The Gall of BLM

BLM’s lecture series will focus on gall wasps this Tuesday, Feb. 21., at 7 P.M., in the Healy Senior Center. Fascinating information on wasps, particularly species that live in Humboldt and Mendocino counties, will be presented in a free lecture at 456 Briceland Rd. in Redway.

Dr. John DeMartini, Ph.D. will focus the talk on gall wasps. He will present slides and examples of gall wasps and attendant wasps. Dr. DeMartini is a professor emeritus in the Department of Biological Sciences at Humboldt State University. His Redwood Science Project promotes science education in kindergarten through high school, and is developing media materials on the biology of gall wasps.

The presentation is part of the annual King Range Winter Lecture Series presented by the Bureau of Land Management King Range National Conservation Area and the Lost Coast Interpretive Association.

Other lectures are:

Mar 6 Bats, Sleight of Wing, Magic in the Dark taught by Joe Szewczak, Ph.D.

Mar 13 The Headwaters Campaignand the Rebirth of Environmentalism taught by Douglas Bevington, Ph.D. & Headwaters Activists

Mar 20 Headwaters: The Road to Recovery taught by BLM Headwaters Staff

Come join the FREE public lectures series!

All lectures will be given on Tuesday evenings at 7 p.m. and will be held at:

Healy Senior Center

456 Briceland

Redway, CA

To sign up or for more information:

Call the BLM King Range Project Office at 707-986-5415 or email


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