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WSIU Almanac 11.6.23

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Kevin Boucher

On this day in 2018 Sharice Davids (Kansas) and Deb Haaland (New Mexico) are the first Native American women to be elected to the US House of Representatives

Locally,The National Audubon Society will host free counting workshops to teach the basics of bird counting. The Christmas Bird Count is the nation's longest-running community bird project, as most counts in southern Illinois are a 30 plus year tradition. Before the count date, participants will practice counting with an expert and be able to sign up for other free bird counting events.

Workshops will be offered

· November 8 from 1-2 p.m. Giant City State Park

· November 13 from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Pinckneyville Community Center

· November 17 from 1-2 p.m. Crab Orchard National Wildlife Refuge

· November 30 from 10-11 a.m. Rend Lake Project Visitor Center

To reserve a spot, visit wsiu.org or call (618) 687-1727.


Confluence Books will host Beth Lordan’s Book Launch: “Forms of Fiction: Reading Past the Words”
When: Thursday, November 9th at 5PM
Where: Confluence Books (705 W Main Street in Carbondale)
Why: For a discussion, Q&A and author reading/book signing

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Leah Lerner is a media writer, producer, and announcer at WSIU Public Broadcasting located at Southern Illinois University Carbondale. Contact WSIU Radio at 618-453-6101 or email wsiunews@wsiu.org.
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WSIU Almanac | The Almanac is a weekday feature that provides an overview of events, happenings, and history of the world around us. Each episode provides a little "slice of life" about the day. Send information to us at almanac@wsiu.org or wsiuradio@wsiu.org.