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Amphibians and Reptiles in the Narrow River Watershed

Date: Sunday, February 26, 2017
Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: Maury Loontjens Memorial Library, 35 Kingstown Road, Narragansett


Register now for Amphibians and Reptiles in the Narrow River Watershed
with Nancy Karraker

Dr. Nancy Karraker, URI Associate Professor in the Department of Natural Resources Science, will describe the wide variety of amphibians and reptiles that thrive in the Narrow River Watershed. Dr. Karraker's research has examined the impacts of habitat loss, pollution, climate change, invasive species and disease on biodiversity in North America and Southeast Asia. That research has included field studies with her students at Canonchet Farm.

2017 Winter Speaker Series “On Pettaquamscutt: Presentations on the Environment and the History of the Narrow River Watershed”

The Friends of Canonchet Farm, Narrow River Preservation Association, South County Museum and the Maury Loontjens Memorial Library along with generous support from Trio Restaurant, are collaborating for the sixth year to sponsor the Winter Speaker Series On Pettaquamscutt: Presentations on the Environment and the History of the Narrow River Watershed

The presentations will take place on selected Sundays from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. at the Maury Loontjens Memorial Library, 35 Kingstown Road, Narragansett.

After each event, participants are encouraged to continue the conversation at Trio Restaurant, 15 Kingstown Road, Narragansett.

Up Next: Sunday, March 26, 2017, North Kingstown Historian Tim Cranston tells us all about Industry along the Pettaquamscutt

These events are free and open to the public. Participants must register at or at the calendar page of the Library website ( to reserve a seat as the capacity of the room is 90 guests. For more information, call 401-783-5344.


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