June 5, 2020

Roger Tory Peterson Estuary Center Presents Lecture in Old Lyme Tonight on ‘Hummingbirds and Swifts’

This May, the Roger Tory Peterson Estuary Center will present its annual Connecticut River Lecture Series, showcasing experts on environmental, scientific, and cultural issues of interest to residents of Southeastern CT. The Kitchings Family Foundation sponsors the series.

This year’s lecture topics are:

Centuries of Climate History as told by our Trees
Thursday, May 9, at 5pm in Old Lyme Town Hall
Neil Pederson, Senior Ecologist at the Harvard University Forest

Tidelands of the CT River: An Ecological Treasure of Global Importance
Wednesday, May 15, at 5pm in Hamilton Hall, Essex Meadows
Scott Warren, Temple Professor Emeritus of Botany at Connecticut College

The Habits and Work of Two Species: Hummingbirds and Chimney Swifts
Wednesday, May 29, at 5pm in First Congregational Church of Old Lyme
Margaret Rubega, Connecticut State Ornithologist & Associate Professor in the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the University of Connecticut.

For details, locations and reservations, visit https://www.ctaudubon.org/rtp-programs-events/~

Lectures are free but seating is limited.


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