Date: Thursday, October 21st, 2021
Due to COVID-19, this presentation will take place virtually. The event will be hosted through Zoom, a video conferencing site. No account is required to view the presentation.
Join the Dakota County Historical Society for our monthly book club, "Books From Our Shelves."
October's book is "Owls of the Eastern Ice: A Quest to Find and Save the World's Largest Owl" by Jonathan C. Slaght.
When he was just a fledgling birdwatcher, Jonathan C. Slaght had a chance encounter with one of the most mysterious birds on Earth. Bigger than any owl he knew, it looked like a small bear with decorative feathers. He snapped a quick photo and shared it with experts. Soon he was on a five-year journey, searching for this enormous, enigmatic creature in the lush, remote forests of eastern Russia. That first sighting set his calling as a scientist.
For a full summary, please visit the Goodreads website by clicking here.
Registration for this virtual event is required. After registering you will receive a confirmation email. A separate email closer to the date will be sent containing the link and passcode for joining the event--please make sure to check your spam/junk mail folders, or add co.dakota.mn.us to your allowed domains to make sure your receive the links. You can find more information about making sure your email lets us through here!
We are offering this program free of charge, but encourage you to make a donation to the Dakota County Historical Society to offset the cost of operating three historic sites during COVID.