Mountain Lake Science Saturdays: Frog in the Fog, Part 2 with David Blackburn
Mountain Lake Science Saturdays is a lively new series of talks by scientists studying topics relating to Mountain Lake and its ecological restoration. On the first Saturday of every month, gather at the lake to hear researchers from a variety of disciplines talk on topics ranging from Archaeology to Zooplankton. Here’s your chance to ask the experts your questions about the science being done to save this precious San Francisco natural wonder!
Frog in the Fog, Part 2 - Exploring the diversity of amphibian species and threats to their survival in Africa and closer to home.
On Saturday, October 19, come hear David Blackburn discuss his recent work on amphibians both regionally and internationally, including from his recent trip to Cameroon earlier this year. Blackburn is a curator of amphibians and reptiles in the Institute for Biodiversity Science and Sustainability at the California Academy of Sciences. He specializes in studying the diversity, evolution, and conservation of amphibians, especially frogs. Working with colleagues and students around the world, his current work focuses on the evolution and conservation of Central African frogs.