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There’s No Place Like Home: Photographing the Incredible Biodiversity of the Tarheel State

  • Wednesday, December 12, 2018
  • 12:00pm - 1:00pm
A southeastern fox squirrel from the Sandhills of North Carolina

A southeastern fox squirrel from the Sandhills of North Carolina. Photo by Todd Pusser, used with permission.

The Lunchtime Discovery series features presentations by educators, scientists, and other professionals working in a wide range of environmental fields. Lunchtime Discovery lectures are presented by the Department of Environmental Quality’s Office of Environmental Education and Public Affairs in collaboration with the NC Museum of Natural Sciences. Lectures are held in the SECU Daily Planet Theater at noon every Wednesday unless otherwise noted.

About our speaker

Award-winning photographer Todd Pusser is a lifelong resident of North Carolina. Trained as biologist, Todd soon realized he had an artistic side and began documenting the natural world with his camera. His travels have taken him across every continent and into every ocean basin on Earth. Todd’s photographs have appeared in publications around the world and have been featured in prominent magazines such as BBC WildlifeNational WildlifeNational Geographic Kids, and Natural History to name a few. His photography has earned awards in prestigious international wildlife photography competitions such as BBC’s Veolia Wildlife Photographer of the Year and Nature’s Best Photo Competition. Though Todd travels the world extensively, he prefers documenting the extraordinary diversity of life closer to home. Todd is a regular contributor to Wildlife in North Carolina magazine and is currently producing a book about the biodiversity of his home state. When not in some remote part of the globe Todd resides in the Coastal Plain with his partner and superhero dog.




December 12, 2018
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm


SECU Daily Planet Theater

Downtown Raleigh
11 West Jones Street
Raleigh, NC 27601 United States
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Chris Smith