Alpine Habitats, Climate Change, and Rosy-Finches with Carl Brown – Naturalist Journeys Online Presentation Series
March 16, 2022 @ 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Alpine Habitats, Climate Change, and Rosy-Finches
Presented by Carl Brown
Co-hosted by the Green Mountain Audubon Society
Part of the Naturalist Journeys 2021-22 Winter Presentation Series
March 16 | 6 – 7 pm EST | Free | Live via ZOOM
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Alpine ecosystems are rapidly changing in the face of climate change, with their avian occupants relatively understudied. From cliff nesting rosy-finches, to tundra obligate pipits and generalist sparrows, these communities face the potential for massive change in a warming environment. In this presentation, Carl Brown will discuss habitat associations that lend to climate vulnerability, potential arctic parallels, and the adventures of nest searching on alpine cliffs in the Rocky Mountains.
About the Presenter: Carl Brown is a Wildlife Biologist at Biodiversity Research Institute, with a background including loon and waterbird conservation, ungulates and disease, beaver translocation, and large carnivore collaring. Carl received a master’s in zoology and physiology from the University of Wyoming studying Black Rosy-Finch. Prior to joining BRI, Brown worked for the Wyoming Game and Fish Department, National Park Service, and many non-profits and universities in the intermountain west. Carl and his work recently headlined the Summer 2019 issue of Audubon Magazine.
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