Title: The Natural History of Oak-Feeding Insects in Maryland
Speaker: John Lill
Description: John Lill is Assoc. Professor of Biology at the George Washington University, where he teaches courses in ecology and conservation. He is a native of Montgomery Co. He received his BS and MS in biology at the University of MD and his PhD at the University of Missouri-St. Louis. He and his students conduct field research on plant-insect interactions at local forest sites in MD and DC. Dr. Lill also does science outreach to the local community through regular presentations at elementary schools and annual 'caterpillar walks' in Sligo Creek Park. As one of our Year of the Oak events, this talk will focus on the relationships between insects and the native oaks of Maryland. Watch for the announcement of a follow-up field trip.
Location: Kensington Library.
Directions: From the Washington Beltway (I-495)
Take Connecticut Avenue north to the third signal after the Beltway. Turn left onto Knowles and go 2 1/2 blocks to the library on the right.
The meeting is open to non-members.
Registration is not required.