Event Details

Science Cafe at GCRL

January 27, 2015 from 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Science Cafe is a national program designed to allow those from all backgrounds to learn about timely scientific issues in a relaxed and social setting. The Gulf Coast Research Laboratory's Science Cafe events are held in the Dining Hall at GCRL's East Beach site. Science Cafe events are free and open to the public. Light refreshments are served. Come join the fun and learn at the same time.

Mississippi Wildlife – Giving life a second chance.

Alison Sharpe is a decedent of England she came to the US when she was 15 years old. She has always had a great admiration for animals, especially the wildlife. She moved to Mississippi about 25 years ago and started the Wildlife Care and Rescue Center (WCRC) in 1994. She worked at the GCRL, J.L. Scott Marine Education Center for 11 years as a Marine Education Specialist. She now works full time as a Veterinarian Technician and is the Director of the WCRC.

Alison will speak about the rehabilitation of native wildlife and migratory birds, the challenges wildlife species face, and how each seasons brings new challenges. She will also describe the work of the Wildlife Care and Rescue Center.

Coffee provided by Coffee Fusion, cookies provided by GCRL's Gunter Library

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Location: GCRL Dining Hall, 703 East Beach Drive, Ocean Springs, MS