USGS - Science for a changing world

Colorful South Pacific Species – New Discoveries and Looming Threats – Free USGS Public Lecture December 13

This Science Feature can be found at: http://www.usgs.gov/blogs/features/usgs_science_pick/colorful-south-pacific-species-new-discoveries-and-looming-threats-free-usgs-public-lecture-december-13/

 

Exciting discoveries are spurring research to uncover hidden secrets deep within South Pacific tropical forests. USGS Research Biologist Robert Fisher will be making an engaging presentation detailing new discoveries and emerging threats to wildlife and ecosystems. Join us on December 13th, to hear Fisher’s stories from the tropical forests of Papua New Guinea and hear him detail his discovery of a new species dubbed the “bumblebee” gecko, and what he and other herpetologists are finding while studying Pacific lizard biodiversity

Time: Thursday, December 13, 2012 • 7-8pm

Speaker:  Robert Fisher, USGS Research Biologist with the USGS Western Ecological Research Center

Location: 345 Middlefield Road, Building 3 Auditorium, second floor, Menlo Park, CA 94025

Phone:  650-329-4000

FREE and Open to the Public
Follow this event live streaming over the Internet!