BRUNSWICK – Derek Lovitch of the Wild Bird Center of Yarmouth will speak about the natural wonders of Alaska’s Pribilof Islands at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 23, in Curtis Memorial Library, 23 Pleasant St.

His program will be “A Summer in the Pribilofs: The Bird, Plants and Mammals of St. Paul Island, Alaska.”

Sometimes called “The Galapagos of the North,” the Pribolofs have breeding seabirds such as tufted and horned puffins that mingle with rare Siberian vagrants, a 100 species of flowering plants and hundreds of thousands of northern fur seals.

Lovitch has spent a 12 months over three summers as a tour guide and tour director for St. Paul Island Tours.

For additional information, people can contact Lovitch, 846-8002, or Mark Mahnke, 443-4267.

The program is free and open to the public. It’s sponsored by Merrymeeting Audubon and Curtis Memorial Library.


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