The noontime lecture series are hosted at the Interagency Information Center located at 345 East Riverside Drive in St. George, Utah. Admission is free, but space is limited for this popular lecture series. Obtain tickets in advance from the Interagency Information Center to reserve a seat. For more information about the upcoming lectures call the Interagency Visitor Center at (435) 688-3200.
January 7: “Southern Paiute: A Portrait”. Join the author Logan Hebner and photographer Michael Plyler for a discussion of their recently published book. Hebner and Plyler will discuss the poignant American Indians views and perspectives of history captured in their book.
January 14: “The Geology of White Pocket.” Among the numerous scenic wonders boasted by the Vermilion Cliffs National Monument, White Pocket is distinguished by spectacularly unique colors and contours. Geologist Marc Deshowitz provides a revealing scientific unraveling of the chronological events which shaped these geologic wonders.
January 21: “A New Day for the Condor.” Endangered, but recovering, the California condor increasingly frequents the Colorado Plateau. Mike Small, a key member of the team that helped reintroduce this species into the wild, will share his perspective and provide an update on the current status of this avian icon.
January 27-30: “St. George Bird Festival.” This Brown Bag event will migrate to the St. George City Tonaquint Nature Center at Tonaquint Park on Dixie Drive. This Friday the program will merge with lectures offered at the annual indoor/outdoor event.
For a complete listing of lectures and field trips, go to: Redcliffsaudubon.org or pick up a flyer with directions and times at the Interagency Visitor Center at 345 East Riverside Drive in St. George or call (435) 688-3200 for more information.