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November 1997


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"Mark A. Ward" <[log in to unmask]>
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UVM Conservation Biology Discussion Group <[log in to unmask]>
Sun, 30 Nov 1997 16:20:54 -0500
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        This week the UVM Conservation Biology Discussion Group will host
Jim Andrews, a MIddlebury College Research Biologist and chair of the
Vermont Reptile and Amphibian Scientific Advisory Group. In a presentation
entitled, "Deformities, Theft, and Habitat Destruction: Conservation of
Vermont's Reptiles and Amphibians", Jim will discuss the threats to herps
in the state and the need for basic distribution information. We will
meet, as usual, from 12:15-1:15PM in Room 105 Aiken Building on Wednesday,
Dec. 3rd. Don't miss it! Bring your lunch and bring a friend!

        ALSO THIS WEEK!!!

The UVM Conservation Biology Discussion Group and The Green Mountain
Audobon Society will co-sponsor a slide presentation by Jacob and Kelly
Marlin, the co-founders and managing directors of the Belize Foundation
for Research and Environmental Educationn (BFREE). They will discuss the
country of Belize, its National System of Protected Areas, and the role
that their new research and educational facility plays in conserving the
rain forests of Belize. The presentation should be particularly valuable
to those who are interested in conducting research in the tropics,
assisting in ongoing research projects, leading study abroad programs or
field trips, or working as an intern in a magnificent wilderness setting.
The presentation will be on Tuesday Dec. 2nd from 12:30-1:45 PM in 103
Rowell on the UVM Campus. Everyone is welcome, so please join us!