Event Date: March 7, 2018
Conservation Science: Bird and Butterfly Migration around Georgian Bay
Presented by Elora Grahame, M.Sc. Candidate, Integrative Biology, University of Guelph
Bishop Strachan School
298 Lonsdale Road, Toronto
5 pm cocktail reception | 6 pm talk
Free admission – RSVP
Animal migration patterns are a topic of increasing scientific and conservation interest, as scientists work to halt population declines and prepare for a changing climate. Important research on bird and insect migration is being done right here in Ontario, and the GBLT is proud to contribute to this through our participation in the Motus Wildlife Tracking Program. The better we understand how these threatened animals are using and moving through our area, the better we can plan to protect their habitats and flyways.
On March 7th, join us to learn first-hand about some of the work being done in the Georgian Bay area by scientists at the University of Guelph. Elora Grahame (M.Sc. Candidate, Integrative Biology) will present some of the research conducted by the Norris Lab, especially that which focuses on migratory connectivity as it relates to birds and butterflies. An upcoming study investigating the reproductive success and survival of breeding Eastern Whip-poor-wills and Common Nighthawks near Georgian Bay will also be discussed. See you there!
The evening will begin with a cocktail reception at 5pm, followed by the talk at 6.
If you plan to attend, please RSVP below: