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Speaker Series: Western Pond Turtles

June 13 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Photo courtesy of Sacramento State/Andrea Price

Western Pond Turtles Habitat and Conservation

Guest Speaker: Dr. Michelle Stevens and Lexi Vonehrenkrook

Join us as we learn more about pond turtles, local habitat, and conservation efforts.

Photos courtesy of Sacramento State/Andrea Price.

Professor Stevens has worked in the fields of wetlands and restoration since the mid 1980’s. She had the good fortune of completing her master’s degree at UW Madison just as a Supreme Court decision guided policy and regulation to protect wetlands as waters of the U.S. As a tribal descendent of the Nez Perce from the Colville Confederated Tribes, she has always had a deep affinity for ethnobotany. Her doctorate combined restoration and Traditional Ecological Knowledge/ Traditional Resource Management and she is humbly grateful for the opportunity to join in the local Miwok Community. She has taught at Sac State since 2007 and began the Bushy Lake Project in 2015.

Please RSVP below by 6pm the evening prior. Space is limited. Parking and admission are free, but donations are encouraged ($5-$20 per person recommended). Complete your liability waiver in advance for faster checkin.

SVC’s Environmental Speaker Series at Camp Pollock

Join us for a different topic the second Thursday of the month, February through June. Download the flier here.

  • Feb 8 – Riparian Plant Communities with Louise Jackson
  • Mar 14 – Three Central Valley Birds of Concern with Dan Airola
  • Apr 11 – Bumblebees and Habitat Needs with Jaymee Marty
  • May 9 – Open Space Protection Updates with Steve Schweigerdt
  • Jun 13 – Western Pond Turtle Conservation Update with Dr. Michelle Stevens

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June 13
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Camp Pollock
1501 Northgate Blvd
Sacramento, CA 95815 United States
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