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Thursday, March 5th Dr. Deb Niemeier will present “My car and two pounds of trash: Changing the world’s climate bit by bit” at 7:00 pm in the Beecher Room of the Placer County Library at 350 Nevada Street, Auburn. The event is free and open to the public, sponsored by the Auburn Area Democratic Club and the Placer Group Sierra Club. Doors will open at 6:45 pm for socializing prior to the presentation.
Professor Niemeier has published nearly 130 journal articles and 9 book chapters based on her research, which combines basic and translational research in emissions modeling and travel behavior. Through her research she has produced path-breaking knowledge in the understanding of mobile source emissions.
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Saturday, March 7th, an “on tour” selection of great films from SYRCL’s “Wild and Scenic Film Festival,” will be shown at the State Theater in Auburn. The theme, “A Wild Life,” will have three film sessions with one in the morning for kids, and no films are repeated. Tickets may be purchased online or at the door. For more information: www.livefromauburn.com or 530-885-0158. Presented by SYRCL, PARC, and APPAC, the Sierra Club Placer Group is pleased to be a sponsor of this wonderful event.
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The 2015 schedule for “Sierra College Natural History Museum Presents” includes a wide variety of events. For details about lectures and other events, please see http://www.sierracollege.edu/about-us/beyond-the-classroom/nat-hist-museum/lectures/index.php. Prices are General $5 / Students and Seniors $2 / Museum members free. Here is a short list of upcoming Sierra College events.
Feb. 28, 10am-2pm – special event: Nature Day
Mar. 20, 7:30pm – play: “The Spirit of John Muir” (tickets at http://johnmuir.brownpapertickets.com)
Apr. 17, 7:30pm – lecture: “Botany and Geology of the Castle Peak Area at Donner Summit”
Apr. 21, 7:30pm - movies: Wild and Scenic Film Festival
May 3, 9am-4pm – special event: Dinosaur Day & Science Fest
May 15, 7:30pm – lecture: “Butterflies in the Sierra Nevada: what we’ve learned about populations, climate and change from 40 years of data”
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