Event Title: Bat Chat!: The State of North American Bats
VMS-AT: AT: Hill Country Chapter Other Approved Training (Enter AT#, Class Title as posted, Location, and Presenter)
Comments: AT23-181 Webinar Bat Chat!: The State of North American Bats, Presenter: Amanda Adams (AT=1h)
Event Date: 5/30/2023
Event Time: 1:00p-2:00p
Dr. Amanda Adams will be providing us with an overview of the findings of the recently released State of the Bats of North America report.
This report is the culmination of nearly three years of work on the part of our science team and our partners throughout the continent. It highlights the current threats, ways to support conservation, and the benefits that bats and conservation can provide.
Amanda has worked with bats for more than 20 years. As the Director of Research Coordination, she maintains communication and collaboration among internal and external partners for conservation research across BCI. She also runs BCI’s Student Research Scholarship Program and is passionate about developing capacity for bat conservation. Amanda specializes in bioacoustics and has broad research experience, particularly in behavioral and sensory ecology. She serves as adjunct faculty in the Department of Biology at Texas A&M University. Amanda received her Ph.D. from Western University in Canada and a B.Sc. and M.Sc. from the University of California, San Diego. She completed postdoctoral research at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev and Texas A&M University.
Cost: no charge
Dr. Amanda Adams, Director of Research Coordination
Bat Conservation International