Dr. Judd Howell, director of the USGS-Patuxent Wildlife Research Center in Laurel, Md., will speak at Frostburg State University on Thursday, April 14, at 7 p.m. in room 226 of the Compton Science Center. His lecture is entitled “Biological Research in the U.S. Geological Survey? Rocks Don’t Reproduce!”
Howell’s work has included surveying bald eagles and falcons in Wyoming, studying bird habitat use on Alcatraz Island and examining the population dynamics and habitat use of tule elk at Point Reyes National Seashore. Howell also conducted research about land use change and biodiversity of terrestrial vertebrates in the national parks of California and Brittany, France. In addition, he began the bird of prey banding and migration study that has become the Golden Gate Raptor Observatory in San Francisco. Howell holds B.S. and M.S. degrees in zoology, as well as a Ph.D. in Wildland Resource Science (Wildlife Ecology).
This presentation is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Jim Jeffries at 301-687-0919, extension 12.
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