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Press Release 12/18/20

(Kent, Connecticut) – The Kent Memorial Library is pleased to present a program about Connecticut’s changing landscape on Thursday, January 21 at 7:00 p.m. on Zoom. The Wildlife and Connecticut’s Changing Landscape presentation provides a brief natural history of Connecticut, addresses the current state of wildlife in the state, including a discussion of major species, factors affecting their habitats, challenges we face in managing them, and provides suggestions for what people can do to make a difference.

The program is presented by Paul Colburn, a graduate of Master Wildlife Conservationist Program (MWCP) and is a certified Master Wildlife Conservationist (MWC). The MWCP is a Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection (DEEP) adult education program that trains participants in the fields of wildlife management, natural history and interpretation.  In addition to his work as a MWC Paul volunteers for the Red Cross, The Travelers Championship and Wesleyan University Admissions. Paul has served on the Board of Directors of Special Wishes Inc., an organization devoted to assisting families facing life threatening childhood diseases. He is past President of Residents Advocating Conservation, has been active in local politics, youth athletics and served on many local boards and commissions. His interests include the outdoors, nature, hiking, biking, politics, and travel.  Paul graduated from Wesleyan University and served honorably in the United States Army.

This presentation will be seen on Zoom on Thursday, January 21, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. Please register for login information.