Have you’ve ever seen an Ocelot? Did you know they’re endangered? Let’s ask one of RGVs leading wildlife biologist! Special guest Hilary Swarts will be at Quinta Mazatlan Thursday, April 6th at 6pm to talk about her efforts in Ocelot conservation. This informative discussion will shed light on conservation threats of the Ocelot and recovery strategies to preserve the Ocelot population. Join us on Thursday, April 6th at 6pm, for a revealing discussion on the South Texas Ocelots.
Hilary Swarts is a wildlife biologist working at the Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge. She attended Pomona College in Claremont, Calif., where she received her bachelor’s degree in biological anthropology then went on to the University of California at Davis where she received her graduate degree and her Ph.D. in ecology, with an emphasis in conservation ecology. Her love for being outside and being around nature has helped her flourish in her career field. She is working with other biologists on ocelot conservation. Hilary Swarts is a widely sought lecturer, so don’t miss your opportunity to hear her presentation!
The Nature Speaker Series takes place on Thursday evenings through May 2017 and is proudly sponsored by Thurmond Eye Associates. The program fee is $3 per person and no advance reservation is required. Quinta Mazatlan is located 600 Sunset in McAllen, one block south of La Plaza Mall on 10th Street. For more information contact Quinta Mazatlan at (956) 681-3370 or visit www.quintamazatlan.com.