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      Dinner and Evening Lecture: Of Monarchs and Milkweed: Coevolution, Cultural History, and Conservation in Monkton


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      September 19, 2019

      Thursday   5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

      3535 Jarrettsville Pike
      Monkton, Maryland 21111

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      Dinner and Evening Lecture: Of Monarchs and Milkweed: Coevolution, Cultural History, and Conservation

      Lecture with Anurag Agrawal, Professor of Environmental Sciences, Cornell University
      Using striking visual imagery, esteemed professor Dr. Agrawal will present the natural history of monarchs, including the current predicament of conservation and declines; and milkweed, with its famous toxins and cultural importance spanning human history. The thought-provoking give-and-take interactions between monarchs and milkweed over the course of millions of years will be revealed, highlighting the latest research results. Dr. Agrawal has won numerous awards for his research and is highly praised for his fascinating lectures. Price includes dinner and admission to the gardens and native butterfly house.

      Cost: Payment required - TICKETS $40 Members | $50 Non-Members (includes ShowClix fee) REGISTRATION | Pre-registration and payment is required. Dinner: Pasta Primavera with Side Salad, Dessert TIME 5:00 – 6:45 PM Dinner in the Ladew Café & stroll the gardens. (Please arrive for dinner by 6:15). LECTURE TIME 7 PM Lecture in Barn Gallery Phone: 410-557-9570

      Categories: Education | Outdoors & Recreation | Science

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