Saturday, November 5, 2022
Crete Hall, Hutchins Street Square, Lodi, CA
Dr. Gary Ivey will talk about the Sandhill Crane populations that breed and winter in California and the broader Pacific Flyway. He will discuss the migration routes, wintering, and breeding areas of the 3 subspecies that use the state. He will speak about their behavior and biology and also their conservation needs in the Flyway and the California Delta.
Gary Ivey works with the International Crane Foundation as a Research Associate and is an expert on Sandhill Cranes in the Pacific Flyway. He has worked with wildlife for over 40 years, concentrating his work on waterbirds, waterfowl, and wetland conservation. He work included 20 years as a biologist at several western refuges, including 15 years at Malheur Refuge. He studied nesting ecology of Sandhill Cranes for his Master’s Thesis and wintering ecology of Sandhill Cranes for his PhD, both at Oregon State University.
THIS IS A FREE PRESENTATION