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The Dark Side of Light - Effects of Light Pollution on Avian Biology and Foraging in Urban Environments
Tuesday 23 February 2021, 07:00pm - 08:00pm
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DATE:  February 23, 2021

TIME:  7:00 PM - 8:00 PM 

TITLE:  The Dark Side of Light:  Effects of Light Pollution on Avian Biology and Foraging in Urban Environments

PROGRAM: Dr. Brett Seymoure of Washington University will introduce the cause and problem of artificial light at night and the main mechanisms through which it alters bird biology. He will present data showing how artificial light alters the visual abilities and physiology of birds including a study on bird predation of moths under artificial light sources.

PRESENTER:  Brett Seymore, Ph.D., Washington University, and IDA Missouri Board Member

HOW TO PARTICIPATE:  Visit the St. Louis Audubon Society website to register: https://stlouisaudubon.org/event-directory/

 

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