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.

Lincoln University Department of Biology Professor Dr. David F. Royer (back row, second from right) and Lincoln Environmental Club students pose for a photo with Jay Gregg, Regional Park Superintendent, Southern Region - Nottingham & Wolf's Hollow County Parks (back right), and V. John Coberly, Park Ranger, Southern Region – Nottingham & Wolf’s Hollow County Parks (back row, second from left). Students pictured are Bria Garcia (back left), (front row, left to right) Cleo Spear, Taylor Brookins, Dashawn Asegbola, Deja Garcia, and Charles Ragland.

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.