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Director of Herbarium of the Botanical Research Institute of Texas Delivers Talk at Fairchild

Mon, Nov 11, 2013 at 06:14:14 PM

Amanda Neill Director of the Herbarium of the Botanical Research Institute of Texas visited Fairchild on November 11. Amanda Neill delivered a talk entitled "A Floristic Survey of the Hellshire Hills & Goat Islands, Jamaica". During her visit Amanda was hosted by FIU-Fairchild faculty Javier Francisco-Ortega and Fairchild Herbarium Curator Brett Jestrow. She came with the Director of the Forth Worth Zoo Mike Fouraker. Amanda and Mike are leading a project pertinent to iguana conservation in a an area located near Kingston. This is the only site where this endemic iguana occurs.


 

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