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Rio Brazos Audubon Society Program

September 13, 2017 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History
3232 Briarcrest Dr
Bryan, TX 77802

FREE and open to the public, plenty of parking at the Brazos Center.

Title: Does Time Change Everything? Recent Research on the Northern Bobwhite

Speaker: Rachel Smith, M.S. candidate, Caesar Kleberg Wildlife Research Institute, Texas A&M Kingsville

Description:  The Northern Bobwhite has been an iconic gamebird for centuries across much of the eastern United States. They are an important indicator species for the health of native grassland areas. Unfortunately, these birds have been on the decline since the 1960s across much of their range. However, south Texas is one of their last strongholds and has even seen an increase in bobwhite numbers. The talk will focus on general bobwhite ecology in the south Texas plains and on the new methods being used to track bobwhite populations in the area.  Specifically, Rachel will be presenting results from her own research examining bobwhite response to landscape recovery after various grazing treatments.

Location: Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History

Brazos Center
3232 Briarcrest Drive, Bryan TX

Date:       Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017

Starts:      6:30 pm

Ends:       ca. 8:00 pm

FREE and open to the public, plenty of parking at the Brazos Center.

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