Green Church talk on dragonflies tonight, 7 p.m.

The Green Church talks continue tonight, with a talk on the "Dragonflies of the Eastern Sierra"
by Ronald A Oriti, outdoor photographer and retired astronomer, at 7 p.m. at the Green Church.

Oriti's photos will be available for purchase.

This lecture is free and open to the public. Please arrive before 7:00 so as not to interrupt the speaker.

Below are the dates and topics for the rest of the talks. They are sponsored by the Sierra Nevada Aquatic Research Laboratory, or SNARL, and are every Tuesday in May until June 12, at 7 p.m.

May 8: A Field Study of Storm Snow Slab Avalanches, Dr. Ned Bair, Army Corps of Engineers, Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory

May 15: Mighty Mammoth: Geological Insights into Eastern California’s Most Majestic Volcano, Dr. Brandon Browne, Dept. of Geological Sciences, CSU Fullerton

May 22: Glaciers, Granite, and Moraines of the Eastern Sierra Nevada, Dr. Allen Glazner, Geological Sciences, University of North Carolina

May 29: Dragonflies of the Eastern Sierra, Ronald A. Oriti, Outdoor Photographer, Retired Astronomer

June 5: Bats in Peril, Dr. Patricia Brown, Dept. of Physiological Sciences, UCLA, retired

June 12: Rediscovery of the Sierra Nevada Red Fox in the Southern Sierra Nevada, Sherri Lisius, Wildlife Biologist, Bureau of Land Management, Bishop

7 p.m. Tuesday evenings at the Green Church (Hwy. 395 and Benton Crossing Rd.). Admission is free and the public is invited. Lectures last approximately one hour.

For more information call Leslie Dawson at 935-4356 or email