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OOPS General Meeting featuring Joe Liebezeit of the Audubon Society of Portland

  • November 20, 2019
  • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Lucky Labrador Public House, 7675 SW Capitol Hwy, Portland, OR 97219

 

 Joe Liebezeit

Staff Scientist & Avian Conservation Program Manager 

"Seabirds and community science: Unveiling mysteries of seabirds to help protect Oregon's iconic coast" 

  • Wildlife and habitat value of Oregon's coast + economic and recreational value as well
  • Seabird life history and challenges and threats they face + some recent success stories
  • Key conservation issues Audubon is working on: marine reserves + rocky habitat protection
  • Example of how one of our bird-focused community science efforts is informing our conservation work
  • How you can help
Joe joined Portland Audubon in July 2013. He has over 20 years’ experience as a wildlife biologist and conservationist studying birds and other wildlife in diverse habitats throughout the U.S. and internationally. Prior to his position with Portland Audubon, Joe worked for the Wildlife Conservation Society for 12 years, leveraging on-the-ground science efforts to protect wildlife from oil development and climate change impacts in Arctic Alaska. Joe received his Bachelor’s degree in Zoology from the University of New Hampshire and a Master’s Degree in Wildlife Management from Humboldt State University. Joe has lived in the northwest for nearly 20 years and in Portland since 2005. In his free time, Joe enjoys family time with his wife, two daughters, and pets. Joe enjoys playing and listening to music, exploring natural areas, and of course, bird watching!

 

 

 

 

 

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