The Crescenta Valley Sierra Club Group introduces Sierra Club members Joe Young and Gayle Taylor who will present “Investigating Threats to Chimps in Uganda” on Tuesday, February 14 at 7:30 p.m. at the La Crescenta Los Angeles County Public Library located at 2809 Foothill Boulevard, La Crescenta, 91214.
Joe and Gayle will share experiences of the Earthwatch Expedition to the Budongo Forest Reserve, the largest remaining tropical rainforest in East Africa. Their program describes daily activities in the forest, the tracking of chimps and monkeys, discovery of illegal snares and destructive activities. Interviews with local villagers will offer farming alternatives and assistance providing medicine to farm animals. Included will be a weekend visit to Murchison Falls and scenes from Entebbe and Kampala, Uganda.
Our program begins following news of Conservation and Outings. This is a free event and everyone is welcome. Refreshments will be served. Please contact Wayne Fisher, program chair at (818) 353- 4181 for further information.