Lecture series starts on Friday
DUMMERSTON- The Dummerston Conservation Commission presents “Conservation Genetics: Genome Research Applications to Wildlife Ecology,” during the February andMarch lecture series. All lectures will take place at the Evening Star Grange, East-West Road at Middle Road on Friday from 10 am to noon.
Invited speakers will bring their own experience with current genomics studies of plants and animals common to New England and beyond. Applications of genomics visitors may learn about in these lectures include: Canada lynx population spread; the ecology surrounding raptors such as the golden eagle in the Midwest; how salamanders adapt to evolving habitat; applications to marine species, including the leatherback turtle; and how red spruce forest adapts to the climate in the Green Mountains.
For more information call (802) 254-4717.