Our April monthly meeting will feature guest speaker Dr. Raymond Vaughan. The topic is A Likely Story: The Niagara Escarpment and Gorge.

RV photoRaymond C. Vaughan, Ph.D., P.G. — Ray is a professional geologist and environmental scientist in Buffalo. Until 2012 he worked as a scientist with the Environmental Protection Bureau of the New York State Attorney General’s Office, and earlier in his career he worked in research and development for 33 years. He has had many years of experience with nuclear waste issues and has served since 1997 on the West Valley Citizen Task Force which advises the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) and U.S Department of Energy on their decommissioning and cleanup activities at the nuclear waste site in West Valley, NY. He currently serves on the Board of Managers of the Buffalo Society of Natural Sciences, and on the Board of Directors of the Nature Sanctuary Society of Western New York. He has a wide range of interests, including New York State history, and enjoys canoeing, hiking, sailing and other outdoor activities.

The meeting will be held on Friday, April 6th at 7:30pm at the Heritage Discovery Center, 100 Lee Street, Buffalo, NY 14210.