History of Life course
Become a volunteer and learn all about the History of Life!
Our History of Life lecture series for volunteers and other interested community members is completed for the Fall. Please check back for our Spring schedule or contact us for more information. Thank you.
Monday, October 7 | Volunteer Open House, followed by the first presentation, Perspective on Life
Discover nearly 4 billion years of life, from its origin to the diversification of animals.
Please Note: This first event will run 5:00-7:00pm with Perspective on Life starting at 5:30pm.
Monday, October 14 | Ancient Seas Over New York State
Learn about the marine critters that lived in your backyard — 380 million years ago!
Monday, October 21 | Taking Control of the Land
Gain knowledge on the first 200 million years of forests and their animal dwellers.
Monday, November 4 | Rule of the Reptiles
Learn about the emergence and domination of reptiles on land, sea, and air!
Monday, November 11 | Arms Race in the Sea
Study the spectacular life that lives in our modern oceans.
Monday, November 18 | Mammals Rule! A World of Change
Delve into the past, present, and future of mammalian dominance of Earth.