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Ecology Center Seminar Series: Dr. Peter Marra, March 24th and 25th, 2021 4-5 PM
Ecology Center Seminar Series Announcement
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Greetings from the USU Ecology Center:
Our next ECSS Speaker is Dr. Peter Marra
The Ecology Center is excited to announce our upcoming seminar with Dr. Peter Marra. Dr. Marra is currently the director of the Georgetown Environment Initiative, Laudato Si’ Professor in Biology and the Environment, and Professor in the McCourt School of Public Policy. Before Georgetown, he had a 20-year career at the Smithsonian Institution, most recently as Director of the Migratory Bird Center. He has a Ph.D. from Dartmouth College and has authored over 225 papers published in journals such as Science, Nature, and Conservation Biology on various aspects of the biology and conservation of birds and other animals, as well as on topics as broad as urban disease ecology. Dr. Marra has founded several large research and communication initiatives, including Neighborhood Nestwatch, The Migratory Connectivity Project, and the Animal Mortality and Monitoring Program.
Dr. Marra’s seminars will be from 4-5PM MST on both Wednesday, March 24, and Thursday, March 25.
Wednesday: “Cat Wars: The Devastating Consequences of a Cuddly Killer.”
Meeting ID: 838 8123 6898
Thursday: “Unraveling the Mysteries of Bird Migration: Connectivity, Cycles and Technology.”
Meeting ID: 865 0037 7742
Dr. Marra also has appointments available to meet with students and faculty at various times on Wednesday and Thursday prior to the seminars. Please sign up in the Google doc (link below) and please include your preferred email address when you sign up so we can effectively contact you with info regarding refreshments etc.
Dr. Marra Remote Schedule Template 2020-21 (2) (1).docx – Google Docs
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