Monthly Archives: November 2016

Meet the Salamanders of Western North Carolina: Origins, Diversity, and Conservation – November 11, 2016

The origin of amphibians is traced back to about 350 million years ago when ancient fishes began their invasion of the land. One product of this long evolutionary history – modern salamanders of the Southern Appalachian Mountains – displays extraordinary … Continue reading


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More Adventures in Colombia – November 4, 2016

Larason & Juanita entertained us with a talk about their return trip to Colombia. Their “chicken bus” style of travel, with few advance reservations, sometime forced itinerary changes, but nothing serious. Before the presentation, Bonnie told us about her experience watching … Continue reading

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