2008-10-24 / Community

2008 Herbert Johnson Lecture Series

"Jamaica Bay in Print" is the theme of the 2008 Herbert Johnson Lecture Series that begins on October 29 and runs November 5, 12, and 19. On these Wednesday evenings, at 7 p.m., an author will read, discuss, give illustrated talks and highlight how their works "in print" connect to Jamaica Bay. All presentations occur at the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge visitor center.

Presenters include Betsy McCully, author of City at the Water's Edge: A Natural History of New York; Liz and Dan Guarino, authors of Broad Channel - The Way it Was; Charles Siebert, author of Wickerby: An Urban Pastoral; and John Roumas, author of The One Sixteen in Broad Channel: A Novel Approach. All presentations are free and open to the public. Reservations are suggested. For additional information or to make reservations call 718-318-4340.

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