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From Whalers and the War of 1812 to Mockingbirds and Imps of Darkness: Life's Grand Experiment in Galapagos

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Monday, November 12, 2018
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM  
Northwest College
Intercultural House
565 College Drive
Powell, WY

From Charles Darwin to Herman Melville to Peter and Rosemary Grant, inquisitive minds have visited the rough shores, sun-baked lava flows, and verdant mist-wrapped cones of Galapagos with each imagination carrying away a story of their own.  Few locales offer such a suite of boom and bust environments like Galapagos and it is just that give-and-take that has led to so many insights beyond our wildest understanding.  Join Eric Atkinson, assistant professor of Biology, as he shares some historical perspectives, natural history observations, and evolutionary insights following his foray to these “Enchanted Isles.”