Fall 2016 Lincoln Park Zoo Seminars




October 13

Krista Patriquin, University of Toronto

The world of bats: Evolution, ecology, and conservation

October 27

Travis Gallo, Lincoln Park Zoo

Is single species management an effective strategy for wildlife conservation?: A case study from northwestern Colorado

November 3

Janice Kelly, University of Illinois

Filling in the Gaps of Conspecific Attraction for Conservation: Experiments with the Yellow Warbler

November 10

Alexander Georgiev, Northwestern University

The costs of male mating effort in chimpanzees and rhesus macaques

November 17

Kelly Ksiazek-Mikenas, Northwestern University and the Chicago Botanic Garden

Urban green roofs for native plant conservation

November 22

Judy Che-Castaldo, Brent Johnson, Lauren Terwilliger, and Kayla Melton, Lincoln Park Zoo

How are we zoo-ing? Assessing the long-term viability of zoo populations

December 1

Katie Amato, Northwestern University

Gut microbes: a missing piece to the conservation puzzle?

All talks will be held at 1:00 PM, in the zoo’s Keller Auditorium, which is in the Education building directly south of the east gate entrance from the parking lot.  Most talks are on Thursdays, however, the talk on the 22nd is on Tuesday because of Thanksgiving.