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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT NEWS RELEASE
Northern California District
 
Release Date: 02/03/12
Contacts: Jeff Fontana, 530-252-5332 jfontana@blm.gov    
News Release No. CA-N-12-27

Presentation on Wasps Next Event in King Range Lecture Series


Fascinating information on wasps, particularly species that live in Humboldt and Mendocino counties, will be presented in a free lecture Tuesday, Feb. 21, at 7 p.m., in the Healy Senior Center, 456 Briceland Rd. in Redway.

Dr. John DeMartini, Ph.D. will focus the talk on gall wasps. He will present slides and examples of gall wasps and attendant wasps.

Dr. DeMartini is a professor emeritus in the Department of Biological Sciences at Humboldt State University. His Redwood Science Project promotes science education in kindergarten through high school, and is developing media materials on the biology of gall wasps.

The presentation is part of the annual King Range Winter Lecture Series presented by the Bureau of Land Management King Range National Conservation Area and the Lost Coast Interpretive Association.




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