What: Galapagos Islands Adventures
When: TUESDAY, Dec. 6th, 2016, 7 p.m. – 9:25 p.m.
Where: The Dan Beard Boy Scout Council
10078 Reading Road, Cincinnati, OH 45241
Speaker: Jack Berninger
The Galapagos Islands, enchanted isles that changed forever our understanding of the nature of life in our universe. Located about 600 miles off the coast of Ecuador, and owned by the Ecuadorian Government, this island chain is a mecca for endemic wildlife. It is home of the Charles Darwin Research Center for the Giant Tortoise, known for the many varieties of Darwin finches, and a breeding ground for white tip reef sharks, marine iguanas, and blue & red-footed boobies.
Short Bio: Jack is a retired biology teacher who spends his time still educating people on the wonderful and exciting flora and fauna of the Cincinnati and Everglades Regions. Jack runs various programs and hikes for Audubon, Fernald, astronomical groups, Naples Nature Preserves and other wildlife groups in Ohio, Indiana, and Florida.