Gateway Science Museum Announces Spring Lecture Series

Mar 28, 2014 8:54 PM

The Gateway Science Museum at CSU, Chico will present four special lectures in April as part of its spring 2014 Museum Without Walls series.

The theme is “Stories of Transformation." The presentations will focus on evolution, evidence and prehistoric species of California. It’s a chance to get a close-up look at fossil evidence and share in discussions surrounding evolutionary biology from renowned area experts.

The lectures begin at 7:30 p.m. at the Gateway Science Museum, at 625 Esplanade, next to Bidwell Mansion in Chico. There is a suggested donation of $3 per adult. The lectures are free to museum members and students with a valid student ID.

This is the series lineup:

April 2: “Evolution: What’s God Got to Do with It?”
Presented by Greg Cootsona, Minister, Bidwell Presbyterian Church

April 9: “The Galapagos: Evidence of Evolution”
Presented by Jeffrey Bell, Chair, Department of Biological Sciences, CSU, Chico

April 16: “Dinosaurs and Other Mesozoic Reptiles of California”
Presented by Richard Hilton, Professor of Geology, Sierra College

April 30: “Evolution of California Plants and Animals”
Presented by Kristina Schierenbeck, Professor of Biology, CSU, Chico

For more information, visit or call 530-898-4121.


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