UW-Stevens Point faculty experts to offer free community lectures
The College of Letters and Science Community Lecture Series will be held on select Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. in the Pinery Room at the Portage County Public Library, 1001 Main St., Stevens Point. The public is invited to attend free of charge.
The first of eight lectures, “Mitigating Wildlife Mortality Along State Highway 66,” will be held Tuesday, Sept. 10, presented by Peter Zani of the Department of Biology at UW-Stevens Point. Learn how a tunnel underpass on Highway 66 near Jordan Pond has decreased mortality among turtles and other animals and improved driver safety since 2016.
An associate professor of biology, Zani has studied reptiles and amphibians for 25 years, traveling to Brazil, Ecuador and Nicaragua. His research focuses on how animals cope with seasonal environments and climate change. He is also curator of amphibians and reptiles for the UW-Stevens Point Museum of Natural History.
The 2019-2020 Community Lecture Series schedule also includes:
For more information on the Community Lecture Series, visit www.uwsp.edu/cols/lectureseries or email firstname.lastname@example.org