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Geotalk Presents "Costa Rica and Nicaragua"
Biologist Highlights Natural Diversity
Written By Colleen Bierstine '15, PR Intern
Professor will describe sights from colonial cities to beach resorts
Utica, NY (10/21/2013)- Joel Ralston, visiting assistant professor of biology, will give his lecture “Costa Rica and Nicaragua,” as a part of Utica College’s Fall 2013 Geotalk Series.
The lecture will take listeners to the Guanacaste province of Costa Rica and across the border into Nicaragua as Ralston recaps his recent vacation there. He will describe the places he visited, including colonial cities, small village markets, volcanoes, dry forests, mountain lodges and even beach resorts. Some of the amazing natural diversity that can be found in all of these places will be highlighted.
The lecture will take place at 2:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 26 in the Willard Conference Room in UC’s DePerno Hall. Refreshments will be served at 2:15 p.m., and the event is free and open to the public.
For more information, call: (315) 792-3028 or visit www.utica.edu/geotalk
About Utica College – Utica College, founded in 1946, is a comprehensive private institution offering bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees. The College, located in upstate central New York, approximately 90 miles west of Albany and 50 miles east of Syracuse, currently enrolls over 4,000 students in 38 undergraduate majors, 29 minors, 20 graduate programs and a number of pre-professional and special programs.
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