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Dallas Chapter

“A Love/Hate Relationship: How Plants and Insects Live Together” by Sam Kieschnick

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Sam will be talking about the relationships between plants and insects. He will be covering pollination of course but will also discuss the defense mechanisms (physical and chemical!) that plants have developed to fend off insects.

Speaker:  Sam Kieschnick is an urban wildlife biologist with TPWD serving the east side of the DFW metroplex.  He previously worked as a nature educator with the City of Mansfield at Oliver Nature Park, as a naturalist at the Fort Worth Nature Center and Refuge, as a science interpreter with the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History, as a botanist with BRIT, and as an instructor at Weatherford College.  He has a master’s degree from Tarleton State University studying the genetics of pocket gophers.  As an urban wildlife biologist, Sam’s focus will be on three a’s: awareness, appreciation, and action.

Location: Gaston Christian Center’s Fellowship Hall – 8515 Greenville Avenue, Dallas, TX 75243 (google map link: https://goo.gl/maps/f56RmuSnjn9Z6RQQ6)

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Meeting ID: 837 2523 6133
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