Coyote Talk in Stamford, Connecticut -Tuesday Sept. 20th, 2016 – Ferguson Library

Dear Animal Advocates,
We have two HSUS-related educational events going on this week! On Tuesday in Stamford, Laura Simon from The HSUS will give a talk about how to prevent and resolve conflicts with coyotes in a humane manner. On Thursday in New Canaan, a free screening of “At the Fork” will be held, courtesy of HSUS Board Member Cathy Kangas.
1. COYOTE TALK: In collaboration with the City of Stamford and the Ferguson Library, The Humane Society of the United States will host a seminar in response to coyote sightings in the area. The public lecture will include tips for protecting pets from coyotes, reducing coyote attractants in neighborhoods and strategies for keeping coyotes out of areas they’re not wanted. This talk is in response to recent local incidents that raised public concerns about coyotes. Laura Simon, Wildlife Ecologist for The HSUS, will present.

WHEN: Tuesday Sept 20th, 6:30-7:45 p.m.

WHERE: Ferguson Library – Harry Bennett Branch, 115 Vine Street. Stamford, CT

SPEAKER BIO: Laura Simon is a Wildlife Ecologist for The HSUS who specializes in helping communities resolve urban wildlife issues. She ran a public assistance wildlife hotline for 18 years. Her work with wildlife has been featured on the Ellen DeGeneres show, the New York Times, NPR and other national media. Laura graduated from the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies with a Master’s Degree in Environmental Management.
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2. “AT THE FORK” documentary screening
Please join Cathy Kangas, Founder of Prai Beauty and Board Member of the Humane Society of the United States for a FREE screening of the powerful documentary “At The Fork”.
Thursday, September 22nd at 6:30PM
The New Canaan Playhouse
89 Elm Street, New Canaan, CT
ABOUT THE FILM
At the Fork is a new documentary by filmmaker and omnivore John Papola who, together with his vegetarian wife Lisa, offer up a timely and refreshingly unbiased look at how farm animals are raised for our consumption. Papola asks the tough questions behind every hamburger, glass of milk, and baby back rib. What he discovers are not heartless industrialists, but America’s farmers – real people who, along with him, are grappling with the moral dimensions of farming animals for food.
Get more information at the film’s website here:www.attheforkfilm.com.
Hope to see you there!
Sincerely,
Annie

Annie Hornish

Connecticut Senior State Director

The Humane Society of the United States

ahornish@humanesociety.org

t 860.413.3566     c 860.966.5201


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