This afternoon, the long-running and much-esteemed Wildlife Science Seminar (ESRM 455/554) begins for the Autumn Quarter! The seminars are open to the public, and you can enjoy the talks on Mondays from 3:30-4:20 p.m. in Bagley Hall, Room 131. Check out the full schedule below and mark your calendars!
Introduction to Class and Why Crows Matter
John Marzluff, SEFS
Shifting Paradigms and New Challenges for Conserving Washington’s Large Carnivores in the 21st Century
Brian Kertson, Carnivore Research Scientist, Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (for more background on Kertson, check out a profile we did of him a few months ago!)
David Lack and the Significance of Clutch Size in the House Sparrow
Ted Anderson, Emeritus Professor of Biology, McKendree University
Living with Wolves in Ranch Country
Suzanne Stone, Western Wolf Conservation Representative for Defenders of Wildlife
European Rabbits or Seabirds—Which Would you Choose?
Scott Pearson, Senior Research Scientist, Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife
No class, Veteran’s Day Holiday
Assessing the Compatibility of Fuel Treatments, Wildfire Risk and Conservation of Northern Spotted Owls in the Eastern Cascades: A Multiscale Analysis
Martin Raphael, Senior Research Wildlife Biologist, U.S. Forest Service
Aren’t Parks Protected Habitats? So Who Turned the Chainsaws Loose in Our State Parks?!
Robert Fimbel, Natural Resources Stewardship, Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission
Courtship in a Noisy World: Using Robots and Acoustic Arrays to Study Sexual Selection and Noise Impacts in a Threatened Bird
Gail Patricelli, Associate Professor, Department of Evolution and Ecology, University of California, Davis
Photo © Brian Kertson