UNITY — Laura Suomi-Lecker, education and outreach coordinator, will Avian Haven Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center in Freedom at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 14, at 93 Main Coffee Shop,t 93 Main St.

The common reasons why birds are admitted and what citizens can do to help the local birds will be discussed.

Admissions since 2016 have included orphaned and injured eagles, owls, hawks, water birds, including gannets, loons, guillemots, petrels and ducks, and many species of songbirds.

Suomi-Lecker is the education and outreach coordinator and long-time volunteer with Avian Haven and also the technical director at Somerset County Soil and Water Conservation District, where she does a variety of bird-related education and outreach.

The talk is part of the Sebasticook Regional Land Trust’s monthly speaker series, “Restoring Connections to Place,” featuring a wide variety of conservation topics of interest to Maine.

A $5 donation is suggested. For more information, email [email protected] or call 948-3766.

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