November indoor meeting

Lemmon lemmon at snet.net
Sat Nov 6 22:14:02 EST 1999


The CT Butterfly Association will hold it's fall indoor meeting at the Ct
Agriculture Experiment Station on Huntington St in New Haven on Thursday
evening, November 18, 1999.
Refreshments at 7:30, lecture at 8 PM.

The guest speaker is Jackie Sones presenting 'DRAGONS AND DAMSELS'.

CBA will depart from butterflies this evening to introduce you to these
magnificent fliers of bogs, streams and ponds.

What do dancers, emeralds, jewelwings and rubyspots have in common? 
They're all members of the order Odonata.  Blair Nikula's beautiful slides
will introduce you to these intriguing insects.

Jackie Sones is a naturalist at the Mass Audubon Society's Wellfleet Bay
Wildlife Sanctuary, is an avid birder and butterflier, and has a strong
interest in dragonflies and damselflies.

We hope to see you there.

Directions:  I-91 to Willow St (exit 6), turn right and take Willow to the
end. 
Turn right onto Whitney Ave.  Make third left onto Huntington Street.
Go one and a half blocks up the hill, Ag Station is on the right. 
Park in lot next to greenhouses, Jones Auditorium is straight ahead.

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other free slide lectures that may be of interest


Thursday, November 11, the New Haven Bird Club will hold it's regular
monthly evening
meeting at the CT Agriculture Experiment Station.

The guest speaker is Sam Fried presenting his slide talk on
'Belize -- Little Known Jewel of Central America'

With some of the largest remaining tracts of undisturbed rain forest in
Central America, it is no wonder that Belize hosts myriad species of
tropical birds.  Sam Fried returns to our club to take us to the Lamanai
Outpost Lodge on the New River Lagoon, to Chan Chich, a lodge and
reservation built on a Maya plaza deep in the Belizean forest, and to
Crooked Tree Wildlife Preserve, with its vast congregations of wading
birds.

Refreshments by Stacy Hanks are sure to be a hit. 

All indoor programs are on the second Thursday of the month, starting in
September, and will be held in the Jones Auditorium at the Connecticut
Agriculture Experiment Station on Huntington Street in New Haven.  This
facility is handicapped accessible with a ramp and elevator.  The social
half-hour begins at 7:30 PM; the program begins at 8:00 PM.
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The CT Botanical Society will hold it's annual meeting on Saturday, Nov
13, 1999 at the Ag Station.

Gary Lincoff, author and mushroom expert will give a slide lecture titled

'WHY MUSHROOMS ARE EASIER TO IDENTIFY THAN VASCULAR PLANTS'.

The business portion of the meeting will be between 10 AM and 12:30 PM.

The lecture will start at 1PM and all are welcome.  Plan to arrive between
12:30 and 1.  Gary will be signing his books but it is not clear if he
will bring any to sell so bring yours if you have them.

Gary Lincoff is past president of the North American Mycological
Association and teaches field mycology and botany at the New York
Botanical Garden.
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