2017-2018 El Paso Group Sierra Club Speakers Series
El Paso Group Sierra Club presents 2017-2018 Kevin von Finger Speakers Series. Named after the late Sierran and ecologist, Kevin von Finger, the series will include talks about Aquatic Life in the Huecos, Climate Change, Wolves, Recycling, Burrowing Owls, the role of utilities in renewable energy and sustainability and more. All talks will be given on the 4th Tuesday of each month from now through May. All talks begin at 7PM at the UTEP Centennial Museum, 500 W. University.
2/27/18 Lois Balin (Creating Habitat for Burrowing Owls in El Paso) This presentation will include the fascinating ecology of the Western Burrowing Owl and the research that has been done at Rio Bosque Wetlands Park in El Paso on monitoring and providing habitat for burrowing owls.
3/27/18 Rick LoBello (Dude, come on, wolves need a decent life) For the sake of wilderness and our ecosystem, a growing number of people believe that the Mexican wolf should be given the chance to reclaim its rightful role in the Chihuahuan Desert of West Texas. Rick LoBello from the El Paso Zoo will tell the rest of the story.)
4/24/18 EPEC (The role of utilities in renewable energy and sustainability)
5/22/18 Paul Hyder (“Ecological and Environmental Consequences of the “Wall”)