Wednesday, June 14, 2006

Seal Beach National Wildlife Refuge Program -- Tuesday, June 20th

The Buena Park Library District will be presenting a free evening program featuring the Friends of the Seal Beach National Wildlife Refuge with Tim Anderson as speaker. The program will be held on Tuesday, June 20, 2006 at 6:30 p.m. in the lower-level auditorium. The Buena Park Library District is located at 7150 La Palma Avenue in Buena Park, between Knott and Western Avenues.

Topics to be covered during the program include:

  • A video presentation about endangered species living in Orange County
  • The successes of the Refuge in endangered species recovery
  • Opportunities for volunteering on our public lands
  • A discussion of the state of this national heritage
  • A public question and answer session

The Seal Beach National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1972 on the Seal Beach Naval Weapons Station. The Refuge encompasses 923 acres of tidal salt marsh in Anaheim Bay and is managed by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. It was established to protect and provide quality habitat for endangered and threatened species migrating through Orange County. The Seal Beach National Wildlife Refuge has an exhibit of bird specimens on display at the Buena Park Library through the month of June 2006.

This program is free of charge and the public is invited to attend. No reservations are necessary. For more information, please call the Buena Park Library District Reference Desk at 714-826-4100, extension 125. You may also visit the Library’s website.

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