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WVU Core Arboretum hosts summer nature series beginning June 6

Local and regional experts on a variety of topics will speak at the WVU Core Arboretum this summer as part of its new Nature Connection Series. 

The talks will be every Tuesday through August at 6 p.m. outdoors in the Arboretum Amphitheater. All are free and open to the public. Some may include walking or fieldwork. 

June’s schedule:

June 6 

“Investigating nature’s calendar: A pathway to citizen science,” presented by Megan Kruger, environmental education associate at the WV Water Research Institute.

June 13

“Backyard beetles: Using citizen science to uncover beetle biodiversity hidden in plain site,” presented by Matt Kasson, WVU assistant professor of plant patholog

June 20

“Migratory birds in WVU Core Arboretum,” presented by Chris Rota, WVU assistant professor of wildlife and fisheries resources

June 27

Jesse Fallon, veterinarian at the Avian Conservation Center of Appalachia, will talk about the Avian Conservation Center of Appalachia and wild bird and animal rehabilitation

View the complete Summer 2017 series schedule.

The 2017 WVU Core Arboretum Nature Connect Series is supported by the WVU Department of Biology, the WVU Core Arboretum Endowment and the Robert C. Cull Outreach Fellowship.