Yellowstone National Park is unequaled as a
beautiful place full of
biological and geological wonders, Yellowstone was the first -- and in
many ways still the best -- of America's national parks. But
is more than just a stunning nature area. It's also a research
laboratory, and a miniature city where 3,000 people work each summer.
join us at the Sierra Club-Huron Valley Group's
free public program this
Tuesday, March 20 to for Where the Bison and Biologists Roam --
Summer in Yellowstone Park, presented by Dave Brooks.
Dave's will explore Yellowstone's
legendary natural beauty
and wildlife, including the bison and wolves that make the park their
home. He will also explain how scientists make use of Yellowstone as a
field laboratory, and discuss the challenges of creating
the temporary community that makes Yellowstone National Park run each
this family-friendly event, which
begins at 7:30 pm at the lovely Matthaei Botanical Gardens (map).
The Sierra Club-Huron Valley Group's public programs are
normally held on the third Tuesday of each month at the Matthaei
Botanical Gardens, located at 1800
N. Dixboro Road (between Geddes and
Plymouth roads, just east of Ann Arbor and US-23), beginning
at 7:30 pm. Meetings are free and open to the public. Next months
After the presentation, we invite you to stay for
mingle with friendly people who share your interest in
nature. You can learn about local Sierra Club activities like hiking,
skiing, and our conservation projects.
We'll have Sierra Club coffee, and
tea, and EarthCash
shopping vouchers available for purchase by cash or check. With
EarthCash you can help
stop sprawl when you shop at many of your favorite stores -- at no
additional cost to you.
All are welcome; no membership is
required. Please feel free to forward this message to others who
Chair, Sierra Club-Huron Valley Group
The Natural Backyard: Landscaping with
Michigan Native Plants
more information: http://www.michigan.sierraclub.org/huron/