Freethought Fellowship Meetup – January 13 at 11am: The Value of Public Lands

The 2nd Sunday of each month marks our Freethought Fellowship meetup, and this month, Sunday January 13, at 11am, is by retired Professional Wildlife Biologist,  Donald Seibert who will present on the history and importance of public lands in the U.S.

Public lands have been part of the United States since the Treaty of Paris in 1783. Every state has some public lands, says Donald, but he will be focusing his talk on the Western United States which have most of the public lands.

About Mr. Seibert
Donald Seibert is a retired Professional Wildlife Biologist. His educational background includes a B.S. Wildlife Management from the University of Montana, 1962, and a graduate degree from Murray State University, Murray, KY, M.S. Human Resources, 1996

He worked as a Wildlife Biologist for the the Department of Interior, Bureau of Land Management for 30 years before retiring in 1990.

He was also a Sr. District Executive with Boy Scouts of America for 10 years, a Scoutmaster for 20 years, and also served on the World Jamboree Conservation Team in 1969 and was a Professional District Executive, as well.

Additional volunteer experience includes:

*Desert Tortoise Council – 1977 – Life Member
*The Wildlife Society – President Nevada and Arizona Chapters, National *Vice-President – member 1971-1984
*Billings Unitarian Universalist Fellowship – Chair – member 1990-2017
*Mountain Desert District Unitarian Universalist Conference – Co-Chair 2007

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Join us to continue the discussion after Donald’s talk, with light food and refreshments.

A donation of $5 per person is requested to help defray facilities and food expenses. Freethought Fellowship is held the 2nd Sunday of each month and covers a wide variety of topics and fields. If you would like to speak, please let us know.

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