Coming up, this Monday, April 3rd!!
Special Guest Speaker: Stu Pickell (Los Angeles Mycological Society)
6:45pm Bring in specimens for identification
7:00pm Lecture and Q&A
Casa del Prado Room 101 in Balboa Park (adjacent to the Natural History Museum)
Free, open to the public
Keep your eyes peeled for details about our next foray on Sunday, April 2, 2023!
Remember these are members only, so if you’d like to join, please visit our member sign up page.
***Please keep rain in your thoughts so we can get out into the field and have fun(gi)!
***Reminder that you can always bring in specimens for identification to our meetings!
Let’s show and tell what you’ve found in your local neighborhoods!
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While it may look like drawers of dead plants and animals, our collection is very much alive with information critical to the future of our region, and indeed, human survival on the planet. When museums coordinate efforts, share information, and make their specimens more accessible, our global collection becomes ever more relevant to the future of humanity and biodiversity.
Los enfoques de investigación y conservación geográficamente limitados nos dan una perspectiva incompleta que nos lleva a una solución incompleta. Si bien existen desafíos para la colaboración transfronteriza, también sabemos que funciona. La Dra. Mariana Delgado Fernández y su colega en San Diego, La Dra. Michelle Thompson, explican por qué un enfoque holístico es crucial para el futuro de nuestra región.
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