George Waring, professor emeritus in the SIU Carbondale Department of Zoology, will discuss “Birding the Highlands of Ecuador” at the Southern Illinois Learning in Retirement meeting.
The meeting takes place at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 20.
As a specialist in the study of birds and mammals, Waring has observed and photographed birds worldwide. During his 40 years as an SIUC faculty member, Waring's teaching and research areas included vertebrate biology and the behavior of wild, domesticated, and zoo animals. He is the author of more than 200 papers and other scholarly publications.
The meeting, free and open to the public, will be held at Grace United Methodist Church, 220 N. Tower Road in Carbondale. A coffee and social hour will begin at 9:30 a.m.
For more information, contact Jackie Welch at 618-536-7751 or e-mail email@example.com.
— The Southern