October 10, 2013 – Regular Monthly Meeting

Out of Our Element, Costa Rica
Speaker:  Don Simons and Lori Spencer

Costa Rica is a tropical wonderland for students of natural history. Around 25% of the country is protected natural areas. It is one of the most biologically diverse countries in the world.

Lori Spencer and Don Simons enjoyed a visit to Costa Rica in April. Spencer is the author of Arkansas Butterflies and Moths and The Diana Fritillary, Arkansas’s State Butterfly. Simons, an interpreter for Mount Magazine State Park, has been with Arkansas State Parks since 1981, and is a former president of the Arkansas Audubon Society. They will share images and lessons learned on their first trip to Central America.

Location: Fletcher Library.  Time: 7 PM.