Want to hear an eider's heartbeat?  Be taken along through ice and fog to the off-shore world of the barrier islands of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge?  Then join us, the Friends of Alaska National Wildlife Refuges, at the Noel Wien Library, October 15, 4:30 reception, 5 p.m. talk, to hear Elyssa Watford share stories and stunning photos and videos of her three years of eider research on the barrier islands.  Elyssa, a PhD candidate at UAF, has been working with common eiders, North America's largest duck, for three years.  The focus of her work has been the potential effect of climate change on these special birds and their habitats.  Come learn about these birds and this important work and find out how you too can "Friend" Alaska's National Wildlife Refuges.


  • Occurred Tuesday, October 15th, 2019 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm


Noel Wien Library--auditorium


Jeff Walters