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picture of Amanda VincentAmanda Vincent of the University of British Columbia will present the 41st annual Hefner

Lecture on Thursday, November 5th, at 7:30 pm, in 102 Benton Hall. Dr. Vincent, Professor of Zoology at UBC, is the Co-founder and Director of Project Seahorse, an organization committed to the conservation and sustainable use of theworld’s coastal marine ecosystems. Project Seahorse staff generate cutting-edge research and use their findings to develop highly effective coposter art by Sue Friedmannservation interventions. Dr. Vincent's lecture is entitled "CITES and seahorses:  An epic adventure of trade winds & trade-offs." 

A reception will follow at the Hefner Museum of Natural History, 100 Upham Hall.


Poster art shown by Sue Fox Friedmann


Both the lecture and the reception are free and open to the public.


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