Lackawanna College to Host Lecture on the Costa Rica Tropical Rainforest
SCRANTON, Pa. – Sept. 25, 2018 – On Thursday October 4 at 7 p.m. in the People’s Security Bank Theater, 501 Vine St., Scranton, Lackawanna College will present a public lecture, “Mangoes, Monkeys, and the Magic of Costa Rica,” focusing on the ecology, biodiversity, and environmental impact of the Costa Rica tropical rainforest.
Guest lecturer Hayder Santamaria is Head of Park Services for sections of the Corcovado National Park System. Born and raised in the Osa Peninsula in Costa Rica, Santamaria brings with him tales of adventure and incredible stories of his lifelong journey through the tropical rainforest, and of his encounters with a variety of unique and rare animals and insects.
Santamaria received his Certification for Environmental Protection and Management of Conservation Areas from Universidad Estatal a Distancia de Costa Rica and has served as the Head of Park Services for Sirena Biological Reserve in Corcovado National Park for 12 years.
The “Mangoes, Monkeys, and the Magic of Costa Rica” lecture is free and open to the public, reservations are not required.