Tuesday, March 16, 2010

A Trio of Marvelous March Programs!

Thursday, March 18th at 6:30 pm -Dr Warner Jones
Dr Jones, a retired physician from North Springfield will talk about his recent book, "Minor Memoir: an Anecdotal Autobiography of a Country Doc." Dr. Jones practiced internal medicine for 46 years after medical school. He simultaneously achieved his goals of being a pilot and an Air Force officer, reaching the rank of Colonel and the positions of Chief Flight Surgeon and Commander of his military unit.

Thursday, March 25th at 6:30 pm
Animal CSI with Laurel Neme Ph.D.

Laurel Neme, author of "Animal Investigators: How the World's First Wildlife Forensics Lab is Solving Crimes and Saving Endangered Species" will give a fascinating talk on animal product smuggling, highlighting the scientists who work to stop it. Laurel lives in Shelburne, Vermont and is an international consultant specializing in natural resource management. She has worked for the U.S. Agency for International Development and the U.S. Department of the Treasury. Find out more about Laurel Neme and listen to her radio program at http://www.laurelneme.com/

Wednesday, March 31st at 7:00 pm
The Rush to Save A Thrush

Chris Rimmer from The Vermont Center for Ecostudies will lead this informative program about the Bicknell's Thrush, a land bird species of highest conservation concern in North America. The species is at risk from a variety of threats to its breeding habitats, including recreational development, telecommunication construction, wind-power development, acidic precipitation, mercury deposition and climatic warming.

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