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Effects of changing snow conditions on an iconic raptor of the GYE: the Great Gray Owl, Katherine Gura

August 1 @ 5:30 pm 8:30 pm MDT

A large gray owl, flying low and reaching its talons into snow
Great Gray Owl hunting in the snow (Steve Mattheis)

2024 Harlow Summer Seminar Series: August 1st

Talk Title: Effects of changing snow conditions on an iconic raptor of the GYE: the Great Gray Owl
Speaker: Katherine Gura, Colorado State University

We will host a BBQ at 5:30 followed by the seminar at 6:30, with a $10.00 suggested donation for attending the event. The event is open to the public and reservations are not required.

Attend Virtually: The talk will also be live on Zoom. The zoom link will be made available through our email list. If you haven’t already, join our mailing list!

Bio

Dr. Katherine Gura is a research scientist at Colorado State University and a research associate at Teton Raptor Center.  Her research focuses on the ecological effects of environmental change, including how wildlife respond to changing snow conditions.  She has conducted research in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem (GYE) since 2009, primarily on avian ecology.  She earned her PhD in Ecology from the University of Wyoming, and her dissertation focused on the factors influencing facultative movements and breeding by Great Gray Owls in the GYE.

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