Tuesday, November 24, 2015

ECOFA meeting December 2nd

DOVER, OHIO - At the December 2, 7:00 PM meeting of the East Central Ohio Forestry Association (ECOFA)we will have, Dr. Jeff Goff, a chemistry professor from Malone University, he is a certified collector of yellow jackets and hornets for 2 pharmaceutical labs that specialize in providing purified venom for allergy centers that diagnose and treat sting-allergy patients using venom immunotherapy.  Although Jeff's formal training has been in chemistry, his interest in all things biological started very early.  Goff became an avid birdwatcher by age 9, an accomplished bug identifier by his junior year of high school, and worked for the Indiana Dept of Natural Resources monitoring gypsy moth outbreaks during his freshman yr. of college.  Dr. Goff's talk will highlight the natural histories of 6 species of hymenopterans in NE Ohio 

ECOFA is an organization of persons interested in improving their woodlands and in forestry-related topics.  The public is cordially invited to attend the free meetings which are held monthly at the Dover Library, 525  North Walnut St. Dover, Ohio

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