2020 FWCB and Conservation Sciences Spotlight - Virtual
This year's Conservation Sciences Spotlight Event will include undergraduate and graduate student awards, presentation of the Early Career Alumni Award to owl biologist Jon Slaght and the Distinguished Career Alumni Award to wetland biologist and former DNR Commissioner Tom Landwehr, and “Thesis-in-Three Minutes” presentations by graduate students.
The Spotlight will conclude with the Distinguished Professor Lecture by Francie Cuthbert, who will speak on Recovering a conservation reliant endangered shorebird: Four decades of science and progress in the Great Lakes.
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Thursday, October 1, 2020: Virtual Spotlight Event
Attendees must pre-register to attend this free event. A confirmation email will include information about joining the meeting!
3:00 PM - Opening remarks (Rob Blair)
3:10 PM - Graduate Student Lightning Talks
3:30 PM - Undergraduate Awards (Jim Perry)
3:45 PM - Early Career Alumni Award - Jonathan Slaght - (MS, PhD)
4:00 PM - Distinguished Alumni Award - Tom Landwehr - (BS, MS)
4:15 PM - Distinguished Professor Lecture - Francie Cuthbert
5:00 PM - Closing remarks
Join us for an in-depth look at our Awardees' Research: Conservation Sciences Weekly Seminars
Friday, October 2, 2020: Jon Slaght: "Fish Owls in Russia: Negotiating Blizzards and Eccentrics in Pursuit of a Conservation Degree"
Friday, October 16, 2020: Tom Landwehr: "Can't Sit Still: A forty-year career in conservation."