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RiverQuarium, Audubon Society offer Ivory-billed Woodpecker presentation

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Flint RiverQuarium news release

The Ivory-billed Woodpecker. Is it extinct? Could it be living in the Florida Panhandle or even in Georgia?

The Albany Audubon Society and The Flint RiverQuarium invite you to a free presentation by Dr. Geoff Hill, Ornithology Professor at Auburn University. Dr. Hill is the leader of a team that has been searching for the Ivory-billed Woodpecker along the Choctawhatchee River in Florida since early 2005.

Join us for an informal reception Thursday, Nov. 12, at 6 pm, followed by a presentation of Dr. Hill's findings at 7 pm. Seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis.

followed by a presentation of Dr. Hill's findings at 7 pm. Seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Dr. Hill is the author of more than 175 research papers and five books, including Ivorybill Hunters: The Search for Proof in a Flooded Wilderness. During the reception, Dr. Hill's books will be available for purchase and signing.

The Flint RiverQuarium is southwest Georgia’s premier aquarium, featuring more than 1,000 animals that call the Flint River watershed home.  The Flint RiverQuarium is located at 101 Pine Avenue in downtown Albany, Georgia.

Regular operating hours are Monday-Friday 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Saturday 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sunday 1 p.m.-5 p.m.

Call 229-639-2650 for more information.

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