Our next meeting is: Sunday, February 13, 2022
LIVE AND ZOOM!!
Elk Grove Village Library
Elk Grove Village, IL 60007
Chicago Shell Club Meeting & Lecture
DATE & TIME: Sunday, 13 February, 2022, TIME: 1 – 4pm,
Lecture starts at 2pm
Elk Grove Village Library; 1001 Wellington Ave, Elk Grove Village, IL, 60007; ph. 847-439-0447
FORMAT: HYBRID meeting: In-person and via Zoom (Zoom directions will be sent later)
LECTURER: Rebecca Mensch, MS
Senior Marine Biologist; The Bailey-Matthews Shell Museum, Sanibel-Captiva FL;
Visitors are welcome!!
NOTE: The CSC meeting will also be available via Zoom for digital access if you are unable to come in person to the meeting.
Directions and links for the Zoom access will be emailed the week of September 5, 2021.
If you are a visitor, contact Rebecca Gray Smith at (312) 450 5576; email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org for the Zoom Meeting codes.
Chicago Shell Club 2021 – 2022 Meetings
Sunday September 12, 2021 —
LECTURER: Alan Gettleman, Historian of the Conchologists of America (COA)
TITLE: “Shells from the Most Extreme Remote Locations on Earth”
Sunday October 10, 2021— TIME: 1 – 4 pm, the lecture will be at 2pm. LECTURER: Jochen Gerber, Ph.D; Collections Manager of Invertebrates, Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago, IL USA
TITLE: “A pile of shells or a shell collection? A primer on how to keep a shell collection – and how not to”
Sunday November 14, 2021 — TIME: 1 – 4 pm, the lecture will be at 2pm. LECTURER: José H. Leal, Ph.D.; Science Director & Curator, The Bailey-Matthews Shell Museum, Sanibel-Captiva FL;
TITLE: “What’s new at the Bailey-Matthews National Shell Museum?”
Sunday December 5, 2021, 1 – 4 pm —
The CSC Annual St. Nick & Neptune Holiday Party & Shell Auction
LOCATION: The Jolly Inn; 6501 W. Irving Park Rd, Chicago IL 60634; ph: (773) 736-7606;
Sunday January 9, 2022 — Dr. Kentaro Inoue, Ph.D: Biologist at the Shedd Aquarium, Chicago; Daniel P. Haerther Center for Conservation and Research
Sunday February 13, 2022 — TIME: 1 – 4 pm, the lecture will be at 2pm. LECTURER: Rebecca Mensch, MS; Senior Marine Biologist; The Bailey-Matthews Shell Museum, Sanibel-Captiva FL;
TITLE: “Beyond Shells: The Shell Museum Comes Alive!”;
Sunday March 13, 2022 — TIME: 1 – 4 pm, the lecture will be at 2pm.
LECTURER: Dr. Charles Rawlings, JD, MD;
TITLE: “A Shelling Trip to St. Lucia during the time of COVID”
Sunday April 10, 2022 — TIME: 1 – 4 pm, the lecture will be at 2pm.
LECTURER: Dr. Janet Voight, PhD; Curator, Field Museum of Natural History Invertebrates Division; TITLE: “From the Seashore to the Seafloor: An Illustrated Tour of Sandy Beaches, Kelp Forests, Coral Reefs, and Life in the Ocean’s Depths”
Sunday May 15, 2022 — *CSC Annual Meeting, Auction, & Election of Officers;Location:
Lee & Jan Kremer’s home in Crystal Lake IL