Nature Conservancy up next in lecture series

T he Nature Conservancy’s conservation activities will be the subject of a lecture next week at the Cooke’s Island Recreation Center in Whitehall.

The lecture, “Plant, animal, and water conservation in the Southern Lake Champlain Valley” will be held at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 7.

Cherie Mosher, a member of Americorps program working with the Nature Conservancy, will discuss the organization’s activities in the Southern Lake Champlain Valley and local nature preserves owned by the Conservancy.

The lecture is sponsored by the Arts and Recreation Commission of Whitehall. Admission is free and attendees will have the opportunity to ask speakers questions following their discussion.

The final lecture of the summer will be held at 7 p.m. on Aug. 14. Stan Burdick and Nils Lommerin will discuss the “Cartoon Museum,” which is located at Cooke’s Island.

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