ANNOUNCING:   Walton Lecture, Joseph Travis, Thursday June 15, 2017

Saturday, April 1, 2017


Dear Biologists and Friends of Mountain Lake,

You are cordially invited to the annual Walton Lecture at Mountain Lake Biological Station:

The ecological context of local adaptation: Deciphering cause and effect
Joseph Travis
Biological Science, Florida State University
Lewis Hall Auditorium
Thursday June 15, 8:00 p.m.

Joe's research is focused on variation among local populations of the same species, which represents the earliest stage in the adaptive generation of biodiversity.  Keep reading...

The lecture will be followed by a reception in the Director’s Cottage. Joe will be in residence at MLBS for a few days around the lecture.

If you need to spend the night, or join us for a meal, please contact the Station as soon as possible at or submit a housing request on line at Housing space is limited.  Directions to the Station are at

Please distribute this announcement (posted at to students or colleagues you think might be interested. Thank you!

We hope you will join us on June 15th!