Berlin-Peck Memorial Library
Mount Everest: In Se
Mount Everest: In Search of Snow Leopards & Adventure at the Roof of the World
Berlin-Peck Memorial Library

Saturday, Oct. 20, 1 pm
Into the Throne of the Mountain Gods: A Journey to Mount Everest, presented by CCSU Geography Chair, Dr. Richard W. Benfield. 

Dr. Benfield has published extensively and spoken widely on bio-geography. In total he has travelled in over 115 countries and seen the parks, botanic gardens and other private reserves in just about them all. In the summer of 2015 he returned to the Former Soviet Union by travelling to Siberia and Mongolia to undertake snow leopard research and in 2018 he travelled to Sagarmatha National Park, Nepal in the heart of the Himalayas and the location of Everest Base camp and recently the location of the sighting of snow leopards for the first time in 20 years. 

Join Dr. Benfield as he discusses his journey to Mount Everest's Sagarmatha National Park and the search for snow leopards there. 
Sponsored by The Friends of the Berlin-Peck Memorial Library.
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