CSU, Chico News

Museum Without Walls Lecture Series Begins Oct. 7

Date: 09-21-2015

Sarah Langford
Renee Renner
Executive Director
Gateway Science Museum

The Gateway Science Museum at California State University, Chico will present four special lectures in October as part of its fall 2015 Museum Without Walls lecture series.

Themed “Things That Go Bump in the Night,” series presentations will take place consecutive Wednesday evenings beginning Oct. 7.

Presentations begin at 7:30 p.m. at the Gateway Science Museum (GSM) at 625 Esplanade. The entry fee is $3, or free to museum members and CSU, Chico students with a valid student ID.

The full Museum Without Walls lineup is below:

Oct. 7

”Bats: All Your Questions Answered,” presented by Shahroukh Mistry, professor and adjunct professor at Butte College and CSU, Chico, respectively

Oct. 14

“Mountain Lions & Bears in Your Backyard,” presented by wildlife biologist Henry Lomeli, California Department of Fish and Wildlife

Oct. 21

“Caves as Bat Habitat,” presented by cave biologist Serban Sarbu

Oct. 28

“Wise as an Owl,” presented by wildlife biologist Marilyn Gamette, formerly with the California Department of Fish and Wildlife

The Gateway Science Museum is open from noon to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday at 625 Esplanade in Chico. Museum admission is $6 for adults, $3 for children and students and free for museum members. For more information, please visit www.csuchico.edu/gateway or call 530-898-4121.

People who require an accommodation in order to participate in the series or who have questions about accessibility should contact the Accessibility Resource Center at 530-898-5959.