THE BANQUET 

Thursday March 30, 6:00 - 9:30 pm

SOU campus

 Stevenson Union, Diversions Room    

     JOIN US for Good Food,

                                     Good Company, &

                                                           an Intriguing Presentation 

 

Cost: $30 per person

Beef Tenderloin Medallions

Hand-Carved Beef Medallions with a Red Wine Reduction. Served with House Salad, Oven-Roasted Rosemary Baby Reds and Chef's Vegetables.

 

Lemon Herb Roasted Chicken

Lemon Herb Chicken served with House Salad, Rice Pilaf, Chef's Vegetable, Rolls and Butter.

 

Acorn Squash Stuffed (Vegan)

Acorn Squash Stuffed with Wild Rice, Cranberries, Nuts and Maple Sauce. Served with House Salad, Chef's Side Vegetable, Rolls and Butter.

 

Desserts

Bistro Cake or Gluten-free Chocolate Cupcakes

Beverages

Coffee, Tea, Ice Tea, Water, Local Beer and Wine

(includes 1 drink per person with  additional drink tickets $3/glass)

 

Our Evening Presentation from Dr. Pepper Trail will speak on...

 

 Fighting Wildlife Crime with Science: 
The Casebook of a Forensic Biologist

 

This fascinating talk will take us behind the scenes of the nation’s only full-service wildlife forensics laboratory, which is located in Ashland, Oregon.  With specialists in pathology, genetics, chemistry, ballistics, herpetology, mammalogy, and ornithology, the Forensics Lab provides scientific support to federal wildlife crime investigations, both in the U.S. and internationally.  Dr. Trail’s talk will provide a review of the dimensions of wildlife crime, an introduction to the Lab’s capabilities, and a series of case studies illustrating how Lab scientists use both classical methods and cutting-edge technologies to solve challenging cases. 

 

 

Dr. Pepper Trail is an Ornithologist at the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service National Forensics Laboratory.   Since 1998, he has identified over 40,000 pieces of evidence, ranging from the feathers belonging to birds of paradise to the decomposed remains of birds recovered from oil pits.  His work as a “feather detective” is featured in the current issue of Audubon magazine.

  

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