2002-2003 Program Schedule
September 17, Tuesday
"Elephants in Tulsa" by Jessica
Scallan, an elephant keeper at the Tulsa Zoo. Learn how our zoo
participates in the effort to save endangered Asian Elephants.
October 15, Tuesday
"Thick-billed Parrots" by Diane
Fell, curator of birds at the Tulsa Zoo. She will give us an inside look at
these beautiful birds and how the zoo participates in an effort to save an
November 19, Tuesday
"Restoring our National Symbol" by
Alan Jenkins, Assistant Director of Sutton Avian Research Center. He has
been involved with the Center's Bald Eagle restoration project since its
December 17, Tuesday
"Annual Show and Tell Christmas
Party." Attendees are invited to bring up to 10 of their favorite slides on
any subject of general interest, to share with the group. Contact Lynda
Fritts, 669-6649 or 341-7431, firstname.lastname@example.org,
for information. We will all bring Christmas goodies to share after the meeting.
January 21, Tuesday
"Chimpanzee Politics" by Amy Morris
Marcoux, a naturalist at Oxley Nature Center. Prior to coming to Oxley
she was privileged to work with the Tulsa Zoo Chimpanzees for 18 years.
She will introduce you to the lives and contribution of the zoo chimps
to science and medicine.
February 18, Tuesday
"Wildflowers, Bluestem and Bison" by
Harvey Payne, Director of the Nature Conservancy Tallgrass Prairie Preserve. He
will delight us with some of his excellent photographs while discussing the
history and future of this preserve.
March 18, Tuesday
"MEHAH - Its Birth, Growth and
Development" by Carol Eames, retired Education Curator of the Tulsa
Zoo. One of her passions has been instilling conservation education in
everyone. She has worked to achieve this through founding MEHAH - Make
Every Home A Habitat.
April 15, Tuesday
"Birding Attu" by Bob Jennings,
retired Director of Oxley Nature Center. As an avid birder, Bob has been
privileged to visit many birding areas. He invites us to experience his
memories of birding this tiny island in the Aleutians.
May 20, Tuesday
"Bat Experiences" by Marilyn
Murphy and Gail Storey. Marilyn has been a wildlife rehabilitator for 20
years. Gail is a past president of TAS and is involved in animal aid.
They have worked together in rehabilitating and reintroducing native
bats to our area.