Following are some environmental events that may be of interest:

Friday, August 17, 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. — Conservation photography exhibition opening
Chatham Conservation Partnership is sponsoring a photography exhibition as a way to raise awareness and appreciation for conservation efforts and the value of nature in Chatham County. Opening night reception for "Through Their Lens: Chatham County" will be during Siler City's Third Friday Artwalk on August 17th from 6:00 to 9:00 PM. The exhibit will open at the NC Arts Incubator PAF Gallery in Siler City on August 17th and run through September 14th at that location before touring additional locations throughout Chatham. For more information, click here.

Thursday, August 23, 6:30 - 8:00 p.m. — Science CafĂ© - Savings the world's waterfowl
At the Daily Planet, NC Meseum of Natural Science. The speaker will be Mike Lubbock, who brought his expertise in avian behavior and breeding techniques to North Carolina, establishing Sylvan Heights Bird Park in Scotland Neck. The park allows the public to view the many colorful varieties of bird species from around the world, attend eco-education programs, and observe wildlife in the park’s natural wetland. For more information, click here.

Saturday, September 8, 6:00 p.m. Governor's Conservation Achievement Awards Banquet
Embassy Suites RTP, Cary. The NC Wildlife Federation presents the Governor's Conservation Achievement Awards, an effort to honor individuals, governmental bodies, organizations, and others who have exhibited commitment to conservation in North Carolina. Click here to register and for more information.

Monday, September 10, 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. "Water Quality Considerations for Shale Gas Development in North Carolina"
At Jane S. McKimmon Center, 1101 Gorman St., Raleigh, NC. Evan Kane will present an overview of some of the water quality considerations associated with potential shale gas development in North Carolina and a preview of the regulatory development process that lies ahead. For information and to register, click here.

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