From the creation of the world's most comprehensive wildlife surveys to Rachel Carson's pioneering work on the effects of DDT on migratory birds, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has built a reputation for science excellence that spans decades. The Service’s Office of the Science Advisor (OSA) will play a key role in supporting and strengthening our agency's tradition of scientific excellence in the conservation of fish, wildlife, plants and their habitat. Because science is always evolving, the OSA Web Conference Seminar Series is designed to provide the latest cutting-edge scientific information and research and highlight key OSA priorities such as:
By introducing a variety of voices and topics each month, the OSA Webinar Series hopes to contribute to a growing scientific community of practice across the Service, connect our agency and employees to the larger scientific community, and help cultivate the next generation of Service scientists.
Who should attend: These series are designed for FWS conservation practitioners and managers.
How to attend: Participants must register in advance to attend this webinar. For information on how to register, please see the webinar announcement.
May 16, 2013 - Anne Badgley, FWS Ethics Program Director and Deputy Ethics Counselor. "Ethics Program Snap Shot." Register here.
January 17, 2013 - Dr. Deanna (Dede) H. Olson, Pacific Northwest Research Station, US Forest Service. "The New Normal: Applied and Basic Research to Engineer a Future for Amphibians." Register here.
February 21, 2013 - Sarah E. Rinkevich, Ph.D., U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Southwest Region. "An Example of an Interdisciplinary Approach to Study Endangered Species on Native American Lands in Arizona: Mexican Gray Wolves and the Western Apache." Register here.
March 21, 2013 - Erika Zavaleta, Ph.D., University of California Santa Cruz, Environmental Studies Department. "Building Resilience: How Can We Steward Nature Through Climate" Register here.
April 18, 2013 - Sara Ward, USFWS NC Ecological Services Field Office, Mike Bryant, USFWS Coast NC NWR Complex, and Brian Van Eerden, The Nature Conservancy. "Peatland Conservation in the Albemarle Pamlico Region - Meeting the Challenge of a Changing Climate" Register here.
Last updated: May 6, 2013
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