Dr. Javier Francisco-Ortega Attends International Seminar and Delivers Talk in the Canary Islands

Saturday, November 30, 2013

FIU-Fairchild Faculty Dr. Javier Francisco-Ortega has been invited by the Museum of Natural Sciences of Tenerife (Canary Islands) to deliver an oral presentation to the "Seminario Internacional Historia Natural de la Macaronesia" (21 - 22 November, 2013. His talk was entitled "Plant Hunting in the Canary Islands by British Botanists during the 17th and 19th Centuries". During this visit to the Canary Islands Dr. Francisco-Ortega also was invited by the Catedra UNESCO para la Conservacion de la Biodiversidad Vegetal en Macaronesia y el Oeste de Africa (Gran Canaria, Canary Islands) to deliver a presentation in the Gabinete Literario of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. This second talk was entitled "David Fairchild and his expeditions to the Canary Islands" (November 26th).