Academy of Lifelong Learning

EASTERN NECK NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE – YESTERDAY AND TODAY

EASTERN NECK NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE – YESTERDAY AND TODAY

Nature & Environment

Simon Kenyon

 

Simon Kenyon

Mondays, March 18 – April 22 (six weeks) 4:15 – 5:30 pm
Lecture/Discussion /Guest Speakers

This course offers an introduction to Eastern Neck National Wildlife Refuge through a discussion of the history of the island, its transformation into a wildlife refuge, and its unique contribution to the Eastern Shore ecosys- tem. A team of speakers will address Eastern Neck’s history, bird life, and its place in the National Wildlife Refuge system, as well as environmental and wildlife management on the island. Speakers will include Fish and Wildlife service staff and other guest speakers.

SIMON KENYON is a member of the board of Friends of Eastern Neck, volunteers in the book store and butterfly garden, and manages social media for the Refuge. He and his wife Sue retired to Rock Hall in 2014. Simon is an Emeritus Professor of Dairy Production Medicine. He has experience in farm animal health and wildlife conservation in the United States, Africa and Southeast Asia.