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Nat Geo Live Discovery: Mireya Mayor

January 29, 2018 | Victoria Theatre |

Date

January 29, 2018

Run Time

60 minutes (no intermission)

Showtimes

Monday 9:30 a.m.

Sign and/or audio interpretation available UPON REQUEST. Please indicate your need for sign and/or audio interpretation on your Discovery order form or let the ticket agent know at least two weeks before the performance.

As a two-time Emmy Award-nominated field correspondent for the National Geographic Channel, MIREYA MAYOR has reported to audiences worldwide on pertinent wildlife and habitat issues. Closest to her heart is her ongoing study of a newfound species of Microcebus, or mouse lemur, which she discovered on a 2000 field expedition in Madagascar. Her work with this rare primate inspired the prime minister of Madagascar to establish a national park to help protect the new species, conserving the 10 percent that remains of the African island nation’s once vast forest. Mayor recently earned her Ph.D. while conducting research on the effects of forest fragmentation and isolation on two types of lemurs found only in northern Madagascar. When not deep in the jungle or on assignment, Mayor, a National Geographic Emerging Explorer, speaks to audiences about the importance of conservation for a vigorous and healthy planet.

DOWNLOAD THE NAT GEO LIVE DISCOVERY: MIREYA MAYOR RESOURCE GUIDE (PDF)!

Curriculum Connections: Science, Arts, Social Studies

Workshop Recommendation: The Mask Menagerie or Speak Up, Speak Out

Sponsors

Program

American Testing Services
Anonymous
The Berry Family Foundation
Crane Consumables
Custom Living Enterprises
First Dayton CyberKnife
Greenpoint Metals
Steve and Kate Hone
The Kuntz Foundation
Perfection Group
The Frank M. Tait Foundation
Union Savings Bank
Merle F. Wilberding
Raymond E. Wylam

Fueling Education

Greater Dayton Regional Transit Authority
Speedway LLC

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Location

Victoria Theatre
138 North Main Street
Dayton, Ohio 45402

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Age Recommendation

Recommended for grades 3-12.