Ecology, Evolution, and Conservation Biology Seminar Series

Ecology, Evolution, and Conservation Biology Seminar Series

Winter term 2023-24
Wednesdays 4-5 P.M.
LINC 302


Sponsoring Departments and Units
Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation Sciences, College of Forestry, Forest Ecosystems and Society, Botany and Plant Pathology, Integrative Biology, OSU Research Office

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January 17 // Bears, salmon and people; applied conservation science in the Great Bear Rainforest
Chris Darimont, University of Victoria
Professor, Raincoast Research Chair in Applied Conservation Science, Department of Geography

January 24 // Simulation-based inference for ecology and evolution
Peter Ralph, University of Oregon
Associate Professor, Institute of Ecology and Evolution, Departments of Mathematics and Biology

January 31 // "Psychologically wise” strategies for connecting conservation science and climate action
Megan Jones, Oregon State University
Assistant Unit Leader, USGS Oregon Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, OSU Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation Sciences

February 7 // Local and Global Biodiversity Monitoring with the Internet of Animals
Roland Kays, North Carolina State University
Research Professor, Director of the Biodiversity Lab at the NC Museum of Natural Sciences

February 14 // Conserving genetic diversity of at-risk species across the data-availability spectrum
Brenna Forester, US Fish and Wildlife Service Division of Endangered Species
Service Endangered Species Biologist

February 21 // Generalization vs Specialization in Computer Vision for Ecology
Sara Beery,  Massachussets Institute of Technology
Homer A. Burnell Career Development Professor, Faculty of Artificial Intelligence and Decision-Making

February 28 // Lost connections: understanding and restoring connectivity to create resilience in atoll ecosystems
Hillary Young, UC Santa Barbara
Professor of Ecology, Evolution, and Marine Biology

March 6 // How to Talk About Conservation So People Will Listen
Michelle Nijhuis
Environmental journalist and best-selling author of Beloved Beasts: Fighting for Life in the Age of Extinction

March 13 // Wildlife ecology and conservation in a brighter world
Neil Carter, University of Michigan
Associate Professor, Conservation & Coexistence Research Group