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May 16 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Dr. Amanda Hale will return to provide an update on her research on “The Effects of Wind Power on Bats” at the May 16, 2019 meeting. Her primary research focus is on the indirect and direct effects of wind turbines on birds and bats. In partnership with NextEra Energy Resources, she has been working at Wolf Ridge Wind, a utility-scale wind farm located in north-central Texas since 2009.
Dr. Hale is a broadly trained ecologist with interests in behavioral ecology, evolutionary biology, genetics, and conservation. She is currently Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Program at the Department of Biology at Texas Christian University. She has a BS, BA and MS from Purdue University and a Ph.D. from University of Miami.
The Elm Fork Chapter meets the third Thursday of the month. Meet and greet at 9 am, business meeting starts at 9:30, followed by a presentation.