Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013 12:01 am
Nov. 16, 11am, 1pm and 3pm
Rob Mies, TV personality, conservation biologist, bat expert, author and executive director of Organization for Bat Conservation, will speak about traveling the world to discover the truly unique and sometimes strange life-forms that inhabit our planet. Learn about ecosystems, how animals are connected, the risk to biodiversity from human activities, conservation success stories and things everyone can do to protect wildlife from extinction. Encounter a flying squirrel, striped skunk, barred owl, bearded dragon, and a two-toed sloth (specific animals presented subject to change). Three identical one-hour programs will be presented and are recommended for elementary school children and their families. Free and open to the public. Seating will be limited.
Biodiversity Live! Family Program
Saturday, Nov. 16, 11am, 1pm and 3pm
Illinois State Museum
502 S. Spring Ave.