Tim Lee to give Salamanders of the Southern Appalachian presentation at FENCE

Published 8:24 pm Monday, March 2, 2020

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On Saturday, March 7 at 11 a.m. in the Great Room at FENCE, Tim Lee will give a talk on native Salamanders. The Southern Appalachian Mountains are home to more species of salamanders than any other place on earth. Join us as we explore the variety and natural history of these small, yet important amphibians. This program is free and open to the public. 

A native South Carolinian, Tim has studied and taught as a naturalist and biologist throughout the southeast for more than 29 years. For the past 19 years he has been the Interpretive Ranger/Naturalist for South Carolina State Park Service’s Mountain Bridge Wilderness Area where he conducts research and provides educational programs for children and adults. He is the South Carolina Park Services coordinator with the South Carolina Master Naturalist Program and is an Educational Leadership Partner for the South Carolina Aquarium. Tim is a member of the National Association of Interpreters, and an honorary SC Statewide Master Naturalist an honorary member of the Upstate Master Naturalist Association.

Thank you to the Kirby Endowment at the Polk County Community Foundation for making this event possible. FENCE is located at 3381 Hunting Country Road in Tryon. For more information about this or upcoming events visit www.fence.org, call 828-859-9021 or email info@fence.org.  

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Submitted by Amy Schmitte