How are endangered species discovered? How can they save a city? David Hillis, the professor of Integrative Biology at the University of Texas who discovered the Barton Springs salamander, will discuss the history and politics of how the salamander was discovered and recognized as an endangered species.
Hillis’ talk is part of the “Hot Science – Cool Talks” hosted by UT’s Environmental Science Institute. More information online. The event start at 5:45 pm with a Community Science Fair, and the lecture at 7 pm.
Location: Welch Hall, Room 2.224 (WEL), University of Texas campus, Speedway and 24th streets