Fredericksburg Nerd Nite is ON TRACK for its first re-opening (now quarterly) September 21st at Red Dragon Brewery. Start time is 6:30 pm.

MAKE TRACKS to get this on your calendar. Great speakers. Great Beer. Great Nerds. Join us! Three entertaining speakers are lined up:

Presentation #1

Title: True or False? An Obsession with Taxonomy and Critter Classification

April Harper, Friends of the Rappahannock Headwaters Education Manager and Catching Them All Podcast Host, presents what scientists are thinking when they decide, “That’s not a true bug!”

Presentation #2

Title: I’ll grant you this, grants writing is hard work! How strategic grants practices can ensure your hard work pays off.

Janelle Cawley-Kennedy (third time speaker at FXBG NN after this evening) is a strategic grants consultant who has won over two million dollars for her client’s programs. She will share tips on how her approach can take your grants program from the 17% average industry win rate to the 67% win rate her clients achieve.

Presentation #3

Title: Tanzania Safari Tourism and Wildlife ConservationAndrew Dolby, University of Mary Washington biology professor, will present on Tanzania’s wildlife, with emphasis on conservation and sustainable safari tourism.