The Wildlife Science Seminar series for the 2013 Spring Quarter kicks off this coming Monday, April 1, with Professor Julian Olden from the School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences (SAFS) with his talk, “Invasive Species: Envisioning Alternative Global Futures in the New Pangaea.”
Hosted by Professor Christian Grue—an adjunct with the School of Environmental and Forest Sciences, and an associate professor with SAFS—the seminars are held on Mondays at 3:30 p.m. in Kane Hall 130. (Undergraduate students may register for credit under ESRM 455, and graduate students under ESRM 554.)
The public is welcome and encouraged to come!
Check out the rest of the schedule below:
April 8 Animal Wise: The Thoughts and Emotions of Our Fellow Creatures Virginia Morell, author and contributing correspondent, Science Magazine
April 15 Reptiles: Up Close and Personal Issac Petersen, “Son of Reptile Man,” The Reptile Zoo, Monroe, Wash.
April 22 The Complexities and Challenges of Managing Washington’s Fish and Wildlife Brad Smith, commissioner, Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife
Dean Emeritus, Huxley College of the Environment, Western Washington University
April 29 Measuring Ecological Integrity on Rangelands: Why and How? Linda Hardesty, School of the Environment, Washington State University
May 6 Exposure of Northwest Amphibians to Aquatic Herbicides Amy Yahnke, School of Aquatic & Fishery Sciences, UW
May 13 Ducks Unlimited in the Pacific Northwest Mark Petrie, manager of conservation planning, Ducks Unlimited, NW Region
May 20 An Endangered Songbird in Central Texas: The Population Dynamics of the Black-capped Vireo (Vireo atricapilla) Lauren Seckel, Wildlife Science Group, School of Environmental and Forest Sciences, UW
May 27 Memorial Day
June 3 Using Non-invasive Techniques to Examine Patterns of Black Bear Abundance in the North Cascades Ecosystem Kristin Richardson, Wildlife Science Group, School of Environmental and Forest Sciences, UW