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Steve Berkowitz: Local Flora & Fauna

Feb 15, 2020

  • Venue: Horry County Museum
  • Address: 805 Main Street,, Conway, SC
  • Time: 1:00 PM

The Horry County Museum and the AVX Foundation present a lecture on February 15th, on local plants and wildlife. Join us as retired CCU professor Stephen Berkowitz shares images and videos of local wildlife including birds, mammals, reptiles, insects and flowers that he has collected from natural areas throughout Horry County.

Steve Berkowitz completed his graduate training and thesis work was at Texas A&M University, in biological oceanography, specializing in zooplankton and Antarctic krill. He was hired as the Assistant Director of the Center of Marine and Wetland Studies at CCU in 1991. After some years, he transitioned to a full-time position as Lab Coordinator and Senior Instructor from which he retired in 2011. Berkowitz has participated in dozens of research expeditions in Antarctica, the Gulf of Mexico and the Western Atlantic Ocean. He also spent five years as an environmental consultant, based out of Virginia and Florida.

The program will begin at 1 pm in the McCown Auditorium located at 805 Main Street, Conway SC. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 843-915-5320 or email