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How Urbanization Affects Wild Birds with Researcher Lauren Pharr

Tuesday, December 12, 2023,
5:30 pm
to 6:30 pm

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Lauren Pharr uses binoculars in the field. (photo © Chuck Gordon)

In our increasingly urban world, anthropogenic (human-produced) changes such as light pollution are dramatically affecting wildlife. Join Lauren D. Pharr, a PhD student at North Carolina State University, for a discussion of her research into the impacts of urbanization on birds. This is a Harris Center/LAB GIRLS+ offering, open to all people interested in hearing from young researchers in the field.

5:30 to 6:30 p.m. via Zoom. To get the login details, please register here.

Closed captioning will be available. For more information, contact Susie Spikol.

Lauren D. Pharr is an avian ecologist and PhD student pursuing a degree in Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology at North Carolina State University (NCSU). Her current research focuses on the effects of climate change on nestling success in the federally endangered Red-cockaded Woodpecker. She earned her BS in Environmental Biology from Wingate University in 2019 and her MS in Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology from NCSU in 2021. In addition to her research, Lauren is an engaged science communicator and a contributing editor for North Carolina Sea Grant. She is also a member of The Wildlife Society’s Editorial Advisory Board, an advocate for Black and historically excluded minorities in STEM, and co-founder of the non-profit organization, Field Inclusive. She lives in Raleigh, North Carolina.


Tuesday, December 12, 2023
5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
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Susie Spikol
(603) 525-3394