ecology http://wvxu.org en Zoo Educator Named National Geographic Grosvenor Fellow http://wvxu.org/post/zoo-educator-named-national-geographic-grosvenor-fellow <p></p><p> Sun, 06 Apr 2014 11:30:05 +0000 Mark Heyne 25134 at http://wvxu.org Zoo Educator Named National Geographic Grosvenor Fellow Dr. Karen Strier to Speak at Barrows Conservation Lecture Series http://wvxu.org/post/dr-karen-strier-speak-barrows-conservation-lecture-series <p></p><p><a href="http://www.anthropology.wisc.edu/index.php" target="_blank">&nbsp;&nbsp;</a></p><p><a href="http://www.anthropology.wisc.edu/index.php" target="_blank">University of Wisconsin </a>Professor of Anthropology Dr. Karen Strier is the opening speaker for this year’s <a href="http://cincinnatizoo.org/events/winifred-emil-barrows-lecture-series/" target="_blank">Barrows Conservation Lecture Series</a>. in her April 9 presentation, “Primate Conservation in the 21<sup>st</sup> Century: Insights from the Muriqui Monkeys of Brazil,” Dr. Strier will trace the behavioral, ecological, and demographic changes over her 30-year study of a growing population of one of the world’s most critically endangered primates. She spoke with the <a href="http://www.cincinnatizoo.org." target="_blank">Cincinnati Zoo’s</a> Thane Maynard about her findings, and what they mean for our rapidly changing world. Fri, 04 Apr 2014 10:30:00 +0000 Mark Perzel 25026 at http://wvxu.org Dr. Karen Strier to Speak at Barrows Conservation Lecture Series Western Wildlife Corridor http://wvxu.org/post/western-wildlife-corridor <p>The <a href="http://westernwildlifecorridor.org/"><strong>Western Wildlife Corridor</strong></a> is working hard to improve the Ohio River Valley, specifically on the western side of Hamilton County. Stretching from Mill Creek near downtown to the Great Miami River bordering Indiana, one of the primary threats, according to <strong>WWC President Tim Sisson</strong>, is the prevalence of invasive plant species. Mark Perzel talks with Mr. Sisson about this and other threats, and how the WWC is working to improve this area of the county.</p> Fri, 12 Oct 2012 05:30:20 +0000 Mark Perzel 4874 at http://wvxu.org Western Wildlife Corridor Effects of the 2012 Draught http://wvxu.org/post/effects-2012-draught <p><a href="http://www.nwf.org/News-and-Magazines/Media-Center/Faces-of-NWF/Doug-Inkley.aspx">Dr. Doug Inkley</a>, senior scientist at the <a href="http://www.nwf.org/">National Wildlife Federation</a>, joins <a href="http://cincinnatizoo.org/about-us/thane-maynard/">Thane Maynard</a> to discuss the devastating effects of this summer’s drought on wildlife, fish and vegetation, and the ramifications it will have into the future.</p> Fri, 14 Sep 2012 05:31:05 +0000 Thane Maynard 3856 at http://wvxu.org Effects of the 2012 Draught