Central Colorado Sunday Science program

Central Colorado Humanists Sunday Science press release for June 2, 2024:

“The Influences of Wildfire in Genetic Diversity of Trout in Rocky Mountain Headwater Streams” is the topic of the Central Colorado Humanists Sunday Science program for June 2, 2024. The program is unique as presenter, Taylor Stack, is a 2016 graduate of Salida High School and was twice a recipient of a Central Colorado Humanists scholarship. The program begins at 10:00 AM at the Scout Hut at 210 E Sacket, Salida, CO.

Taylor studied wildlife conservation biology and biochemistry at Western Colorado University. He is pursuing his master’s degree in fish, wildlife, and conservation biology at Colorado State University. Following completion of his thesis and graduation he plans to pursue a career as a species conservation biologist.

Taylor is well known as a runner winning the state championship in the mile in 2016 and placing second in state cross country championships three times. While at Western he won the 2021 NCAA steeplechase championship and most recently placed first overall in Salida’s Run Through Time Marathon.

The Central Colorado Humanists will also announce and introduce the recipients of its 2024 scholarship recipients during this event. There are four $1500 scholarship recipients for Buena Vista graduates bound for college and one $1000 scholarship recipient bound for trade school. There are four $1500 scholarship recipients from Salida and three $1000 scholarships for students receiving their second CCH scholarship.

Central Colorado Humanists sponsor Sunday Science on the first Sunday of each month. Each presentation is informative and features a science topic that is understandable by both scientists and non-scientists. The doors open at 9:30 a. m. and the talk begins promptly at 10 a. m. Admission is free, and the public is welcome. Please join us.

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