Speakers’ Series returns March 3

By KIT B. FASSLER

Pima Community College biology instructor Theodore G. Manno will discuss “Social Behavior of Prairie Dogs and Ground Squirrels” March 3 in the second installment of the spring semester Speakers’ Series.

Manno will share his findings on social interactions, mating behaviors and natural history of prairie dogs and squirrels.

He has studied colonies across western North America and is the author of a 2014 book, “The Utah Prairie Dog: Life among the Red Rocks.”

The free talk will begin at 6 p.m. in PCC’s district offices at 4905 E. Broadway Blvd., in the Community Room, C-105. Light refreshments will be available.

The final spring Speakers’ Series talk will take place on April 7, when art instructor Barbara McLaughlin discusses “Japanese Wood Sculptors.”

The Speakers’ Series is co-sponsored by PCC’s Faculty Senate, Provost Erica Holmes and Executive Vice Chancellor William R. Ward II.

For additional information, call 206-4500.

Photo courtesy of PCC Theodore G. Manno dissects the social behavior of prairie dogs.

Photo courtesy of PCC
Theodore G. Manno dissects the social behavior of prairie dogs.

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