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April 20: Media Advisory: Carnegie Mellon's College of Engineering, Steinbrenner Institute Host Endangered Bird Exhibition To Celebrate Earth Day

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Chriss Swaney                    
412-268-5776
swaney@andrew.cmu.edu

Media Advisory:
Carnegie Mellon's College of Engineering, Steinbrenner Institute
Host Endangered Bird Exhibition To Celebrate Earth Day

Event: Carnegie Mellon University's College of Engineering and its Steinbrenner Institute for Environmental Education and Research will host an exhibit of peregrine falcons to heighten awareness of how climate change is impacting all living creatures.

Earl Schriver, a veteran falconer and former steelworker from Baden, Pa., will demonstrate how the birds feed and survive in today's ever-changing fragile eco-system. Schriver has been a falconer and breeder of raptors for more than 25 years. His love of birds began in the late 1940s when he was a boy scout.

His display of live birds will include: Ani, a 15-year-old peregrine falcon; J.R., a 2-year-old peregrine falcon; and Lizzy, a 2-year-old hybrid falcon with an Asiatic pedigree.

When: 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 22.

Where: Scaife Hall garden, off Frew Street and Schenley Park, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pa. 15213.

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