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Updated: 06/02/2017 08:30:02AM

Archbold hosting Florida Scrub talk

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Dr. Jim Carrel will be speaking at Archbold on Saturday afternoon.


Rachel Burnett, shown here in 2007 when she was a Research Assistant, studying the effects of fire on Archbold’s many oaks and palmetto species. She now has a Master’s degree in Forestry and Environmental Resources.

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VENUS — Dr. Jim Carrel, a Research Associate at Archbold Biological Station and former professor at the University of Missouri, will give a talk called “50 Years of Field Research at Archbold: How I fell in love with Florida Scrub” this Saturday at 3 p.m. in the East Meeting Room of the Frances Hufty Learning Center at Archbold. Dr. Carrel looks forward to sharing his stories and insights with members of the public as well as the Archbold community. The event is free, everyone welcome, and refreshments (lemonade and cookies) will be provided.

Dr. Carrel began his research at Archbold 50 years ago, in June of 1967. He has made over 70 visits to Archbold, studied over 26 different animal species in a variety of research projects, and published 30 scientific papers on his work at Archbold.

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