Dr. Martin A. Stapanian
Research Ecologist, U.S. Geological Survey, Great Lakes Science Center, Sandusky, Ohio.
Surrounding land cover types as predictors of palustrine wetland vegetation quality in conterminous USA
Friday, April 27th from 12:00-1:00 pm
WFES, Room 407
Don’t forget that tomorrow, Friday, April 20th, our own Dr. Josh Perkin will be giving a seminar on “Fish ecology and conservation in riverscapes” as part of the WFSC Graduate Lunchtime Seminar Series, Spring 2018.
BioBlitz is a large-scale biodiversity awareness event that takes place at Lick Creek Park on Friday, April 27th from 7:30-9PM and Saturday, April 28th from 9AM-2PM.
On Friday, there will be a bat walk to see what kind of nocturnal wildlife can be seen. Saturday is the larger portion of the event, where a variety of booths focused on mammals, reptiles, birds, and fish that will be set up and have live displays of local wildlife found in the park. The main goal of the event is to spread conservation awareness and allow kids the chance to connect with nature through several interactive activities.
WFSC Animal Conservation Seminar
Dr. Kentaro Inoue
Assistant Research Scientist, Texas A&M Natural Resource Institute
Mistaken identities: Using Molecular Systematics for Freshwater Mussel Conservation
Friday, 30th March, 12:00-1:00pm, HFSB 102
Dr. Kentaro Inoue will present aspects of his research on molecular systematics, taxonomy and conservation of endangered freshwater mussels in the US. There will be a graduate student pizza lunch with Dr. Inoue in WFES 236 directly after the seminar (1:05-2:00pm). If you would like to meet with Dr. Inoue please email Kevin Conway (email@example.com).
More details on Dr. Inoue’s research interests and accomplishments can be found on his webpage:
The Texas A&M Chapter of the Wildlife Society BBQ and Annual Department Awards will be held Saturday, April 14th from 6:00-8:00 pm. Presale tickets are only $15 and can be purchased at the WFES building, room 150. Admission will include dinner, drinks, and a chance to win a prize! There will be a photo contest, raffles and a silent auction. See the attached flyer for more information.
We look forward to seeing you there!