Emerging conservationists deliver talks in FES Research Seminar Series

A seminar series organized by Faculty of Environmental Studies Professor Sheila Colla will feature 12 events during the winter term, focusing on “Interdisciplinary Conservation Science in Canada.”

The FES Research Seminar Series features emerging conservationists from ENGOs, government and academia from across Canada. They work on a variety of study systems such as caribou, bats and butterflies and a variety of threats such as climate change and over-harvesting of wildlife.

Featured image shows a butterfly resting on a yellow flower

A butterfly resting on a yellow flower

This seminar series aims to be low-carbon and widely available through live streaming on Facebook.

The events for January include:

Jan. 13 Democratizing Spatial Planning for Nature and People
Presented by Richard Schuster, Carleton University, from 12 to 1 p.m. at HNES 140.

Jan. 20 – Assessing Seabird Bycatch In Emerging Arctic Fisheries
Presented by Jennifer Provencher, wildlife health unit head, Canadian Wildlife Service, Environment and Climate Change Canada, from 12 to 1 p.m. at HNES 140.

Jan. 27 – Bringing Back the Bats
Presented by Christina Davy, research scientist, Ministry of Natural Resources & Forestry, from 12 to 1 p.m. at HNES 140.

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