Feather River Land Trust and Plumas Audubon Society are proud to present:

Thursday, December 6. FREE EVENT. Join us for an evening with Paul Hardy and Dr. Linda Cayot. Find out why conservation is important in the Galapagos and the Feather River Watershed and what these two areas have in common. 

Location: Chalet View Lodge, Portola

Upper meeting room above the gym. Enjoy dinner at The Grille before the event.

Presenters:

Dr. Linda Cayot, Wildlife biologist, FRLT member, and Science Advisor for Galapagos Conservancy.

Linda first traveled to Galapagos in 1981 to study giant tortoises for her PhD and has remained involved in the islands ever since. Working for the Charles Darwin Research Station from 1988 to 1998, she supervised the tortoise and land iguana breeding centers, including the care of "Lonesome George," the last of the Pinta Island Tortoises. She is currently the Science Advisor to Galapagos Conservancy, a nonprofit US organization dedicated to the long-term protection of the Galapagos Islands

Paul Hardy, Wildlife biologist and Executive Director of FRLT.

Paul was born and raised in Portola and he is a founder of the Feather River Land Trust. He earned a M.S. in Wildlife and Fisheries Biology in 1997 and has published several peer reviewed articles on wildlife habitat in the Western United States. He is passionate about conserving the lands and waters of the Feather River region and enjoys sharing the places he loves with his children.

Thursday, December 6, 2012