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North Central Michigan College’s luncheon lecture series for the winter semester will begin on Friday, January 13. A wide variety of topics will be featured including Bay Harbor’s new arts center, Michigan’s changing climate, community corrections, Wings of Wonder, bees, the Freedom of Information Act and verbal judo. All programs in the winter series will be held on Fridays in the College’s Library conference room with the exception of the February 17 luncheon which will be in the Iron Horse Café. Lunch begins at 11:30 a.m. and the program begins at noon.
February 17 – Wings of Wonder. Rebecca Lessard founded a non-profit raptor sanctuary in Empire, Michigan, to foster appreciation, understanding and respect for raptors and to help the public learn the important role these birds play in healthy ecosystems. With rehabilitation permits from the Michigan Department of Natural Resources and the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, she uses non-releasable raptors to tell a compelling story to thousands of people. The planned Sunset Coast Birding Trail will also be discussed. This lecture will be held in the Iron Horse Café.
Cost is $10 and includes lunch. Reservations are required. You must call 231-348-6600 or email [email protected] to reserve your place for each presentation.
North Central Michigan College is an open-door community college based in Petoskey, with additional locations offering classes and services in Cheboygan and Gaylord. North Central’s mission is to provide educational, economic and cultural opportunities for student learning, personal growth and community improvement. North Central is an Achieving the Dream Leader College and a Military-Friendly School®.