PVAS's Public Program in Morgan County, Living in Nature: The World's Hunter-Gatherers

  • Wednesday, January 25, 2017
  • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Morgan County Board of Education Office Building, Berkeley Springs, WV

What: Potomac Valley Audubon Society's Public Program in Morgan County

Where: Morgan County Board of Education Office, 247 Harrison Avenue, Berkeley Springs, WV

When: Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Time: 7:00 PM

Topic: Living in Nature: The World's Hunter-Gatherers

Presenter: Amy Evrard

Cost: free

Join the Potomac Valley Audubon Society on Wednesday, January 25 at 7:00 PM for this public program. 

Amy Evrard, Associate Professor and Certified Master Naturalist, will discuss the Hunter-Gatherers of the world and how they relate to their natural environment. 

Hunter-gatherers are well known for having a vast and detailed knowledge of the natural world, which is necessary to support their foraging lifestyle. In this talk, we will look at hunter-gatherer groups who live and subsist in a variety of ecosystems; in forests, savannas, and deserts, and along coastlines. We will consider the kinds of knowledge necessary for their survival. And we will discuss how environmental and political challenges affect hunter-gatherers as well as the land on which they live. 

Amy Young Evrard is an Associate Professor of Anthropology at Gettysburg College. She is a certified Potomac Valley Master Naturalist and recent graduate of Birding 101, and loves volunteering with the Potomac Valley Audubon Society. You can follow her blog about humans and their relationship with nature at naturehumanblog.blogspot.com

Admission is free, no registration is needed and everyone is welcome to attend. 


Morgan County Board of Education Office Building, 247 Harrison Avenue, Berkeley Springs, WV

If traveling on Hwy 522, turn onto Williams Street (at the Train Station/H&R Block corner), then turn left off of Williams St. onto Harrison Avenue. The Board Office is located on the corner of Harrison Avenue and Goff Street. 

There are a few parking spaces in the front of the building and a larger parking area around the back of the building (follow Goff St. to the back).

You will enter the building from the front. We will have an Audubon sign pointing you in the correct direction as well as on the door.

Please contact Krista Hawley at adultprograms@potomacaudubon.org or 703-303-1026 with any questions you may have.

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              phone // 304-676-3397

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Kristin Alexander, Executive Director //   304-676-3397 

Kimberly Baldwin, Program Director //

Katelyn "KC" Walters, Conservation and Land Manager // 304-283-7319

Krista Hawley, Adult Program Coordinator
// 703-303-1026

Amy Moore, Cool Spring Preserve Manager and Naturalist // 240-818-4714
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