Dr. Zachary Loughman Discusses New Wildlife Species April 29 at the Schrader Center
Contact Number
304-242-7700
Address Info
1330 National Rd., Wheeling, WV

april, 2018

sun29apr2:00 pm3:30 pmLiving Green Lecture Series: Dr. Zachary Loughman2:00 pm - 3:30 pm Schrader Environmental Education Center, Oglebay Resort, Wheeling, WV

Event Details

Join Dr. Zachary Loughman for a discussion on new wildlife species of the Appalachian Mountains 2pm Sunday, April 29 as part of the Schrader Center’s Living Green Lecture Series.

The Living Green Lecture Series brings local experts to discuss a variety of environmental topics and share knowledge of sustainable and environmentally friendly practices that can be applied at home.

Free and open to the public.

More about Dr. Zachary Loughman:

Dr. Loughman, a native of Glen Dale West Virginia, began studying crayfish while in pursuit of a master’s degree in biology at Marshall University. Since his inception into astacology in 2004, Loughman has published over 30 peer-reviewed  journal articles including ten crayfish species descriptions, co-edited a book on crayfish conservation in the Southeastern United States, executed funded crayfish conservation projects in West Virginia, Maryland, Ohio, Texas and Virginia, and completed a six-year statewide inventory and conservation assessment of West Virginia crayfish. Loughman has worked as an environmental educator for Oglebay Institute’s Schrader Environmental Education Center, and currently, is an Associate Professor, and coordinator of both the Ecology, Evolution and Organismal Biology and Zoo Science and Applied Conservation majors at West Liberty University. Loughman received a Ph.D. in Ecology and Evolution from Indiana State University. His dissertation work focused on the taxonomy, ecology, and conservation of West Virginia’s crayfish fauna.

Time

(Sunday) 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Location

Schrader Environmental Education Center

Oglebay Resort, Wheeling, WV

Organizer

Oglebay Institute304-242-7700

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