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Zoom Webinar – Antarctica Travelogue

Saturday, February 18 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm PST

On Saturday, February 18th, 2023, at 3 pm, join J.R. Blair, retired lecturer from San Francisco State University, on Zoom for his “Antarctica Travelogue.” From the comfort of our chairs, we will travel to the southern tip of South America, the Falkland Islands, and Antarctica to see and visit many of the places from which J.R. Blair has recently returned. He will highlight the birds and sea mammals of the southern hemisphere with excellent photographs and videos. This lecture should prove to be a fascinating journey. Do join us.

About the speaker:  J.R. Blair received his Bachelor’s degree at the Evergreen State College in Olympia, Washington and obtained his Master’s degree at San Francisco State University in 1999 studying with the accomplished mycologist, Dr. Dennis Desjardin. His thesis was Fungi Associated with Arctostaphylos in Northern California. Since then, he has been an active member of the Mycological Society of San Francisco. He served a two-year term as President and was Fungus Fair chairperson for five years. He has taught mushroom identification workshops for mycological societies and outdoor education programs for many years. He was a lecturer of biology at SFSU for 21 years and the director of the University’s Sierra Nevada Field Campus for eleven years until his retirement in December 2020.

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Saturday, February 18
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm PST