WiSE Event- Science on Tap
Dr. Winifred Frick
Associate Research Professor, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, UC Santa Cruz
"Wings of Wonder: Saving Bats around the World"
Dr. Winifred Frick is Chief Scientist at Bat Conservation International and an Associate Research Professor in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at UC Santa Cruz. Dr. Frick has studied bats for nearly 20 years and has worked around the world, including places such as Mexico, Rwanda, Guinea, Fiji, and Jamaica to study and protect bat populations. With nearly 1400 species, bats are the second most diverse group of mammals on earth, yet many species are threatened by the forces of global change. Dr. Frick will showcase the fascinating natural history of bats as well as discuss the challenges and opportunities for protecting bats here at home and abroad.
Wednesday, December 19 at 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Crepe Place 1134 Soquel Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95062