston Audubon team to manage and enhance Houston Audubon’s nature sanctuaries for wildlife and people, develops engaging content for various media, and works in a diverse community of practice for Texas bird conservation projects. Prior to moving to Houston, Richard worked at Louisiana State University’s Museum of Natural Science coordinating community science projects while earning his PhD studying birds, wetlands, and climate change in Peru’s high Andes. Richard is the author of several magazine articles, peer-reviewed articles, and the American Birding Association’s Birdfinding Guide to Louisiana. Richard has a “swear jar” at home for when he shares unsolicited bird facts.
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