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Nights with the Museum: Science, Nature, History & Culture

Riverside Main Library Community Room 3900 Mission Inn Avenue, Riverside

Presented by Bree Putman, Ph.D., Department of Biology, Cal State San Bernardino; Natural History Museum of L.A. County. Does Fear Filter Lizards from Urban Areas? Urbanization is growing worldwide, displacing native wildlife. Yet, some animals do well in urban areas (think of pigeons!). But why are some animals better than others at responding to such […]

Nights with the Museum: Science, Nature, History & Culture

Riverside Main Library Community Room 3900 Mission Inn Avenue, Riverside

Presented by H. Vincent Moses, Ph.D,, Vincate & Associates History Consultants Jekel, Spurgeon, Wilson: Riverside Architects of the Spanish Colonial Revival, 1914-1940 By 1930, the Spanish Colonial Revival (SCR) dominated the architecture of Southern California. Moses's presentation will examine the primary works of Riverside's three best known architects of the SCR 1903-1940 and place them […]

Nights with the Museum: Science, Nature, History & Culture

Riverside Main Library Community Room 3900 Mission Inn Avenue, Riverside

Presenter: Brittney Elizabeth Stoneburg, M. Sc., Collections Manager at the Western Science Center Doll Ponies: The Tiny Three-toed Fossil Horses of Ancient California Three-toed horses once roamed Southern California millions of years ago. These prehistoric ponies offer a glimpse into our region's past environment and a warming future.