On Thursday evenings throughout the spring, we’ll host speakers presenting on a range of topics involving nature, science, and ecology, in our own backyards and beyond. Join us in the Melvin Room at 7:00 pm!
March 20: Fork ‘Em Over: Food Scraps Recycling with Cayuga Composting. Tompkins County has collaborated with Cayuga Composting to provide residents with more recycling options—they now take food scraps! Learn how you can reduce your household waste, divert waste from landfills, and even avoid spoiled food in the first place.
April 3: Antarctic Expeditioning with Louise Adie. Back by popular demand! Intrepid traveler and community member Louise Adie will present gorgeous photographs collected during her years of eco-tourism.
April 10: The Lost Ladybug Project with Leslie Allee. Leslie Allee, director of outreach for the Lost Ladybug Project at Cornell University, will talk about changing native ladybug populations throughout the U.S. and the Project’s quest for citizen scientists to help make research possible.
May 15: Lyme Disease. Lyme disease has become increasingly prevalent in our area, and is a health risk for both humans and pets. Learn about its impact and ways to avoid and/or treat it.