Steven Beissinger, Thursday, October 7, 7 pm
At the Elizabeth W. Chilton Education Center AND via Zoom
Please specify during the check out process if you elect for zoom link vs. in person.
Steven Beissinger, Professor of Ecology and Conservation Biology in the Department of Environmental Science at Berkeley and the co-Director of the Berkeley Institute for Parks, is an expert on Berkeley alumnus Stephen Mather's work and legacy. He will speak about Stephen Mather's efforts which led to the creation of the National Park Service and also about the current challenges facing the National Parks and its future.
Tickets $25, $15 for members and students, teachers FREE.
Members use code MEMBER10.
Students use code STUDENT10.
Teachers “purchase” free ticket below.
If you opt to attend via zoom, under “notes” during the check out process please add “ZOOM.”
The Mather Homestead is partnering with Barrett Bookstore on this event. Please buy local! Steven’s book, Science, Conservation, and National Parks is available for advanced purchase at Barrett Bookstore and at the event on 10/7.
Professor of Ecology and Conservation Biology, University of Berkeley Department of Environmental Science
Co-director of the Berkeley Institute for Parks
Thursday, October 7, 7 pm
The Mather Mountain Party journeyed through the Sierra Nevada in 1915.