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Conference Special Events


Zadock Thompson Zoological Collection Open House

Time: Friday April 21st, 1 pm to 5 pm

Location: Blundell House on the UVM Redstone Campus (342 S. Prospect Street, Burlington ... second to last building on the 1-way circular drive off of the street ... parking is allowed along S. Prospect Street)

Description: Stop by to tour a diversity of specimens from New England and beyond on display, both historical and current, and learn about some ongoing projects that contribute to and utilize the zoological collection. There is also a Catamount on display along with interpretative materials at the Davis Student Center on Main Street, a 5–10 minute easy walk from the main collection.

Pre-registration not required ... just stop by anytime during the event hours.

Free of charge

For more information, contact Sara Helms Cahan at scahan@uvm.edu


Queer Biologists Convergence

Time: Friday April 21st, 7:30 to 8:30 pm

Location: Room I

Description: Despite laws, policies, and stigma, queerness continues to thrive in nature, and we continue to be part of nature. We don't have to navigate cisnormative/heteronormative biology departments, workplaces or field forays alone. Share your challenges, share your successes, problem-solve, and let's celebrate queerness among our fellow biologists. If you're inspired, bring a photo of a favorite non-human creature.

Pre-registration not required. Note: this meeting is open to any queer/LGBTQIA2S+ identifying conference participant or attendee; even if you aren't staying at the conference hotel Friday night, you are welcome to attend.

Free of charge

For more information, contact Aaron Marcus at aaron.marcus@vermont.gov

Other NENHC 2023 special events will be listed here as they are confirmed.




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