Birds of Paradise Lost: Evolution, Extinction and Conservation of Hawaii's Birds
Feb 9, 2017 7:00 PM
A Presentation by Dr. Rob Fleischer, Senior Scientist with Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute, National Zoological Park
Please join us as the Maunakea Speaker Series kicks off its first community presentation Thursday, February 9th starting at 7 pm. This free Speaker Series will be held in the UH Hilo Sciences and Technology Building (STB) room 108. On-campus parking is open and available without charge.
Dr. Rob Fleischer of the Smithsonian Institution will discuss Hawaii's native birds, and how he and his colleagues use DNA methods to study the evolutionary relationships, population genetics, diets, and the impacts and mitigation of introduced disease.
Please note the correct date and time is Thursday, 9 February at 7pm.