2019 SNARL Spring Seminar Series

Tuesday, May 21, 2019 -
6:30pm to 8:00pm
Tuesday, May 28, 2019 -
6:30pm to 8:00pm
Tuesday, June 4, 2019 -
6:30pm to 8:00pm
1016 Mount Morrison Road
Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546
United States
Phone: 
805-893-5655

We are pleased to announce the lineup of presentations for our SNARL Spring Seminar Series. Seminars are on Tuesday evenings from 7-8 PM and doors open at 6:30. All seminars will be held in the Page Center at SNARL – 1016 Mount Morrison Road.  Small tasters of food and drink will be provided by local businesses.  Please arrive early to park, secure a seat, snack and mingle. Seminars are geared to adult audiences, however young people are encouraged to attend and well-behaved children are welcome. Visitors are not allowed to bring dogs to SNARL, so please leave pets at home. SNARL is managed by the Valentine Eastern Sierra Reserve. Looking forward to seeing you at SNARL.

If you would like to download a printable pdf version of the schedule, please visit our website.

April 30: From counting snowflakes to measuring water equivalent, the goal of measuring snow remotely has come a long way. Dr. Bert Davis, Senior Scientific Technical Director, Cold Regions Research & Engineering Laboratory, Chief Scientist, Geospatial Research and Engineering, U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center.

May 7: Challenges and approaches to saving Snow Leopards. Dr. Rodney Jackson, The Snow Leopard Conservancy.

May 14: Putting California on the Map: Von Schmidt's Lines. David Carle, Author and retired Park Ranger.

May 21: The Mammoth Lakes Wildlife Crossing: A proposal to reduce wildlife-vehicle collisions on Highway 395 in southern Mono County. Tim Taylor, Environmental Scientist-Wildlife Biologist, California Department of Fish and Wildlife.

May 28: Can California's wildfire problem be solved? Film Showing of 'Wilder Than Wild: Fire, Forests and the Future' followed by Q & A with Malcolm North. Dr. Malcom North, Research Scientist, USDA Forest Service PSW Research Station and Affiliate Professor, Department of Plant Sciences, U.C. Davis.

June 4: The flooding of Hetch Hetchy Valley was an iconic event, but what has been happening downstream? Jeff Holmquist, Research Scientist, White Mountain Research Center, Institute of the Environment and Sustainability, UCLA.