January 14 - "Aquatic Invasive Species and Asian Carp - Impacts to Lake Erie"
David O. Kelch, Associate Professor, Aquatic Invasive Species Program Coordinator, Ohio Sea Grant Program, OSU Extension
February 11 - "Discovering the Mound and Earthwork Builders of Northern Ohio, Museum Archaeology at the Heckleman Site"
Brian Redmond, Ph.D. - CMNH Curator of Archaeology
March 10 - "Mushrooms of Ohio - A Sampling of the Diverse and Interesting Fungi in Your Backyard"
Jerry Pepera, Amateur Mycologist
April 14 - "Mentor Marsh - The Green Ribbon: Updates On Our Challenges & Opportunities"
Becky Donaldson, Mentor Marsh Naturalist
May 12 - "From Burning Rivers to Living Rivers: Crisis and Opportunity For Sustaining
Global Fresh Water"
Jeff Opperman, Senior Freshwater Scientist,
The Nature Conservancy
June 16 - (3rd Saturday) - "Snakes and Their Reptilian Kin: Fascinating and Beautiful! ...You, Too, Can Learn to Love Them"
Charles Voracek, Herpetologist, Retired (Cleveland MetroParks Zoo)
We generally meet in the Rare Book Room of The Cleveland Museum of Natural History, located on the 2nd floor next to the Library.
We begin our "Coffee and Conversation" at 9:30 a.m, and our meeting follows at 10:00 a.m.
Please consider yourself, and a friend if you wish, invited to attend one of our next meetings as our guest(s).