Springfield Museums Events February

Museums à la Carte Lecture

February 27th, 12:15 pm

General Museum Event

Introduction to the Tropical Rainforest
Frances Ryan, environmental journalist & educator, Horizon Productions

Where are the tropical rainforest, what are these regions like and why are they so important? Our introductory presentation answers these questions and more as we explore the location, structure, and function of these critically important regions. Participants will also become familiar the great Amazon Rainforest. Covering an area of over 1.5 million square miles this remarkable rainforest is home to one third of all of the species on earth! Our colorful slide show showcases a fascinating variety of species which inhabit the various layers of this lush and productive eco-region.

$2 members; $4 nonmembers

Davis Auditorium, Michele and Donald D’Amour Museum of Fine Arts.
The audience is invited to bring a lunch to enjoy during the program; cookies and beverage are provided.

Sponsored by Big Y

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