Sunday, January 22, 2012

Attention Philly Herpers! Check out this lecture at the Free Library on the the Philadelphia Zoo's efforts to protect the herps (and other animals and plants) of Haiti:

Event info:
A Vanishing Kingdom: Tracing the Origins of the Environmental Destruction of Haiti
Monday, January 30, 7:00 P.M.
Free Library of Philadelphia, Parkway Central Library, Skyline Room, 1901 Vine St., 215-567-7710
Join Dr. Garvey Lundy of Montgomery County Community College and Dr. Carlos Martinez Rivera of the Philadelphia Zoo as they explore how social conditions in Haiti affect the island’s flora and fauna, and how, in the wake of the 2010 earthquake, the Philadelphia Zoo is working to establish conservation strategies to save more than 40 plant and animal species native to the island. For more information on One Book events, visit

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