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The Dangers of Extinction and Loss of Diversity (LBIF's Science Saturdays)
Time & Place
11am - Noon
Long Beach Island Foundation, Loveladies, NJ, at 120 Long Beach Boulevard
Presented in an easy-to understand format, talks by experts in their fields are scheduled from 11:00 am to 12 noon at the LBIF's main building in Loveladies, NJ, at 120 Long Beach Boulevard. These lectures which are supported by a grant from Clean Air-Cool Planet (www.cleanair-coolplanet.org) are scheduled each Saturday through April 7 at the LBIF.
On Saturday, February 11, Frank Zalvino a five year volunteer with Defenders of Wildlife (www.defenders.org) and also with The Alaska Wilderness League (www.alaskawild.org), will speak about the protection of native animal and plant species in their natural communities, including the threats of extinction for many of our states most at-risk residents. Frank is in charge of the volunteer teams in New Jersey and he is well qualified to detail Defenders of Wildlife's work in protecting and restoring native wildlife, safeguarding habitats, resolving conflicts and educating and mobilizing the public.
The Alaska Wilderness League's mission is to lead the effort to preserve Alaska's wild lands and waters by engaging citizens and decision makers. To that end, Frank will also discuss how oil drilling in New Jersey and in the Artic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska could have an affect on each other.
For more information, contact the LBIF at (609) 494-1241 or visit the LBIF Science Committee's website at www.LBIFScience.org. You can also stay up-to-the minute with all of the LBIF's happenings by joining its Facebook fan page at www.facebook.com/LBIFAS and following its Twitter updates at www.twitter.com/LBIF.
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National Tour: The Birds of Honduras
Time & Place
Burlington County EcoComplex, 1645 Bordentown-Columbus Road, Bordentown, New Jersey
National Tour: The Birds of Honduras, Robert Gallardo, Avian and butterfly specialist, Lake Yojoa, Honduras. His photography of the birds of Honduras, whose total is now 700, is sublime: it captures the “is-ness’ of our winged inspirations. His stories and observations richly inform the human and natural settings of these birds, their protection and their challenges. His dedication to birds is second to none. Monday, August 20, 7 PM. Burlington County EcoComplex, 1645 Bordentown-Columbus Road, Bordentown, New Jersey. Contact: email@example.com
Movie Night at PPA
Time & Place
Pinelands Preservation Alliance, 17 Pemberton Road, Southampton, NJ 08088
Come join PPA for fun family nights as we show a select environmental/nature film. Chirping crickets and shooting stars will serve as our backdrop. Popcorn and refreshments provided but bring your own chair.
Call of Life: Facing the Mass Extinction
Description: All over the world species are becoming extinct at an astonishing rate, from 1,000 to 10,000 times faster than normal. The loss of biodiversity has become so severe that scientists are calling it a mass extinction event. This documentary investigates the growing threat to Earth’s life support systems from this unprecedented loss of biodiversity. Through interviews with leading scientists, psychologists, anthropologists, philosophers, and indigenous and religious leaders, the film explores the causes, the scope, and the potential effects of the mass extinction, but also looks beyond the immediate causes of the crisis to consider how our cultural and economic systems, along with deep-seated psychological and behavioral patterns, have allowed this situation to develop, continue to reinforce it, and even determine our response to it.
For more information about the movie click here. The movie is 80 minutes long.
In the event of rain this film will be screened indoors
FREE. Donations welcome.
Space in limited. Registration required. Contact 609 859-8860 x14 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Tom Dunn | 609 859-8860 x14 | Email | Web