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Movement of Life

April 22, 2017 | 10:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

From eyes in the sky to ultralight tags to GPS trackers, it is now possible for scientists and the public to follow where organisms – from plants to people – are and where they are moving.  All that data makes for informed conservation planning.

Speakers

Peter Leimgruber

Peter Leimgruber

Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute

Crystal Davis

Crystal Davis

Director of Global Forest Watch

Melissa Garren

Melissa Garren

Chief Scientific Officer, Pelagic Data Systems

Autumn-Lynn Harrison

Autumn-Lynn Harrison

Research Ecologist, Migratory Bird Center, Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute

Michelle LaRue

Michelle LaRue

Research Ecologist and Public Speaker at the University of Minnesota,