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Dr. Laura Marsh will chronicle her 4-month expedition into the flooded depths of the Amazon rainforest seeking a particular species of saki monkey that had not been seen since the 1930’s.

Date: 
Tue, 2019-02-26

Along with a team of international researchers, local guides, conservationists and photographers, endured difficult conditions on their quest; they often got up before dawn, put on heavy long pants, long sleeves, boots and hat in 100%
humidity and up to mid-90 degrees to go slogging through various habitats, covered in
biting insects and mud. And often in heavy pouring rain so intense that their field work had
to cease. Sometimes the researchers had to swim across channels in all of their clothes
with all of their gear. The researchers also learned about hunting, fishing, and forest use by the local people.

The monthly meetings are held on the fourth Tuesday of each month in the planetarium of the Pajarito Environmental Education Center (PEEC)  2600 Canyon Rd, Los Alamos, NM 87544

Social at 6:45.  Reports of recent and upcoming trips at 7:05pm.   Program to follow.

Visitors are always welcome!  Free refreshments!

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