2018-05-10 / About Town

Land trust schedules its annual meeting

The Conanicut Island Land Trust will feature a guest speaker from the Audubon Society of Rhode Island during its annual meeting at 7 p.m. May 18 at the library, 26 North Road.

The presentation from Scott Ruhren is titled “From Rarity to Overabundance: Rise and Fall of Species in New England.”

As senior conservation director at the Audubon, Ruhren is responsible for the management of Audubon’s 9,000 acres of protected land. He also oversees land acquisition, native plants protection and invasive species control. Ruhren earned his doctorate in evolutional biology from Rutgers and was honored by the Southern Rhode Island Conservation District as the professional conservationist of the year.

Ruhren’s presentation will be preceded by a meeting for members of the Conanicut Island Land Trust members at 6:45 p.m.

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