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Reducing lead poisoning in birds. Zoom Evening Meeting reminder, Tuesday, 3 May, 7:30 p.m.

May 3, 2022

You are all invited to the next ZOOM meeting
of Santa Monica Bay Audubon Society

Laysan Albatross (Photo: Breck Tyler)
On May 3, 2022 at 7:30 pm, Join the Zoom Presentation by CLICKING HERE

Reducing lead poisoning in birds, with Myra Finkelstein.
Zoom Evening Meeting, Tuesday, 3 May, 7:30 p.m.

Zoom waiting room opens 7:15 p.m.

Even though lead’s toxicity to humans and wildlife has been known for centuries, lead poisoning is still a significant problem for many avian species.  I will talk about the work our research group has done to document the sources and effects of lead poisoning in Laysan Albatross on Midway Atoll and California Condors in California. Our multi-disciplinary approach combines the fields of toxicology and population ecology to understand the impact of lead on the current and future health of these two majestic birds.  Overall, I illustrate how science is critical for the conservation of wildlife by identifying effective solutions to inform management and policy decisions.  

California Condor (Photo: Daniel George)

Myra Finkelstein is an Adjunct Professor in the Microbiology and Environmental Toxicology Department at the University of California Santa Cruz and her research focuses on human impacts to wildlife with an emphasis on contaminant-induced effects.

On May 3, 2022 at 7:30 pm, Join the Zoom Presentation by CLICKING HERE

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