Maria Sibylla Merian: The First Ecologist?

by Pam Thompson, Manager of Adult Education
March 2, 2016

Maria Sibylla Merian: The First Ecologist?

Kay Etheridge, PhD

Kay Etheridge, PhD, Professor of Biology, Gettysburg College Tuesday, March 29, 7:00–8:30pm Location: Hunnewell Building In 1699 a 52 year-old artist/naturalist embarked in Amsterdam for a two-month sailing voyage to the Dutch colony of Surinam in South America. Maria Sibylla Merian then spent two years in the tropical forests of Surinam studying insects and their […]

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