Students Attend Local Environmental Banquet
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Lincoln University, Pa. - Students from Lincoln’s Environmental Science Club attended the Friends of the State Line Serpentine Barrens annual fall banquet on October 21 at the Oxford Presbyterian Church.
Biology Professor David Royer, secondary advisor to the Environmental Science Club, organized the students’ attendance at the dinner. Lincoln University Department of Biology Professor Anna Hull is the club’s primary advisor and is a past chairwoman of the FSLSB.
The Friends of the State Line Serpentine Barrens is a chapter of Pennsylvania Parks and Forests Foundation. FSLSB is a non-profit group of volunteers dedicated to the conservation of the history and ecology of the globally rare serpentine ecosystem located along the Pennsylvania/Maryland state line.
Lincoln students heard two speakers Kelly Sitch from Pennsylvania’s Department of Conservation andNatural Resources and Jodie Shivery from the company Ecologically Sound Landscapes. The speakers addressed the banquet’s theme “The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: Invasive plants and their native alternatives.”
Article by Shelley Mix. Photo provided.