Life in the Alpine areas of the White Mountains with David Govatski

GORHAM — In "Land Above the Trees," naturalist David Govatski, will look at how glaciers created the landscape above treeline (about 4,400 feet in the White Mountains) and how certain specialized plants and animals exist in these islands in the sky.

In his presentation Govatski will discuss the special adaptations that allow these plants to survive in such a harsh environment.

"Land Above the Trees" will be held on Wednesday, April 12, at 7 p.m., at the Gorham Public Library, located at 35 Railroad St., in Gorham. The program is free of charge and open to the public. For more information call (603) 466-2525.

Lapland RosebayLapland Rosebay, a plant found in the Alpine zone. (COURTESY PHOTO)