Songbirds, tourism talks

The Alaska Coastal Rainforest Center will host two speakers as part of UAS’ Biology Seminar today, April 18, in Juneau.

From noon to 1 p.m., John Marzluff, a professor at the University of Washington, will speak at the Juneau campus on the “Effects of urbanization on song sparrow population connectivity.” He will present 12 years of research done around the Seattle area on diversity, abundance and demography of songbirds before, during and after suburban development in room 204 of the Anderson Building.

From 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the Glacier View room at the Egan classroom wing at the Juneau campus, Kristin Timm, a professor at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, will discuss the “Nature-based tourism and environmental change in Juneau.”


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