Folger Stable Speaker Series
The Folger Stable Speaker Series features a variety of interesting talks on natural and historical topics. Learn more about the series on the Friends of Huddart & Wunderlich Parks website.
Sunday, June 24, 2018 - 3pm-7pm
A Quiet Epidemic: Lyme Disease
Featuring Jo Ellis, Director of Education & Outreach for the Bay Area Lyme Foundation. Lyme disease is the fastest growing vector-borne illness in the U.S. Joe will share the latest research on Lyme disease and tick bite prevention so we can all recreate safely in our open spaces.
Sunday, October 21, 2018 - 3pm
What Makes Owls So Special?
Featuring ornithologist, artist and naturalist Hans Peeters. Are owls really wise? The seductive blink of their eyes and slow turns of their heads certainly suggest deliberation and purpose. Wisdom, however, is hardly an attribute of these efficient killing machines. The large head is mostly filled with an extraordinary hearing apparatus and out-sized eyes that leave little room for a fairly modest brain. So what makes owls so special? Nearly everything! Join us to tap into your inner ornithologist.