Three Billion Birds Gone – A Presentation by Doug Stotz, Senior Conservation Ecologist, Keller Science Action Center, Field Museum

Doug was scheduled to be our Keynote Speaker at our Annual Meeting in March but, like so many others, we had to cancel the event due to the pandemic.  Doug is a senior ecologist in the Keller Science Action Center at the Chicago Field Museum.  After earning his bachelor’s degree in biology at University of Arizona he went on to earn his PhD in evolutionary biology from University of Chicago in 1990. He is a leading expert on the effects of Climate Change on bird populations and he was quoted extensively in the Chicago Tribune front page expose’ last fall titled: Three Billion Birds Gone.

Upcoming Events

Discover Wapello ~ A Discussion with Archaeologist Phil Millhouse, PhD

October 3 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm

JDCF will be Live on Facebook with special guest and renowned archaeologist, Phil Millhouse, PhD, at the Wapello Land & Water Reserve, the site of his doctoral field work in 2005. Phil will talk about his initial findings, which contributed to Wapello being placed on the National Register of Historic Places due to its cultural […] Read More

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Meet the Members of GALE ~ A Facebook Live Event

October 15 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am

We will be Live from the worksite at Horseshoe Mound with members of the Galena Area Land Enthusiasts (GALE), a volunteer group that has been helping our stewardship staff with field work since 2012.  This group of not-so-young guys and gals work year round in all weather conditions battling invasive species, assisting with prescribed burns, […] Read More

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