Plants On Fire!
Fire is a natural part of Texas plant and animal communities. Too little fire has altered our savannas and woodlands and put them at risk for catastrophic wildfires. This talk will explore how prescribed fire can be used to restore endangered species, manage invasive species, and reduce extreme wildfire risk.
Truths and Myths Behind the Lost World of South America
From Arthur Conan Doyle’s The Lost World tothe Disney movie “Up”, there are many myths that surround the tepuis (flattop mountains) of South America. Rising up to 3000m, these colossal mountains offer exciting opportunities for evolutionary studies.
Join me as I walk you through the majestic beauty of tepuis. We’ll meet the flora and fauna that call these mountains home, and explore odd myths, and stranger truths, of a lost world.