FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
The Curators and Cocktails series at Judson Manor retirement community presents “Bird Tales: Ornithology at The Cleveland Museum of Natural History,” with Andy Jones, Ph.D., Wednesday, April 3, 2013 at 4:00 p.m.. The lecture is free and open to the public. RSVP required. Please call (216) 791-2885 or visit www.judsonsmartliving.org.
Join us as Dr. Jones, Director of Science at The Cleveland Museum of Natural History, explains how The Museum’s 30,000 bird specimens are used by researchers here in Cleveland and around the world to study all aspects of the biology of birds, or ornithology. Guests may then enjoy cocktails and hor d’oeuvres in Judson Manor’s Wade Park Grill.
Curators and Cocktails is an occasional, science-focused lecture series collaboratively produced by Judson at The Cleveland Museum of Natural History.
About Andy Jones, Ph.D.
Dr. Andy Jones is the Director of Science as well as the William A. and Nancy R. Klamm Endowed Chair of Ornithology at The Cleveland Museum of Natural History. He oversees the Museum’s 30,000 bird research specimens, and publishes original research using these specimens. His research is primarily molecular, using DNA sequences to understand evolutionary history in birds, particularly in the Philippines. Dr. Jones was among 14 prominent American ornithologists to be named an elective member of the American Ornithologists’ Union in 2009.
Judson is an accredited, not-for-profit organization in Northern Ohio that provides programs and living options for individuals taking responsibility for their successful aging. Established in 1906, Judson provides independent living, wellness and membership programs, assisted living, memory support services, long-term nursing care, short-term rehabilitation, home care and adult day services. Judson operates three complementary campuses: Judson Park and Judson Manor, known collectively as Judson at University Circle, and South Franklin Circle in Chagrin Falls. For those who wish to remain at home, Judson offers Smart Living at Home. More information at www.judsonsmartliving.org.