Monday, November 28, 2011
About the size of S. Carolina, the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is home to caribou herds, polar bears, grizzly bears, muskox, doll sheep, wolves, wolverines, snow geese, peregrine falcons and other migratory birds. Discover this isolated and breathtaking preserve at a special screening of "America's Wildest Refuge" on Tuesday, November 29, at Washington College.
You are invited for cake and refreshments at 6:30 PM in the McLain Atrium, located in the Toll Science Building on Campus Avenue in Chestertown. The film begins at 7:00 PM in Litrenta Lecture Hall. It has a running time of 50 minutes. You may watch the trailer on youtube.com. Colby Hawkinson, a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service specialist at Eastern Neck National Wildlife Refuge, will be on hand to answer questions and explore connections between the Eastern Neck and Arctic refuges. Events are sponsored by Washington College's Center for Environment & Society, the Friends of Eastern Neck Inc., and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. For information contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 410-778-7295.
Friday, November 11, 2011
In an effort to promote sustainability and expose the Washington College community to under-utilized portions of wild game, anthropology professor Bill Schindler and visiting lecturer Mark Wiest led a “Wild Charcuterie” cooking demonstration on Saturday Nov. 5.
Friday, November 4, 2011
Ashley Burdette '14 takes a stroll along the beach looking for megaladon shark's teeth.
Rettie Duke '13 uses an iPad to look a little closer at the Calvert Marine Museum.
Dr. Bill Schindler shows students which mushrooms in the forest are edible.
CRA partners with Ducks Unlimited on a wetland project which enhances habitat for waterfowl, provides farmers with income for marginal lands, and increases water filtration.